2005 Dodge Dakota Repair and Maintenance
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2005 Dodge Dakota ProblemsExhaust Manifold Bolts May Break
On 3.7L V6 and 4.7L V8 engines the camshaft position sensor may fail causing the engine to crank but not start or it can cause intermittent stalling. A failed camshaft position sensor will require replacement.
A clunk or popping sound heard while turning may mean the intermediate steering shafts need realignment. Replacement of the upper intermediate shaft may be necessary.
2005 Dodge Dakota QuestionsRadio stopped working, horn, and lights switch not starting but alert for keys in ignition working , what could cause this? (1 answer)
Problem just happened. Was listening to radio and it just quit . When it did this the CD player starting making a noise and quit
IN 4WD MY TRUCK STEERS HARD AND MAKES NOISE, IT IS A MECHANICAL NOISE, A THUMP, OR A RUB. THE TRUCK ONLY HAD 29054 MILES ON IT WHEN I BOUGHT IT, 64,599 NOW. I NEVER USED THE 4WD UNTIL THIS WINTER.
They think it might be a leak in the pipe.
2005 Dodge Dakota RecallsDriver's Front Air Bag Defect
In a crash that deploys the driver's front air bag, the inflator of the air bag can rupture, causing metal debris to strike vehicle occupants. Dealers will replace the front driver's air bag inflator free of charge to correct the concern.
Upon deployment the driver's front airbag inflator could rupture, increasing the risk of personal injury. Dealers will replace the driver's front airbag inflator to correct this concern. Note: this recall supersedes, in part, recall #14V-354.
This limited regional recall is for vehicles currently registered or first sold in Florida, Puerto Rico, Hawaii and the U.S. Virgin Islands, and equipped with Takata-brand air bag inflators. Upon deployment the driver and/or passenger airbag inflator could rupture, increasing the risk of personal injury. Honda dealers will replace the affected airbag inflator modules to correct this concern.