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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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    Get Full Access Automotix DIY provides automotive consumers and do it yourselfers; the most comprehensive repair information about 2005 Dodge Dakota car and truck repair procedures including Dodge engine diagrams, wiring diagrams, repair work estimating measures, technical service bulletins, auto body work guidance, starter & alternator replacement procedures, serpentine belt replacement procedures, radiator & hose replacement procedures, tune-up & drivability specifications, quick lube illustrations, preventive maintenance guide, engine light reset instructions, parts removal and install procedures, fuel filter replacement directions, component location diagrams, air filter locations & replacement instructions, a/c system specifications, and general auto service procedures. You don't have to be a car mechanic or technician to know how to fix your Dodge Dakota automobile. Try the Automotix DIY solution today!
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    BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2005 Dodge Dakota AUTOMOBILES

    Drum Brakes -> DaimlerChrysler -> Precautions
    Vehicle: 2005 Dodge Dakota 3.7 V6 GAS

    When working on or around brake assemblies, care must be taken to prevent breathing asbestos dust, as many manufacturers incorporate asbestos fibers in the production of brake linings. During routine service operations, the amount of asbestos dust from brake lining wear is at a low level due to a chemical breakdown during use, and a few precautions will minimize exposure. Do not sand or grind brake linings unless suitable local exhaust ventilation equipment is used to prevent excessive asbestos ex...

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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 -> Check Engine Lamp -> Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep & Plymouth Except Ram 50
    Vehicle: 2005 Dodge Dakota 3.7 V6 GAS

    On models less OBD II, the Check Engine lamp should light for approximately 3 seconds after the ignition has been turned On as a bulb inspection. If improper or no signals are received by the Powertrain Control Module (PCM) from various sensors and monitored systems or if the PCM enters its Limp-In mode, the PCM will light the Check Engine lamp. On Chrysler, Dodge and Plymouth models, After diagnosing and servicing the vehicle, the PCM memory will be cleared after approximately 40 to 100 ignition key On-Off cycles or by using a suitable scan tool. ...

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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 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
  • Gear Shift Lever Diagram for 2005 Dodge Dakota  4.7 V8 GASGear Shift Lever Diagram for 2005 Dodge Dakota 4.7 V8 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Ignition Switch
  • Steering Column
  • Key Cylinder
  • Gear Shift Lever
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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:
  • Assembly Shift Motor/Mode Sensor
  • Module Front Control
  • 2005 Dodge Dakota  4.7 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram2005 Dodge Dakota 4.7 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Motor Windshield Wiper
  • Module Front Control
  • RELAY WIPER HIGH/LOW
  • RELAY WIPER ON/OFF
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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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