Re:Could it be an o2 sensor/was Need some Ideas truck starts like **shit.

From: ffastje (
Date: Sun Dec 22 2013 - 22:52:25 EST

On 12/22/2013 7:23 PM, Bill Pitz wrote:
> On 12/22/2013 04:41 PM, ffastje wrote:
>> Well guys and gals seems to be an issue with the Dakota 1999 3.9 v6
>> 80256 miles.
>> This started before it got cold the Truck runs fine after you get it
>> started.
>> The issue seems to be starting cold or even when its not cold just
>> sat for some time 3 or 4hours
>> but defiantly overnight. Initially it would just take a few more
>> cranks for the starter to get it going
>> and that got a little worse over the last couple months. This has
>> been going on for the last
>> 3 months about 1 1/2 month ago replaced the IAC with no effect.
>> Now you have to hold your foot into it about 2000rpms for a minute or
>> two or it will die.
>> Hooked up the scanner no codes drove around w/ said scanner hooked up
>> didn't see any thing that
>> really jumped out but its hard to see and drive.
>> Any help or input would be appreciated.
>> Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to all.
> If it's anything like my 4.7, my money is on the battery... Sounds
> strange, but that's the behavior I have experienced with my 4.7L both
> times the battery has worn out.

> Seems some of the Mode$6 codes point to o2 sensor.
one of the lines failed on the torque test scan.

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