95 dodge dakota

Asked by Sep 24, 2017 at 06:06 PM about the 1995 Dodge Dakota

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have a 95 dodge dakota 318 5.2 v8 magnum 2wd
i can go start it up and it will run fine i get going
down the road for a few and it wants to stall out on
me sometimes it will start running again while its
rolling or sometimes it wont . it will back fire out
the exhaust or breather it will start rite back up
sometimes but sometimes it wont.  i have to let it
sit for a while and it will start . i cant run it with the
breather eather or it will stall quicker . oh even
when i use the a.c i have changed the fuel pump,
distributer cap, distributer rotor, spark plugs n
wires, oil change, radiator flush. Can anyone help
me please

2 Answers

On similar older dodge vehicles I've seen the idle air control to be a problem. The idle air control is on the side, or the bottom of the throttle body. But first, take the intake tube off the throttle body and clean the butterfly plate with carb cleaner. DO NOT SPRAY IN THE THROTTLE BODY! Spray on an old rag/t-shirt scrap etc. and wipe out the throttle body. Hold it open with your finger and try to get the areas that the plate touches when closed. If cleaning the throttle body does not help, then look at the idle air control. Wes

Also, get the battery checked. Older chrysler products dont run well with a low voltage battery

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