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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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how many hours will take to change the heater core on this truck and I have to drain the a/c freon
How many hour will take to change the heater core on this truck? can I do it whitout draining the air condition freon(this truck use R12 freon or 134?
Asked by Gustavo S February 27, 2013, 10:14 am 1 reply
truck pulls to the right
My 96 didge dakota pulls to the right. I have rotated the tires but that did not help.
Asked by Curt S February 17, 2013, 5:47 pm 1 reply
high pitch noise
sound like mud tires on pavement air plane like noise
Asked by Alex C February 25, 2013, 4:41 pm 1 reply
89 dodge dakota wont start
i have a 89 dodge dakota, it wont start and randomly sometimes it will. what could be wrong?
Asked by Tyler R February 16, 2013, 11:39 am 1 reply
My 1997 Dodge Dakota will sometimes stall out.
My Dakota recently had a major tuneup but it will still sometimes stall out mostly during normal city driving conditions. Sometimes it will stall when stopped for a red light but n...
Asked by Kenneth R February 7, 2013, 7:04 pm 3 replies
Is it worth it?
89 Dodge has sat for a year. Needs computer box and steering column must be replaced. Is it worth fixing?
Asked by GailRena J January 31, 2013, 1:11 pm 1 reply
why is my fuse continuously blowing?!?!
I have a 07 Dakota and bought new led tail lights through ebay. installed them, and only one tail light continues to blow the fuse, blown 5 fuses already.. why is this happening an...
Asked by Blair C February 5, 2013, 5:54 pm 0 reply
headlight change
Does the headlight pop out? or change from inside engine area?
Asked by Karen T January 26, 2013, 4:43 pm 1 reply
Why wouldn't the wipers go all the way up?
Wipers travel only about an inch up from the start position. The motor apparently works but poor wiper travel.
Asked by Stephen R January 23, 2013, 12:10 pm 1 reply
Is there a tool that can keep the timing when I remove timing chains?
I am replacing the oil pump in my 2004 Dodge Dakota 4x4 4.7L truck. I was told I could get a tool to remove the timing chains and it will keep them in time. If something like that ...
Asked by Elizabeth J January 22, 2013, 4:58 pm 1 reply

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