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Sounds like fusible link. It's a thick (thicker than normal) wire coming from battery to junction block on firewall. They burn through and/or break down internally - you can replace it with an inline 30amp fuse & holder.

1986 Dodge... | Answered on Jul 10, 2015


remove upper column cover to access switch,anti theft screws may be holding it switch on left cyl on right

1986 Dodge... | Answered on Mar 06, 2015


bad or disconnected brake light switch

1986 Dodge... | Answered on Feb 26, 2014


YOU NEED TO TAKE THE INSIDE DOORPANELS OFF AND CHECK WINDOW WIRINGS AND CONECTIONS, FOR MOISTER AND BREAKS IN WIRES.

1986 Dodge... | Answered on Oct 08, 2013


A simple test is to start the truck and the (be carful her) disconnect the Pos cable and see if stays running. If it shuts off when not connected it is the generator, alternator that has gone bad. See after the truck starts the truck should stay running on its own and also charge the battery. Hope this helps.

1986 Dodge... | Answered on Oct 02, 2012


check if it is a petrol engine if you have any electrical problem like coil or crank sensor or cam sensor or idle speed control sensor

1986 Dodge... | Answered on Sep 04, 2012


1986 Dodge... | Answered on Mar 03, 2012


You may have a bad sensor.

1986 Dodge... | Answered on Dec 13, 2010


If you have gas coming out of the top of the carburetor then you could have either a bad float, a stuck float or a bad needle and seat, all of which are inside the carburetor. The float rises with the level of fuel and shuts off the incoming fuel by pushing the needle valve against the seat thus stopping any more fuel from entering the carburetor until the fuel level drops slightly at which time the needle moves slightly away from the seat and allows more fuel to enter again. You could also have a piece of crud that has gotten between the needle and seat which will prevent the valve from fully closing but that's pretty rare. You will probably need to have the carburetor cleaned, inspected, and have a repair kit installed to fix the problem.

1986 Dodge... | Answered on Jun 08, 2010


No if the clutch was bad you could shift it into the gears but would not move at all if the clutch shattered. However if your meaning you can't get the gear selector to move into gears then you have a different problem.

1986 Dodge... | Answered on May 29, 2010


use a paper match book

1986 Dodge... | Answered on Mar 21, 2010


try cheking uvjoint

1986 Dodge... | Answered on Jan 25, 2010


change alt. have it check at autozone free of charge

1986 Dodge... | Answered on Dec 26, 2009


usually timing just loosen your distributer ,the thing wth all your spark plug wires going to it and turn slightly and keep testing your truck until you get it where you want it. after each slight move of half inch or so tighten it back up and fire the truck up to see if it dies.the distributer has a shaft on it and you will see like a half inch bolt to loosen on the intake manifold so yo can turn it

1986 Dodge... | Answered on Oct 19, 2009


Wow, I had no idea that these engines were used up till 1987 in US trucks. The firing order is 1-4-2-6-3-5


Check out this site http://www.allpar.com/slant6.html

It shows the diagram and more.

I hope this helps.

1986 Dodge... | Answered on Sep 21, 2009

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