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1998 dodge dakota 3.9 v6 cranks but wont start in rain/snow/cold weather

When weather warms up or dries up - it starts and runs perfect. Sprayed ether in tb and still wouldnt start. replaced ign coil but same problem

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  • Scott Jan 03, 2013

    Replaced coil and all is good. Starts in rain, snow or cold weather now!

  • Dan Schramm
    Dan Schramm Oct 01, 2016

    The ignition coil is the most likely cause. My 94 Dodge Dakota had the same problem. Cheap and simple fix.

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It only does it in bad wet weather check distributor cap it probably cracked

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If it cranks good when the problem is ongoing, have a helper crank it while you visually check for spark at the plugs, if spark everywhere, use a gage and check fuel pressure.

How long since a tune-up?

Posted on Apr 23, 2015

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SOURCE: 1998 dodge neon turns over but wont start

your crank sensor it is located on the back of your engine block behind the alternator check it see if it is bad

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SOURCE: 2003 Dodge Ram 3500 Diesel hot and cold start issues without plug

your glow plugs not working or glow plug relay or controller not working.

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