Main IndexAuto Repair Home Search Posts SEARCH
POSTS
Who's Online WHO'S
ONLINE
Log in LOG
IN









dodge Dakota '94 cruise control


  Email This Post



ba_50
User

Oct 4, 2008, 5:34 PM

Post #1 of 5 (1127 views)
Shortcut
dodge Dakota '94 cruise control Sign In

Mine has a V6, 2WD, and surges going up hills. I've tried a different vacuum ball, and two used servos. The first lasted 12 months and the second went 30 days.

I put soap suds on the vacuum lines and didn't notice any leaks.

Would it be the wiring, servo, vacuum line or wiring? Thanks.


Tom Greenleaf
Ultimate Carjunky / Moderator
Tom Greenleaf profile image

Oct 4, 2008, 11:49 PM

Post #2 of 5 (1122 views)
Shortcut
Re: dodge Dakota '94 cruise control [In reply to] Sign In

You may still be dealing with a vacuum problem - leak or perhaps check valve. There should be a check valve either at the vacuum ball or inline somewhere. If removed you should only be able to blow air thru it one way and tight the other. If a check valve leaks it defeats the storage of a vacuum ball for low intake manifold vacuum like when accellerating or engine under loads such as going up hills,

T
_________________________________________
Long retired now


(This post was edited by Tom Greenleaf on Oct 4, 2008, 11:50 PM)


ba_50
User

Oct 6, 2008, 8:32 AM

Post #3 of 5 (1112 views)
Shortcut
Re: dodge Dakota '94 cruise control [In reply to] Sign In

Tom,

The check valve works ok. I'll replace the vacuum lines next.


Tom Greenleaf
Ultimate Carjunky / Moderator
Tom Greenleaf profile image

Oct 6, 2008, 9:04 AM

Post #4 of 5 (1110 views)
Shortcut
Re: dodge Dakota '94 cruise control [In reply to] Sign In


**********

This pup is a handy gadget for vacuum stuff. Can make and check vacuum such that you see it and that it holds for lines, diaphrams etc.

You mentioned prior replacements worked for some time and just might have failed already. Tool like this could be real handy to at least check their ability again now,

T
_________________________________________
Long retired now


ba_50
User

Oct 13, 2008, 6:37 AM

Post #5 of 5 (1097 views)
Shortcut
Re: dodge Dakota '94 cruise control [In reply to] Sign In

Tom,

I put new lines on, but it didn't help. That still doesn't help with the black ball.




dodge Dakota '94 cruise control


  Email This Post
 
 






Latest Forum Post

Hi my name is Cisco, I have a 92 Chevy Lumina Z34 3.4 motor that wont start. I ...


Hi All, I have an '07 Lexus ES330 with 120K miles on it. A few months ago, I st...


I had to replace a water pump that came apart violently while driving at hwy spe...


i purchased cultus on 13 march from suzuki motorways on first service at 580km t...


Hi everyone, So I have a 2000 Mazda Protege SE, which came with aftermarke...


Hello, My GMC won't start. I hear the click, but then the engine won't crank. ...


Feed Button






Automotive Forum Categories
AC Auto Repair
Auto Body Repair
Auto Insurance
Automotive Repair
Automotive Wiring
Automotive World
Brake Systems
Car Care Tips
Car Racing
Car Shows and Events
Car Stereo Repair
Car Troubleshooting
Engine and Car Noises
Engine Fault Codes
Engine Troubleshooting
Exhaust System Repair
Gasoline and Motor Oils
General Discussions
Motor Vehicle Inspection
Motorcycle ATV Repairs
Motorcycle Body Repair
Motorcycle Clutch Repair
Motorcycle Engine Repair
Motorcycle Repair
Motorcycle Seat Repair
Remote Control Cars
Steering and Suspension
The Bargin Bin
Traffic Ticket Help
Tricks of the Trade
Truck Repair
Truck Repair Advice
Truck Engine Repair
Truck Suspension Repair
Car Forum - Sitemap


Search for (options) Privacy

web statistics