Check Engine Light On problems of the 2001 Dodge Dakota
Six problems linked to check engine light on have been reported for the 2001 Dodge Dakota.
Check Engine Light On problem #1
The vehicle involved is a 2001 Dodge Dakota quad cab. The vehicle identification number (VIN) is 1B7GG2AN21_. Consumer states: that abs light, engine light, and brake lights came on at the same time. The clutch packed in the rear differential is half inch long , and its job is to hold the clutches and lemon slipped differential, and it failed. It came out and shredded speed sensor in rear differential. This issue happened on May. 1, 2005.
Check Engine Light On problem #2
The vehicle involved was a 2001 Dodge Dakota quad cab. Loss of engine compression, which resulted in the #3 cylinder misfiring and the check engine light staying on and not able to reset. Vehicle was at the mechanics shop for 2 weeks. After receiving vehicle back, check engine light came on again. When the problem of the #3 cylinder misfire was detected, it was caused by 2 valves being bent, which according to the mechanic was due to a carbon build up in the engine. Vehicle is and always was well maintained and never had any sort of mechanical problem. I am the original owner and purchased new in 2001, only had 63,000 miles on it. According to the dealership parts department, the 4. 7l engine is known for a carbon build up around 50,000 miles or so and the problem that I had was not an uncommon one. Was also advised that was one of the kinks that Dodge never could correct. Gee thanks! I corrected the problem myself, however, I traded it in on a 2006 Toyota tundra. It's no wonder why the american auto industry is in such poor shape!. It was Saturday, September 23, 2006 when this check engine light on issue occurred.
Check Engine Light On problem #3
The car is a 2001 Dodge Dakota. While driving the check engine light stay alluminated, dealer notified now sparactically comes on. Ts. This check engine light on problem happened on 10/28/02.
Check Engine Light On problem #4
The car involved is a 2001 Dodge Dakota. The VIN of the car is 1B7GG22N01_. I puchased this truck used with 12,500 miles. It has a rear window leak,I have yet to solve this problem. It also has some paint flaws. I had a problem with the gas cap which caused a engine code light. When I went to local dealer to solve code problem,I was told that I had no warrantee. Dodge advertises otherwise. It was Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2003 when this check engine light on issue happened.
Check Engine Light On problem #5
The vehicle was a 2001 Dodge Dakota. Just bought a Dakota truck 2 wks ago, second day engine light went on and car kept stalling when driving, it completely turned off while driving. It also does not change gear; it takes a while to get going. This happened 1/18/06. On 2/10/06 I noticed an idling sound right after breaking and it didn't want to stop. Very unsafe driving with children. Uncertain of its brakes and the complete shut off of truck & or stalling while driving. I took it to Chrysler and wanted to charge $170. For diagnostic work 2 weeks after I bought it. Why haven't they recalled these type of unsafe vehicles?. It was Friday, January 20, 2006 when this check engine light on issue occurred.
Check Engine Light On problem #6
Consumer owns a 2001 Dodge Dakota. After driving the vehicle from the sales lot, the contact noticed that the check engine light was illuminated. She took the vehicle back to the dealer; however, they filed bankruptcy and were closed down. The contact discovered NHTSA campaign id number 07v555000 (power train:automatic transmission:lever and linkage:column shift) and took the vehicle to another dealer. The dealer stated that they would repair one issue under the recall, but another issue had to be repaired for $700 at the contact's expense. The manufacturer stated that because she was the second owner, she would have to pay out of pocket. The current and failure mileages were 85,289. Updated 09/10/08. The consumer stated even after the recall was performed, he is still having problems with the gear shift. Updated 09/11/jb. This issue happened on July 12, 2008.
Other Engine And Engine Cooling related problems of the 2001 Dodge Dakota:
|Problem Category||Number of Problems|
|Check Engine Light On problems||6|
|Engine Stall problems||5|
|Engine Cooling System problems||4|
|Gasoline Engine problems||4|
|Engine Failure problems||3|
|Engine Exhaust System problems||3|
|Engine And Engine Cooling problems||3|
|Engine Noise problems||2|
|Engine Knocking Noise problems||1|
|Car Stall problems||1|
|Water Pump problems||1|
|Engine Overheat problems||1|
|Coolant Leaking problems||1|
|Engine Rattling And Whining Sounds problems||1|