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I have a 1999 Dodge Dakota that will run for a few then die…

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I have a 1999...

I have a 1999 Dodge Dakota that will run for a few then die while driving. Then it seems like it will sit and cool down and start up again

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Dakota yourself? What have you tried so far?

I have had one guy tell me he thinks it might be the PCM computer module because after my truck has been running a few it is hot to the touch

Mechanic's Assistant: Have you checked the coolant? Have you noticed any leaking?

No leaks and all coolant is good

Submitted: 11 months ago.Category: Dodge
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Dodge Mechanic: Amedee, Dodge Technician replied 11 months ago
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Hello and welcome!

My name isCustomerand I can assist you with your question.

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Dodge Mechanic: Amedee, Dodge Technician replied 11 months ago

I am very sorry your having this issue with your vehicle.

I will try my best to answer all of your questions.

However, before we get started, please let me mention a few things.

1. If at any point you would like to speak on the phone, please feel free to request a phone call on your end and I can call you right away.

2. If you dont understand any technical terms or anything that I mention (component tests or theory or operation), please let me know and I will provide you with a more in debt explanation or answer.

3. Please understand that I am here to help you any way I can.

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Dodge Mechanic: Amedee, Dodge Technician replied 11 months ago

Do you know if the engine has spark when it stalls out, cranks over but does not start?

Are there any codes in the computer?

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