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95 dakota cranks but wont start

95 dakota no power to fuel pump. fuse is good, relay is good. truck will run if you put gas in the throttle body. no check engine light

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Well I'm a chrysler master tech & this is a little odd. There's alot of things not in the question so here are mine. I'm assuming it's a 3.9 no 4wd. When did this happen? When you check for power do you have some one turn the key on while you check? If still no power then make sure all the fuses are good from the one under the hood to the one inside the cab. Next be sure to check the grounds. You'll need to by a manual like a Haynes in order to get a decent wiring diagram. In a worst case senario the main power box under the hood has an issue & the asd relay gets no power,hence no start. Ran into it on a 95 caravan & it took a week to figure it out & no replacement was available & I had to hard wire it so it would run. Hope this helps.

Posted on Jun 20, 2009

  • gsummerfi139 Apr 16, 2011

    no power to the coil no power to the fuel pump no check engine light when you turn on the key

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    Pete MacSparran Apr 16, 2011

    It sounds like an ignition switch or an aftermarket alarm system. You said before in wasn't getting power to the coil. If that were the case it wouldn't run with some gas down the t-body. If this is a new problem, check the fuseable links in & out of the box. The one's out of the box are by the starter. Last thing to check is a wire that runs under the battery tray(green/black stripe) to see if it's corroded in half or damaged. If none of that pans out,run a "key on hot" wire to the proper terminal on the fuse box under the hood. That's where a good diagram comes into play. Oops, one other thing is you only get power for 5 secs. to the fuel pump or coil, until you crank it.You may find this more cheaply solved by a garage with the right equipment. No offense.



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