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1998 Dodge Dakota Base Reg Cab 112 WB Sport

1998 Dodge Dakota
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Rear Wheel Drive, Reg Cab 6.5'
20 mpg city / 25 mpg hwy
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Will a 2003 Dakota alternator fit in a 2007 dakota? I believe the mounts are the same. I need to know! Help!!
Asked by Jon F November 9, 2014, 10:27 am 0 reply
what could it be have repl headlamp sw due to damage already
back up lamps inop. rear park lamps inop and turn signals flash fast when headlamp switch is on or vehicle is in reverse
Asked by Jim C November 7, 2014, 7:56 am 0 reply
the transmission band on the car i want sticks on first cold start
the transmission band adjustment on the car i want does not act right on the first cold start meaning it sticks in second gear for a few seconds then goes to third. is this a bad p...
Asked by Kevin C October 29, 2014, 3:52 pm 1 reply
how to transfer a car aftermarket radio
i want to know if i can take the wires that hook up to my radio, and transfer it to the one in my truck and would i have to transfer the antenna too?
Asked by Cotye B October 29, 2014, 5:45 pm 0 reply
after arching the alternator, truck wont start
My friend touched the alternator with a wrench while changing rocher arm head gaskets. After putting covers back on. The truck will turn over but will not fire.
Asked by Daniel M October 26, 2014, 8:19 am 0 reply
transmission slipping
what are the main reasons a 97 dodge dakota tranny would slip when its cold but not once it warms up.
Asked by David W October 19, 2014, 3:36 am 1 reply
smog cadallic converter
my 1989 dodge dakota wouldnt pass smog they said i.was missing my cadallic converter but my muffler is a week old what else could it be
Asked by Steve J October 16, 2014, 11:53 pm 1 reply
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apparently my truck may need a head gasket but no one know until engine is taken apart how much damage therefore how much it would be to repair. 2004 dodge dakota v6 3.7 litre, 12...
Asked by Gracie C October 10, 2014, 10:19 am 1 reply
headlights went out but brights still work if I wedge something behind the turn signal to keep it engaged. replaced the headlight switch and checked all the fuses they look good. a...
Asked by Jerrod F September 29, 2014, 11:16 pm 0 reply
headlight problem
my headlights went out but my brights still work if I pull the lever back I replaced the headlight switch and checked the fuses but they are still out
Asked by Jerrod F September 29, 2014, 11:14 pm 0 reply

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