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2005 Dodge Dakota CAR/TRUCK REPAIR PROCEDURES AND DIAGRAMS - WHAT Dodge REPAIR SHOPS DON'T WANT YOU TO KNOW

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2005 Dodge Dakota AUTOMOBILES

Anti-Lock Brakes -> Dakota -> Diagnosis & Testing -> 2002-04 -> 2005-06 -> Accessing Diagnostic Trouble Codes -> Clearing Diagnostic Trouble Codes -> Connector Pin Identification -> Diagnostic Tests -> Diagnostic Trouble Code Interpretation -> Intermittents & Poor Connections
Vehicle: 2005 Dodge Dakota 4.7 V8 GAS

Accessing Diagnostic Trouble Codes

Connect a suitably programmed scan tool to Data Link Connector (DLC) and follow manufacturer's instructions.

Diagnostic Trouble Code Interpretation

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Connector Pin Identification

Refer to Figs. through for pin connector and terminal identification.

Diagnostic Tests

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Clearing Diagnostic Trouble Codes

Connect a suitably programmed scan tool to Data Link Connector (DLC) and follow manufacturer's instructions.

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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 4.7 V8 GAS

Normal Service

Replace as ...

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

CV AXLE SHAFT, Replace
Vehicle: 2005 Dodge Dakota 4.7 V8 GAS

  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • Remove wheel and tire assembly.
  • Remove skid plate, if equipped.
  • Remove cotter pin, nut lock, and spring washer from stub shaft.
  • Remove hub nut and washer from stub shaft.
  • Remove brake caliper and rotor.
  • Remove ABS wheel speed sensor, if equipped.
  • Remove hub bearing bolts and hub bearing fr...

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2005 Dodge Dakota AUTOMOBILES

Starter, Replace
Vehicle: 2005 Dodge Dakota 3.7 V6 GAS

  • Remove battery ground cable.
  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • Remove front axle skid plate and skid plate crossmember.
  • Remove nut and lock washer from starter mounting stud.
  • Remove screw from upper starter mounting flange hole, then slide transmission cooler tube bracket forward for clearance.
  • Move starter towards fr...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 2005 Dodge Dakota AUTOMOBILES

Chrysler LLC Trucks -> Service 4WD System Warning Lamp ->
Vehicle: 2005 Dodge Dakota 4.7 V8 GAS

This lamp should light for a approximately 2 seconds when the ignition is turned On as a bulb check. If the warning lamp...

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2005 Dodge Dakota AUTOMOBILES

Coolant Hose, Replace -> Lower -> Upper
Vehicle: 2005 Dodge Dakota 4.7 V8 GAS

Lower

  • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
  • Reposition hose clamp from radiator.
  • Remove radiator outlet hose from radiator.
  • Reposition hose clamp from thermostat housing.
  • Remove radiator outlet hose from thermostat housing and from vehicle.
  • Reverse procedure ...

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2005 Dodge Dakota AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 2005 Dodge Dakota 3.7 V6 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+.

Lighting, Sensors, and Horn Diagram for 2005 Dodge Dakota  3.7 V6 GASLighting, Sensors, and Horn Diagram for 2005 Dodge Dakota 3.7 V6 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Natural Vacuum Leak Detection Assembly
  • Horn
  • Battery Temperature Sensor
  • Park Lamp
  • Turn Lamp
  • Seat Belt Tensioner, Speakers, and Occupant Restraint Controller Module Diagram for 2005 Dodge Dakota  4.7 V8 GASSeat Belt Tensioner, Speakers, and Occupant Restraint Controller Module Diagram for 2005 Dodge Dakota 4.7 V8 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Speaker
  • Side Impact Sensor
  • Seat Belt Tensioner
  • Connector C-302
  • Connector C-303
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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  3.7 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram2005 Dodge Dakota 3.7 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Relay Fuel Pump
  • Relay A/C Clutch
  • Relay Starter
  • Module Powertrain Control
  • 2005 Dodge Dakota  3.7 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram2005 Dodge Dakota 3.7 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Instrument Cluster
  • Switch Window/Door Lock Driver
  • Switch Window/Door Lock Passenger
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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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