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5.9 firing order

Here’s a diagram for 5.9 firing order Chrysler. To see other Chrysler engines, click on this link Here’s the firing order for a Chrysler 5.9L engine. The firing order is 1-8-4-3-6-5-7-2 5.9 liter, V-8, VIN Z, Dodge Dakota, Dodge Durango, Ram Pickup, Ram Van, firing order, spark plug gap, spark plug torque, coil pack layout © 2012 Rick Muscoplat Save

4.7 liter V6 – Chrysler firing order

Here’s a diagram for Chrysler firing order. To see other Chrysler engines, click on this link Here’s the firing order for a Chrysler 4.7L engine. The firing order is 1-8-4-3-6-5-7-2 4.7 liter, V-6, VIN N, Dodge Dakota, Dodge Durango, Jeep Grand Cherokee, Ram Pickup, firing order, spark plug gap, spark plug torque, coil pack layout   © 2012 Rick Muscoplat

3.9 liter V6 Chrysler firing order

Here’s a diagram for Chrysler firing order. To see other Chrysler engines, click on this link Here’s the firing order for a Chrysler 3.9L engine. The firing order is 1-6-5-4-3-2 3.9 liter, V-6 cylinder VIN X, Dodge Dakota, firing order, spark plug gap, spark plug torque, coil pack layout © 2012 Rick Muscoplat

My alternator won’t charge

Alternator won’t charge after PCM replacement If you’ve replaced the PCM on your Chrysler vehicle(Cherokee, Grand Cherokee, Dodge Dakota, Ram Truck, Ram Van, Wrangler, Durango) and now face an alternator won’t charge condition, read this post. The PCM provides the field current for alternators in Cherokee, Grand Cherokee, Dodge Dakota, Ram Truck, Ram Van, Wrangler, Durango. If you’ve tried testing PCM connections by disconnecting the connectors while the key was ON or right after you turned the key to OFF and now the alternator won’t charge, you may have damaged … Read More

P2097 Dodge Dakota P2099 Ram Pickup

Fix code P2097 Dodge Dakota P2099  and Ram Pickup Dodge reports a software glitch on 2004 Dakotas and Ram Pickups. The computer can pop up trouble code p2097 dodge dakota P2097 (downstream fuel trim rich-bank 1) or P2099 (downstream fuel trim rich-bank 2). If the vehicle runs ok and has no driveability issues, the codes are bogus and the fix is to flash the computer with the latest software to correct the glitch. © 2012 Rick Muscoplat

P0116 Dodge Dakota, Ram Truck, Jeep Liberty Cherokee

Fix code P0116 Dodge Dakota, Ram Truck, Jeep Liberty Cherokee Chrysler reports a P0116 Dodge Dakota 2004, Ram Truck, Jeep Liberty and Jeep Cherokee vehicles with the 3.7L engine. The check engine will light and the computer will set DTC P0116 (coolant sensor code). You may also see assorted misfire codes, other oxygen sensor codes, and other fuel system related codes. Also, Jeeps with manual transmissions may show a stumble or hesitation when you shift aggressively through the gears. If you have any of those issues in your Jeep or the … Read More

No Start Cold – Chrysler Vehicles

My Chrysler won’t start when it’s cold Early vintage Chrysler vehicles experienced a problem with No Start Cold. If you add fuel, the engine will start, then stall. If you keep adding fuel, eventually the engine will continue to run. You should start your diagnostics by checking out all the usual suspects, spark, fuel pressure, etc. But if you’ve exhausted all those possibilities, try this. Get out a hair dryer and gently warm the powertrain control module (PCM) located under the hood near the fender. Exact location depends on vehicle. … Read More


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