Question about 1996 Dodge Dakota
I have a 1996 Dakota with the 3.9 Liter. I lost spark. I replaced the Hall Effect pick up and the Crank sensor. The Ignition fuse is good. I bought a repair manual and attempted to diagnose the problem. When following the manual to test the coil and the distributor I had a problem because the illustration pics were not the same. I am getting a negative voltage reading on one of the coil wires. Any ideas? Can you tell me what kind of reading I should be looking for from my voltage meter on the coil wire or such. well my 94 Dakota ran good up until i parked out side my house . Then after a day or two i wanted to go some were I then had no spark
You should have power on one terminal of the coil connector when cranking engine,i prefer using a test light..put the lead of your test light on battery positive and check other coil connector terminal..it should flash/pulse..if it is,you need an ignition coil..if not,you may have an engine controller problem..also check harness near controller and fuseblock for corroded wires..controller may not be powered up properly
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