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I have a 91 Dodge Dakota It will not start it first then the check engine light flashes once then 3 * then 5 * then 5 * And then it starts and then it runs about 5 minutes and eyes Then I go through the flashing light problem again and it starts again and then dies What is the problem with my truck

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    spenceloop Nov 08, 2012

    I found out my '91 Dodge Dakota could need a IGNITION COIL. I went by the sequence & number of my check engine light flashed & wrote it down to look up. It was 1-3-5-5. But yeah it said an IGNITION COIL could have a lot to do with some electrical problems you might have. It has alot to do with electrical systems. Yeah I took the COIL & one of the threatened prongs that you put the two wires on was broke in half.



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    spenceloop Nov 06, 2012

    Also my check engine light and fuel pump in gauge at the same time it usually takes about 10 Minutes after turn the key on



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