2001 Dodge Dakota Hazard-Stop-Turn Signal Lights Not Working

This 2001 Dodge Dakota came in with the complaints that the turn signals, stoplights and hazards lights all quit working. This repair will generally apply to 2001, 2002, 2003 and 2004 Dakota and Durango vehicles. Testing begins with checking fuse 19 in the interior fuse box  and fuse 1 in the power distribution center under … Continue reading “2001 Dodge Dakota Hazard-Stop-Turn Signal Lights Not Working”

2003 Dodge 2500 Pickup, Blower Not Working

This 2003 Dodge 2500 pickup came in with the complaint that the blower would work sometimes and luckily for me it was not working when it came in. A quick check at the blower motor revealed no power at the two wire connector. After looking at a wiring diagram, I did a quick test of … Continue reading “2003 Dodge 2500 Pickup, Blower Not Working”

1994 Dodge Pickup, No Charge Condition

This 1994 full sized Dodge pickup came in with a complaint of the battery going dead. A quick check showed a no charge condition. With the engine running, I checked for power on the main alternator power lead. Next I checked for power going to the field terminals. The inside one had power but the … Continue reading “1994 Dodge Pickup, No Charge Condition”

1997 Dodge Ram 2500 Pickup, No Low Beam Headlights

This 1997 Dodge Ram 2500 pickup came in with the complaint of no low beam headlights. A simple test of tilting the steering column up and down with the headlight and dimmer switches on and positioned for low beam operation proved that the problem was in the steering column when the low beams came on … Continue reading “1997 Dodge Ram 2500 Pickup, No Low Beam Headlights”

2001 Dodge Pickup, Noisy Blower Motor

This 2001 Dodge 1500 Pickup was already in the shop for a temperature control problem and while working on it I notice that the blower motor was very noisy and had a bad vibration to it. There are three screws that have to be removed to take the blower motor out for inspection. Two are … Continue reading “2001 Dodge Pickup, Noisy Blower Motor”

2001 Dodge Pickup, No Temperature Control

This 2001 Dodge 1500 Pickup came in with a complaint that the a/c would blow cold for about 30 seconds and then it would shift to full hot. I started with inspecting the temperature door actuator. It is located under the passenger side of the dash near the transmission hump in the floor board. I … Continue reading “2001 Dodge Pickup, No Temperature Control”

2001 Dodge Durango, ASD Relay Fuse Blows

This 2001 Doge Durango with a 4.7 liter V8 was sent to me from another shop. The truck had come to them with a head gasket leak, which they had already fixed. A new problem had developed though in that the ASD relay fuse in the under hood fuse box would blow sometimes and the … Continue reading “2001 Dodge Durango, ASD Relay Fuse Blows”

1987 Dodge Dakota No Charge Condition

This 1987 Dodge Dakota came in with the complaint of the battery going dead while driving. After checking the system at the battery with a volt meter and amp meter, I went to the voltage regulator on the firewall to start testing. I don’t get a chance to work on something this simple very often … Continue reading “1987 Dodge Dakota No Charge Condition”

1989 Dodge Dakota Blower Inop

1989 Dodge Dakota with a complaint of no blower operation. I have had lots of experience with these and went straight to the problem. Luckily this year model has the blower resistor in a convenient location. Sometimes they are inside the dash or under the washer reservoir at the cowl area on various Chrysler, Dodge … Continue reading “1989 Dodge Dakota Blower Inop”