2002 Dodge Dakota V8 won't start


Asked by RobB1962 Jul 10, 2013 at 12:57 AM about the 2002 Dodge Dakota Sport Quad Cab 4WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I left the ignition switch turned on for about an hour or two on my 02 Dakota . Now it won't start unless jumped and then it won't idle.  It started & ran fine prior to that. Did I fry something?

3 Answers

you have a parasitic drain...you will need a multimeter set to amps to track it down...eric the car guy will take you through the process of finding your parasitic drain~ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zdIKNnwEjIs

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Thank's for the response. It just ended up needing a new battery. Starting and idling fine now.

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