Select your Dodge Dakota trim level to learn more about Dodge-recommended engine repair. Use the following chart to find information.
Nothing lasts forever. Even your Dodge Dakota's many parts and pieces. When something breaks or fails, we’re ready to help. Select a service or repair below to learn more about what we can do for your 1996 Dodge Dakota.
The Dodge Dakota is respected for its reliability. That might be why you bought it in the first place. However, even your trustworthy engine is subject to wear and tear. Things can go sideways sometimes. If they do, you’ll have to find a dependable 1996 Dodge service center — quick! That's when it's time to head to Firestone Complete Auto Care. We've serviced more than 500 million vehicles since 1926, and our technicians know Dodge Dakota engines. Schedule a courtesy inspection at the first sign of engine trouble. Firestone Complete Auto Care offers both trustworthy and affordable engine repairs.
As soon as your Dakota check engine light turns on, it’s time to get an expert’s opinion. A check engine light that’s on or flashing could be a symptom of a serious problem in your vehicle's ignition, Potential causes may include a faulty oxygen sensor, bad spark plug, issues with your catalytic converter, or a leak in the engine vacuum, but that's only a few of the possible causes. Bring your Dakota in for an on-board diagnostic check and our expert techs will get the root of the problem. Other signs your Dodge Dakota engine needs some TLC are essential fluid leaks, or engine misfiring.
If your 1996 Dakota engine needs repairs, our expert techs will let you know what needs to be done and why before they get started. We don't start working until we have your approval. If a service can wait, we’ll make sure you know. But if immediate repairs are necessary for your safety, we’ll make sure that's clear, too. We want to provide you with the information you need to make an informed engine repair decision. By choosing Firestone Complete Auto Care for Dakota engine repairs and you can drive easy knowing that we use Dodge-approved parts and fluids — cambelt, valve guide seal, ignition coil, or another part.