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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2005 Dodge Dakota AUTOMOBILES

Anti-Lock Brakes -> Dakota -> System Service -> 2WD -> 4WD -> Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS) Bleed -> Component Replacement -> Controller Anit-Lock Brake (CAB) Module, Replace -> Front Wheel Speed Sensor, Replace -> Hydraulic Control Unit (HCU), Replace -> Manual/Base System Bleed -> Master Cylinder Bleed -> Pressure Bleed -> Rear Wheel Speed Sensor, Replace -> RWAL Valve, Replace
Vehicle: 2005 Dodge Dakota 4.7 V8 GAS

Manual/Base System Bleed

  • Remove reservoir filler caps and fill reservoir with proper brake fluid.
  • If calipers or wheel cylinders were overhauled, open all caliper and wheel cylinder bleed screws.
  • Close each bleed screw as fluid starts to drip from them.
  • Fill master cylinder reservoir once more before proceeding.
  • Attach one end of bleed hose to bleed screw and insert opposite end in glass container partially filled with brake fluid, Fig. . Ensure bleed hose is immersed in fluid.
  • Open up bleeder, then have an assistant press down brake pedal.
  • Once brake pedal is down, close bleeder. Repea...

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2005 Dodge Dakota AUTOMOBILES

DaimlerChrysler Corp./Jeep Light Trucks, SUVs & Vans -> Fuel Filter Scheduled Maintenance -> Dakota & Durango -> Normal Service -> Severe Service
Vehicle: 2005 Dodge Dakota 3.7 V6 GAS

Normal Service

Replace as ...

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DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2005 Dodge Dakota AUTOMOBILES

DRIVESHAFT, Replace -> Front -> Rear
Vehicle: 2005 Dodge Dakota 4.7 V8 GAS

Front

  • Position transmission and transfer case to their neutral positions. Raise and support vehicle. Remove skid plate, if equipped.
  • Mark a line across transfer case flange and C/V for installation reference.
  • Mark a line across propeller shaft flange yoke and front axle companion flange for installation reference.
  • Remove companion flange bolts.
  • Remove transfer case flange bolts and remove propeller shaft.
  • Reverse procedure to install, noting the following:
    • Align reference marks.
    • Torque companion flange and flange yoke bolts to 80 ft. lbs.
    • Torque transfer case companion flange bolts t...

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2005 Dodge Dakota AUTOMOBILES

Alternator, Replace
Vehicle: 2005 Dodge Dakota 4.7 V8 GAS

  • Remove battery ground cable.
  • Remove alternator belt.
  • Remove pivot and mounting bolts, then position alternator for wire connection access.
  • Remove harness hold-down, battery terminal, ground terminal and f...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 2005 Dodge Dakota AUTOMOBILES

Chrysler LLC Trucks -> Emission Maintenance Reminder Indicator -> Chrysler, Dodge & Plymouth
Vehicle: 2005 Dodge Dakota 4.7 V8 GAS

This Emission Maintenance Reminder System (Maintenance Required Lamp) is incorporated into the engine controller. The controller stores vehicle mileage into its memory every eight miles, then at 60,000, 82,500 or 120,000 miles it will light the EMR (Maintenance Required) lamp. When the indicated mileage is reached or the EMR lamp is on at all times, the following components must be replaced and the EMR lamp reset:

  • At 60,00 miles, proceed as follows:
    • Replace EGR valve.
    • Clean EGR passage.
    • Replace PCV valve.
  • At 82,500 miles, replace oxygen sensor.
  • At 120,000 miles, proceed as ...

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2005 Dodge Dakota AUTOMOBILES

Heater Hose, Replace -> Inlet -> Outlet
Vehicle: 2005 Dodge Dakota 4.7 V8 GAS

Inlet

  • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
  • Reposition heater core inlet hose clamp at engine.
  • Remove hose from engine.
  • Reposition heater hose inlet clamp at heater core.
  • Remove heater inlet hose from heater core.
  • Remove hose from vehicle.
  • Reverse procedure to install.

Outlet

  • D...

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2005 Dodge Dakota AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 2005 Dodge Dakota 4.7 V8 GAS

Belt tension is not adjustable. Belt adjustment is maintained by automatic (spring load) belt tensioner. Do not let tensioner arm snap back to freearm position, severe damage may occur t...

