2005 Dodge Durango Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2005 Dodge Durango
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2005 Dodge Durango ProblemsExhaust Manifold Bolts May Break
A ticking type noise may develop, most noticeable when the engine is cold. This is commonly caused by one or more broken exhaust manifold bolts. Our technicians recommend to replace the broken bolts as needed, also the exhaust manifold gaskets should be replaced at this time.
If the engine does not crank (or cranks but won't start), the wireless control module (WCM) may have locked up. This is due to static discharge through the ignition key. A revised model should be installed, but simply disconnecting the negative terminal of the battery for thirty seconds will temporarily reset the module so you can start the car.
A whining noise heard driving at freeway speeds (more than 55 mph) can be normal noise from the rear axle which is being transmitted through the body. A body/frame damper is available which may help with this concern.
2005 Dodge Durango QuestionsHow do i make my truck Windows go don (1 answer)
All my Windows stopped working none of them want to go down and i dont know how to fix them
Problem only occurs in cool climate. When ambient temp is above 75 degrees, everything works fine.
My Durango has trouble code 750 and the dealer says I need to replace the solenoid pack. I was quoted $1000 for the parts and labor for that and the filters to be replaced. In an attempt to same some money, I'm willing to try the repair myself. If it involves removing the valve body or anythi...
2005 Dodge Durango 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.