Turns over slowly

Asked by Feb 14, 2017 at 06:18 PM about the 2004 Dodge Dakota 4 Dr SLT Quad Cab SB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Put a new motor in my 04 dodge Dakota it
turns over but real slow have checked my
grounds and battery is full charged what
could keep it from turning over like it should

4 Answers


How is the starter? May need to load test the starter. Is this engine running?

New starter and the engine does run but haven't had it running in my truck


I wonder if the Ignition Starter Switch is giving you grief, this is what it looks like...... https://www.carid.com/2004-dodge-dakota-ignition-parts/standard-ignition-lock-switch-44863242.html


How long was the engine sitting, wonder if you should pull all the plugs and squirt some oil into the cylinders and turn it over to lube up the rings?

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