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The idle speed would not change if you unplug the IAC. It has a small electric motor that opens and closes the air port depending on a signal from the engine computer. The motor won't move if you unplug it.

1993 Dodge... | Answered on May 25, 2014


I would not go to a place that did not have a service manual or know how to pull one off the internet.
You can find a Dodge Truck forum (just search on it) and gets lots of good information.

1993 Dodge... | Answered on May 11, 2014


Get a new transmission as this one was made in China and once broken, it can't be repaired.

1993 Dodge... | Answered on May 09, 2014


Remove the guide rail, open pinion port with Sentry tool. Withdraw link pin and shaft assemble and place it vertically on the drum side of the chassis. Pull the wheel housing and draw down the shift bushings. Pop out the jargon plate and dandelion scope. You are done.

1993 Dodge... | Answered on May 09, 2014


You have already changed the components that would be my key suspects. Sounds like your best bet is a shop with an analyzer. Some small shops can do that for you for a lot less than the big dealers.

Good luck.

1993 Dodge... | Answered on May 07, 2014


IAC ( idle air control ) location. You need to be sure to clean pintle (pointed end) of motor as well as spray clean inside port where it comes out of. Careful not to lose small "o" ring on motor.
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1993 Dodge... | Answered on Apr 24, 2014


A lot of vehicles will act the same, or even jump in and out of OD , not uncommon due to load on engine and if not running properly has to kick out of overdrive to maintain speed. Is your "check engine" light on, or have you scanned or cycled key to retrieve any trouble codes? You are aware that most parts stores will scan for codes free of charge ?

1993 Dodge... | Answered on Apr 19, 2014


re tension the bolt /or replace the wire if the terminal is loose on the wire . Replace if necessary

1993 Dodge... | Answered on Apr 04, 2014


The TBI unit is going to be the route of your problem. Clean and inspect the insides of the unit. Next to the injector is the fuel pressure regulator. Either the injector pressure regulator has failed and is leaking, the o-ring that seals the regulator to the TBI has failed, or because of age and time. The housing itself has oxidized or cracked and is letting fuel leak into the throttle body. There are many different ways that the TBI unit can fail. An unmetered amount of air getting into the engine, low or no fuel pressure, or throttle linkage was sticking or broken, then there would be other symptoms. You provided a great description and list of symptoms. Please, when you have time, take a closer look at the TBI unit and let me know. If you have any other questions please write back and I'll do my best, good luck.

1993 Dodge... | Answered on Mar 15, 2014


i just had this problem with my 93 dakota. my truck had a fuse in the same fuse block as the relays. i had to end up bypassing the relay with an inline fuse holder that i put a 20 amp fuse in i later found out that these trucks had a problem with the auto shutdown system that i was unable to figure out.

1993 Dodge... | Answered on Feb 25, 2014


A mechanic would either replace the switch or check oil pressure with a mechanical gauge to verify.

1993 Dodge... | Answered on Feb 01, 2014


Go down to the Auto Parts store and look at the replacement bolts (you will need to purchase them anyway).

Are they left-hand thread?

(You might just be tightening them instead of loosening them!)

1993 Dodge... | Answered on Jan 28, 2014


should be located left side dash up against the door,small panel

1993 Dodge... | Answered on Jan 27, 2014


Change fuel filter.
Check fuel pump pressure
Use a bottle of yellow HEET dry gas / fuel dryer to remove moisture in your fuel tank.

1993 Dodge... | Answered on Jan 20, 2014


Old fuel filter
Worn fuel pump

1993 Dodge... | Answered on Jan 20, 2014

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