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1998 DODGE DAKOTA 3.9L V6 WILL TURN OVER BUT WILL NOT START

MY 98 DODGE DAKOTA 3.9L V6 WILL TURN OVER BUT DOES NOT FIRE. IT WILL START IF I HOLD DOWN THE GAS PEDEL, BUT AS SO AS I LET OFF IT DIES. I CAN DRIVE IT BUT HAVE TO DRIVE WITH BOTH FEET. ONE TO OPERATE BRAKES AND THE OTHER TO PUMP GAS PEDAL. I HAVE TO POP IT IN NEUTRAL AT STOPS SO I CAN KEEP PUMPING GAS PEDAL

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  • drozendaal Feb 26, 2009

    BATTERY IS ABOUT 3 YEARS OLD.

    I HAVE PLENTY OF CRANKING POWER.

    BUT I'LL CHECK MY TERMINALS JUST INCASE

  • mike loshbough
    mike loshbough May 11, 2010

    how old is the battery.

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If battery is weak the idle air control solenoid will search for the right position and stall have battery load tested if good put in a idle air control solenoid..

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