2005 Dodge Dakota Repair and Maintenance
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2005 Dodge Dakota ProblemsTicking Type Noise From Exhaust Manifold Area
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 Questions05 Dakota shifting into 4Lo by itself. What to do? (2 answers)
2005 Dakota shifting into 4 wheel drive by itself even when it is just sitting in the driveway off. Tired of it. Scary to drive on the highway. Tries to shift into 4Lo. It has the 4.7, not all wheel drive.
Happens daily when engine gets to temp normally. sometimes the trans temp light will stay on for as long as 15min or as little as 15sec just depends.
The check engine light is on. When this is a happens the engine light will flash off and on and the engine will loose power until I put it I 2 second gear. (automatic) and keep the rpm up to 4000 or better. I know this is hard on the engine and transmission. Looking for suggestions. I suspect...
2005 Dodge Dakota RecallsPassenger Frontal Air Bag Inflator Ruptures On Deployment
The passenger frontal air bag inflator may rupture on deployment, causing metal fragments to come through the air bag and injure occupants. Dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag inflator free of charge to resolve the concern.
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.