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We have info for following modifications of 1996 Dodge RAM 2500 Pickup

  • 1996 Dodge RAM 2500 Pickup 5.2 V8 CNG, CID:318, Fuel Injection, Aspiration:318, Engine VIN:, Desg:T
  • 1996 Dodge RAM 2500 Pickup 5.2 V8 GAS, CID:318, Fuel Injection, Aspiration:318, Engine VIN:, Desg:Y
  • 1996 Dodge RAM 2500 Pickup 5.9 L6 DIESEL, CID:359, Fuel Injection, Aspiration:359, Engine VIN:, Desg:C
  • 1996 Dodge RAM 2500 Pickup 5.9 V8 GAS, CID:360, Fuel Injection, Aspiration:360, Engine VIN:, Desg:Z
  • 1996 Dodge RAM 2500 Pickup 8.0 V10 GAS, CC:7990, CID:488, Fuel Injection, Aspiration:488, Engine VIN:, Desg:W
  • 1996 Dodge RAM 2500 Pickup 5.9 V8 GAS, CID:360, Fuel Injection, Aspiration:360, Engine VIN:, Desg:5

BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Dodge RAM 2500 Pickup AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 1996 Dodge RAM 2500 Pickup cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Disc Brakes -> Ram 1500-3500 -> Brake Pad Service -> Inspection -> Installation -> Removal
Vehicle: 1996 Dodge RAM 2500 Pickup 5.2 V8 CNG

Removal

  • Raise and support vehicle, then remove tire and wheel assemblies.
  • Press caliper piston back into bore using suitable large, flat blade screwdriver, Fig. . Use large C-clamp if additional force is needed.
  • Remove caliper mounting bolts with 3/8 hex wrench or socket, Figs. and .
  • Rotate caliper rearward off rotor and out of steering knuckle support ledges, Fig. .
  • Remove inboard and outboard brake pads, Fig. . Inboard pad has spring clip that holds it in caliper piston. Tilt pad out at top to unseat clip. Outboard pad has retaining spring that holds it in caliper. Unseat one sp...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Dodge RAM 2500 Pickup AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 1996 Dodge RAM 2500 Pickup cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Disc Brakes -> Ram 1500-3500 -> Precautions -> Bleeding Brakes -> Brake Disc Service -> Brake Lines & Linings -> Brake Roughness -> Caliper Inspection -> General Precautions
Vehicle: 1996 Dodge RAM 2500 Pickup 5.9 V8 GAS

Brake Lines & Linings

Remove one of the front wheels and inspect the brake disc, caliper and linings. The wheel bearings should be inspected at this time and repacked if necessary.

Do not get any oil or grease on the linings. It is recommended that both front wheel sets be replaced whenever a respective pad is worn or damaged. Inspect and, if necessary, replace rear brake linings also.

If the caliper is cracked or fluid leakage through the casting is evident, it must be replaced as a unit.

Brake Roughness

The most common cause of brake chatter on disc brakes is a variation in thickness o...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Dodge RAM 2500 Pickup AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 1996 Dodge RAM 2500 Pickup cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Anti-lock Brakes -> Dakota, Full Size Pickups & Vans & Ramcharger -> Troubleshooting -> Four Wheel Anti-Lock Brake System -> Rear Wheel Anti-Lock (RWAL) Brake System
Vehicle: 1996 Dodge RAM 2500 Pickup 5.2 V8 GAS

Rear Wheel Anti-Lock (RWAL) Brake System

Refer to "Wiring Diagrams" in "Vehicle Systems" to aid diagnosis

RWAL system malfunctions are indicated by a warning lamp on the instrument cluster. If such a malfunction occurs, proceed as follows:

  • Inspect brake fluid level and correct as necessary.
  • Visually inspect ABS hydraulic and electrical connections and correct as necessary.
  • If hydraulic system leaks or weak or corroded electrical connections are not evident, road test vehicle to inspect vehicle for driveability conditions such as low or spongy pedal, brake pulling or grabbing.
  • Ensure parki...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Dodge RAM 2500 Pickup AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 1996 Dodge RAM 2500 Pickup cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Hydraulic Brake Systems -> Diagnosis & Testing -> Caravan, Town & Country & Voyager -> Chrysler -> Dakota -> Proportioning Valve
Vehicle: 1996 Dodge RAM 2500 Pickup 5.2 V8 GAS

Chrysler

Proportioning Valve
Caravan, Town & Country & Voyager

These models use a proportioning valve and pressure differential switch, or a combination valve. When a premature rear wheel skid is obtained during braking, it may be an indication that fluid pressure to rear brakes is above a desired output and/or a malfunction has occurred within the valve. At this time, the valve unit should be tested as follows:

  • Remove actuator assembly adjustment nut, Fig. , then disconnect assembly from valve lever and remove.
  • Install gauge and Tee from line pressure set No. C-4007, or equivale...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Dodge RAM 2500 Pickup AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 1996 Dodge RAM 2500 Pickup cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Drum Brakes -> Chrysler -> Brake Service -> 1992-93 Full Size Pickup & 1992-95 Caravan, Town & Country & Voyager -> 1994-96 Full Size Pickup -> 1996 Caravan, Town & Country & Voyager -> Brake Shoe, Replace -> Inspection -> Installation -> Models w/ 9, 10, 11 & 13 Inch Drums -> Models w/12 Inch Drum Brake -> Ram 50 -> Removal
Vehicle: 1996 Dodge RAM 2500 Pickup 5.9 V8 GAS

Brake Shoe, Replace

Prior to removing brake shoes it is recommended that a suitable clip or restraining device be applied to the wheel cylinders to prevent wheel cylinder pistons from being pushed out of their bores.

Do not intermix automatic adjuster components from side to side.

Models w/ 9, 10, 11 & 13 Inch Drums
1992-93 Full Size Pickup & 1992-95 Caravan, Town & Country & Voyager
Removal
  • Raise and support rear of vehicle, then remove tire and wheel assembly.
  • Remove brake drum, noting the following:
    • If brake lining is dragging on brake drum, lift auto adjuster lever off star wheel, the...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Dodge RAM 2500 Pickup AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 1996 Dodge RAM 2500 Pickup cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Disc Brakes -> Ram 1500-3500 -> Troubleshooting -> Brake Rattle -> Brake Roughness Or Chatter; Pedal Pumping -> Caliper Brake Fluid Leak -> Excessive Pedal Effort -> Excessive Pedal Travel -> Heavy Brake Drag -> No Braking Effect When Pedal Is Depressed -> Pull, Uneven Or Grabbing Brakes -> Rear Brakes Locking On Application
Vehicle: 1996 Dodge RAM 2500 Pickup 5.9 L6 DIESEL

Excessive Pedal Travel

  • Worn brake lining.
  • Pad knock back after cornering or rough road travel.
  • Piston or pad assembly not properly seated or positioned.
  • Air leak or insufficient fluid in system or caliper.
  • Loose wheel bearing adjustment.
  • Damaged or worn caliper piston seal.
  • Improper booster pushrod adjustment.
  • Pads out of flat more than .005 inch.
  • Rear brake automatic adjusters inoperative.
  • Improperly ground rear brake shoe and lining assemblies.

Brake Roughness Or Chatter; Pedal Pumping

  • Excessive lateral runout of rotor.
  • Rotor excessively out of parallel.

Excessive Pedal Effort

  • Frozen or seiz...

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