2005 Dodge Dakota rear end

Tiny
LR WERNER
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  • 2005 DODGE DAKOTA
Shakes or Wobbles problem
2005 Dodge Dakota V8 Automatic 80,000 miles

i have a 2005 dodge qcab truck, it has a vibration in the rear end, i've been told there is a tsb#05-002-06 thats suppose to fix this. Do you know if it's true and what are my chances this will work I hear horror stories about this and I've gotten nothing but run arounds on this. It is still has 100,000 mile bumper to bumper on it. Some say it works others say no but I under stand you need to have the right rearend parts and other things ca you tell hoe to handle the delear on this I am about broke having spent 900.00 tring to find the answer and am 64 and on a fixed income someone please help an old grandpa PLEASE
thanks LR Werner
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Hi:

The TSB IS REAL. I Copied it for your review.

This bulletin is supplied as technical information only and is not an authorization for repair. No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system,
or transmitted, in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, or otherwise, without written permission of DaimlerChrysler Corporation.
THIS BULLETIN SUPERSEDES TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN 05-004-05 REV. A,
DATED NOVEMBER 8, 2005, WHICH SHOULD BE REMOVED FROM YOUR FILES.
ALL REVISIONS ARE HIGHLIGHTED WITH **ASTERISKS** AND INCLUDES AN
APPLICABILITY DATE AND AN ADDITIONAL STEP IN THE REPAIR PROCEDURE.
SUBJECT:
Shudder While Braking
OVERVIEW:
This bulletin involves replacing the rear brake shoes and, if necessary, the axle shafts and
refacing the front brake rotors.
MODELS:
2005 - 2006 (ND) Dakota
NOTE: **This bulletin applies to vehicles built on or before January 31, 2006 (MDH
0131XX).**
SYMPTOM/CONDITION:
A vibration or shudder in the brake pedal when the brakes are applied at highway speeds.
DIAGNOSIS:
PARTS REQUIRED:
Qty. Part No. Description
1 05191790AA Shoe Kit
1 04796269 Brake Lubricant
1 tube will service 6 vehicles
1 J8126688 Brake Grease
1 tube will service 6 vehicles
AR (1) 52114885AA Axle - Left
8 1/4 Rear Axle
AR (1) 52114886AA Axle - Right
8 1/4 Rear Axle
NUMBER: 05-002-06
GROUP: Brakes
DATE: May 10, 2006
SPECIAL TOOLS/EQUIPMENT REQUIRED:
ProCut Hunter
One of the Following
DaimlerChrysler
Approved On Car Disc
Rotor Lathes:
PC-610, PC-CHRYSLER,
PC-TRUCK, PC-CROSTRUCK,
PC-PFMTRUCK,
PC-PFMCHRYSLER, PC-PFM900,
PC-PFMCHRYSLER-95,
PC-PFMTRUCK-95, PC-PFM900-95,
PC-PFM90.2, PC-PFM90.4,
PC-PFM90
H-OCL360,
H-OCL360-LT-PRO,
H-OCL360-LT-PSE,
H-OCL360A,
H-OCL360A-LT-PRO,
H-OCL360A-LT-PSE,
H-OCL360S,
H-OCL360S-LT-PRO,
H-OCL360S-LT-PSE,
H-OCL400,
H-OCL400-LT-PRO
REPAIR PROCEDURE:
1. Operate and inspect the parking brake system to assure that it is functioning properly.
Refer to the detailed service information available in TechCONNECT, under: Service
Info, 5 - Brakes, Parking Brake
2. Remove both rear wheel and tire assemblies.
3. Remove clip nuts securing brake drum to wheel studs.
4. Remove drum. If drum is difficult to remove, remove rear plug from access hole in
support plate. Back-off self adjusting by inserting a thin screwdriver into access hole
and push lever away from adjuster star wheel. Then insert an adjuster tool into brake
adjusting hole rotate adjuster star wheel to retract brake shoes.
5. **Is the vehicle equipped with an 8.25 in. Rear axle (sales code DRA)?
A. Yes >> go to Step #6.
B. No >> go to Step #8.**
6. Inspect the axle flange on the axle shafts. Axles must have an "M" stamped into the
flange as shown (Fig. 1). Does the axle shafts have an "M" stamped into the
flange?
A. Yes >> go to Step #8.
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