From: Message: mutant38 Dodge Dakota JOIN HERE 2/09/ Subject: ENGINE TICK IP: Logged Message: IVE GOT A DAKOTA SPORT QUAD CAB 2 WD. WHEN THE TEMP IS COLD OUT 40 OR BELOW WHEN I START MY TRUCK IT APEARS TO BE MACKING A TAPPING NOISE FROM THE ENGINE. May 05, · liter magnum has a knock in the bottom end of the engine it seems. Bought my dakota new in 02 with a developed a tick in the right side (passenger side)of the engine. Apparently the engines have a oil supply problem to the hydraulic lifters.A dodge mechanic told me that the best thing is to find out which lifter is ticking and replace it.
Learn more about The Car Book here. I have never had a car just up and do this to me, it started knocking on my way home from work. I was just coming up on my mile oil change. Now i am forced to drive my fusion which is not awd through the snow and ice, while it bottom end tick engine dodge 4.7
my wife and kids and i i cannot fit my dogs. My dogs are also family, and i will never buy another dodge. From here on out it will only be a ford!