Ive set the timing on the truck... it runs great for a while and when i drive it over a bump or anything rough it seems, the truck will not stay running without holding the gas down a little. help please
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Re: 1987 dodge dakota
Hi there, im taking a shot in the dark look at the crank sensor at the crankshaft it might be damaged or loose connections this part control the timing for the computer and if it looses signal youll experience this type of problem good luck
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It sounds like you need a good tune-up, such as spark plugs and/or wires. They will act up when cold and when warmed by engine temperature will let the engine run smoothly again. And possibly a distributor cap/rotor.
I would think, most likely the shocks are bad. The springs could be weak, but I would think it would sit a bit low. I'd check the stabilizer links. The vibration could be a bad universal joint in the driveshaft. I'd replace the shocks first.