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COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS FOR 2005 Dodge Dakota AUTOMOBILES

Component location diagrams for most 2005 Dodge Dakota cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

Passenger Compartment Diagram for 2005 Dodge Dakota  3.7 V6 GASPassenger Compartment Diagram for 2005 Dodge Dakota 3.7 V6 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Speaker
  • Side Impact Sensor
  • Seat Belt Tensioner
  • Connector C-302
  • Connector C-303
  • Engine Compartment Components Diagram for 2005 Dodge Dakota  4.7 V8 GASEngine Compartment Components Diagram for 2005 Dodge Dakota 4.7 V8 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Throttle Body
  • IAT Sensor
  • Electrical Connector
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR 2005 Dodge Dakota AUTOMOBILES

    OEM drawn wiring diagrams for most 2005 Dodge Dakota cars and light trucks sold in the U.S.

    2005 Dodge Dakota  4.7 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram2005 Dodge Dakota 4.7 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Battery
  • Generator
  • Module Powertrain Control
  • Module Front Control
  • 2005 Dodge Dakota  3.7 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram2005 Dodge Dakota 3.7 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Instrument Cluster
  • Module Front Control
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR 2005 Dodge Dakota AUTOMOBILES

    OEM TSB listings for most 2005 Dodge Dakota cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1985+.

    Document: Hard To Fill Or Fuel Nozzle Shuts Off Repeatedly
    Vehicle: 2005 Dodge Dakota 4.7 V8 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Fuel Sys, Driveability, Filters (Air & Fuel)
  • Document: Chrome Clad Wheel Adapters For Proper Balancing
    Vehicle: 2005 Dodge Dakota 4.7 V8 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Labor Times, Manuals, Warranty, Aids
  • Wheels, Tires, Wheel Bearings, Seals, Hubs
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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR 2005 Dodge Dakota AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most 2005 Dodge Dakota cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1970+.

    • Brake caliper mounting bolt torque
    • Brake drum runout, machining, & discard specs
    • Minimum brake lining thickness.
    • Brake rotor runout, parallelism, machining, discard, & finish specs

    A/C SYSTEM SPECIFICATIONS: Air conditioning refrigerant capacity and type as well as lubricant capacity for most 2005 Dodge Dakota cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+.

    • Refrigerant capacity & type, compressor oil viscosity, total system oil capacity & compressor clutch gap

    COOLING SYSTEM BLEED: Cooling system bleeder valve identification, bleeder type and bleed procedures for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1986+.

    PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE: Preventive maintenance recommendations and required services for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+. Includes severe and routine service schedules

    QUICK-LUBE and ILLUSTRATIONS: Fluid recommendations, capacities, drain plug torques, tire data, and severe service recommended preventive maintenance schedules. Information covers most 2005 Dodge Dakota cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+. Engine and chassis service images.

    • Automatic transmission/transaxles capacities, lubricant recommendations
    • Differential/final drive capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities
    • Final drive fill & drain plug torques
    • Number of lubrication fittings & plugs
    • Power steering, brake, & clutch fluid recommendations
    • Manual transmission/transaxle capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities
    • Number of lubrication fittings & plugs
    • Power steering, brake, & clutch fluid recommendations
    • Engine oil capacities, API grade recommendations, SAE viscosity recommendations, drain plug torque
    • Severe service maintenance & interval recommendations
    • Tire sizes, wheel nut/bolt torque, pressures & rim sizes
    • Transfer case capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities

    TUNE-UP & DRIVEABILITY SPECIFICATIONS: Most tune-up specifications for most 2005 Dodge Dakota cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+

    • Airflow sensor electrical specifications
    • Tensioning specifications for systems with automatic tensioners
    • Barometric pressure sensor specs
    • Battery group number and cranking performance
    • Crankshaft & camshaft position sensor resistance
    • Engine compression pressures
    • Coolant temperature sensor specs
    • Computer advance.
    • Diesel fuel temperature sensor resistance.
    • Distributor advance specifications
    • Ignition pickup coil resistance
    • Exhaust gas recirculation temperature sensor resistance
    • Engine fastener torque values
    • Firing order diagrams
    • Fuel system pressures
    • Generator (alternator) specs
    • Intake air temperature sensor specs
    • Ignition coil specifications
    • Fuel injector resistance
    • Engine idle speeds
    • Knock sensor resistance
    • Manifold absolute pressure sensor specs
    • Mixture control solenoid resistance
    • Voltage regulator specs
    • Spark plug applications & gaps
    • Starter motor electrical specs.
    • Tensioning specifications for systems without automatic tensioners
    • Throttle body temperature sensor resistance
    • Ignition timing in degrees at rpm
    • Transmission oil temperature sensor resistance
    • Throttle position sensor specs
    • Vacuum sensor valve specs

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