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Miss fire #3, 1998 Dakota sport V-6 3.9, what would trigger

Customer Question

miss fire #3
JA: What is the model/year of your Dodge?
Customer: 1998 Dakota sport V-6 3.9
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: what would trigger check engine light
JA: Does the light stay on, or does it blink?
Customer: stays on
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: replace distributer cap, rotor, wires , and flushed injectors.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dodge
Expert:  Mike S. replied 1 year ago.

I don't see that you mentioned spark plugs.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
replaced plugs
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
does any of these trigger a check engine light?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
what happen to you?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I would call, but I don't what I owe you so far and I don't want to add another $26. Let me know what's going on in that I haven't heard for you in the last ten minutes.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I waiting for some kind or response. Is there something you are waiting on.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I'm beginning to think this is a rip off.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
do not want to make this phone conversation.
Expert:  Mike S. replied 1 year ago.

I'm sorry, the system hasn't notified me that you replied.

If you have replaced all of those items and still have a misfire on #3, you may have a intake manifold vacuum leak or the wiped camshaft lobe on #3 or perhaps a loss of compression on #3, that is if while you were flushing the injectors you had confirmed that #3 fuel injector is in fact working.

Expert:  Mike S. replied 1 year ago.

Do you still need help with this?