1997 dodge dakota no crank no start in early morning.

Asked by Merry Aug 14, 2019 at 12:39 PM about the 1997 Dodge Dakota Sport RWD

Question type: General

i have no crank no start in early morning, starts fine in afternoon. i just
replaced starter and it started ok everyday for a week .now its back to not
starting in early morning

1 Answer

14,200

If your saying the starter motor won't crank the engine, note the diagram. Is it possible for you to crank it in neutral instead of park? If so, check that neutral switch. Make sure battery has a full charge and battery cables/connections all good. See the starter relay, it might be possible to jump load side of relay in order to see if starter motor will crank the engine. By jumping the load side of relay, your bypassing the control side of relay. If you try that, make sure the transmission is in park or neutral and the parking brake is set. Make sure the vehicle can't move.

Your Answer:

Dodge Dakota Experts

  • #1
    Samantha Brown
    Reputation
    2,150
  • #2
    98DAK
    Reputation
    2,120
  • #3
    banana
    Reputation
    1,740
View All

Find great deals from top-rated dealers

Search

Related Models For Sale

Used Dodge RAM 1500
187 listings starting at $6,850
Used Ford F-150
111 Great Deals out of 7,138 listings starting at $995
Used Toyota Tacoma
10 Great Deals out of 544 listings starting at $6,350
Used Ford Ranger
7 Great Deals out of 1,487 listings starting at $1,199
Used Nissan Frontier
7 Great Deals out of 257 listings starting at $4,699
Used GMC Sierra 1500
59 Great Deals out of 3,488 listings starting at $4,595
Used Dodge Durango
52 Great Deals out of 939 listings starting at $3,900
Used Chevrolet S-10
3 listings
Used Dodge RAM 2500
53 listings starting at $5,900

Used Cars for Sale

2009 Dodge Dakota For Sale
3 listings starting at $9,801
2008 Dodge Dakota For Sale
11 listings starting at $6,300
2007 Dodge Dakota For Sale
8 listings starting at $6,994

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use. Content will be removed if CarGurus becomes aware that it violates our policies.