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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 -> 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 V8 GAS

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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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 System Bleed -> Manual Bleeding -> Pressure Bleeding
Vehicle: 1996 Dodge RAM 2500 Pickup 8.0 V10 GAS

The disc brake hydraulic system can be bled manually or with pressure bleeding equipment. On vehicles with disc brakes the brake pedal will require more pumping and frequent checking of fluid level in master cylinder during bleeding operation.

Never use brake fluid that has been drained from hydraulic system when bleeding the brakes. Be sure the disc brake pistons are returned to their normal positions and that the pad assemblies are properly seated. Before driving the vehicle, check brake operation to be sure that a firm pedal has been obtained.

The following procedures may be...

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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 -> Adjustments -> 1992-95 -> 1996 -> Adjustment -> Except FWD Models & Ram 50 -> FWD Models -> Parking Brake -> Ram 50 -> Self-Adjusting Brakes -> Service Brake
Vehicle: 1996 Dodge RAM 2500 Pickup 8.0 V10 GAS

Service Brake

Except FWD Models & Ram 50
Self-Adjusting Brakes

These brakes have self-adjusting shoe mechanisms that ensure correct lining to drum clearances at all times. The automatic adjusters operate only when the brakes are applied as the car is moving rearward.

Although the brakes are self-adjusting, an initial adjustment is necessary when the brake shoes have been relined, replaced or when the length of the star wheel adjuster has been changed during some other service operation.

Frequent usage of an automatic transmission forward range to halt reverse vehicle motion may prevent t...

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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 -> Precautions -> General Service Precautions
Vehicle: 1996 Dodge RAM 2500 Pickup 5.9 L6 DIESEL

General Service Precautions

Certain components of the Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS) are not intended to be serviced individually. Attempting to remove, separate or disconnect certain system components may result in personal injury and/or improper system operation. Service components only as directed.

Observe the following general precautions when servicing the system:

  • If any welding wo...

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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 -> Brake System Bleed -> Caravan, Town & Country & Voyager -> Chrysler -> Except Caravan, Town & Country & Voyager -> Jeep -> Manual Bleeding -> Master Cylinder -> Pressure Bleeding
Vehicle: 1996 Dodge RAM 2500 Pickup 5.9 V8 GAS

Chrysler

Except Caravan, Town & Country & Voyager
Manual Bleeding
  • On models equipped with Rear Wheel Anti-Lock brakes (RWAL), connect one end of a suitable hose to bleeder valve on RWAL hydraulic valve and submerge other end in a glass container partially filled with clean brake fluid.
  • Pump brake pedal several times, then hold pedal down firmly.
  • With pedal firmly depressed, open bleeder valve until pedal fades to floor, then close bleeder valve.
  • Repeat procedure until a continuous flow of brake fluid is released from bleeder valve. Ensure a fluid level is maintained in master cylin...

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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 -> Description -> 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

The rear-wheel Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS) is standard equipment on all models. This system prevents rear wheel lock-up by monitoring wheel speed and altering pressure to the rear wheels. Rear brake fluid application is controlled according to wheel speed, degree of wheel slip and rate of deceleration. The main components of the system are an electronic brake control module, a hydraulic pressure control valve, a speed sensor and a sensor exciter ring, Fig. . A standard master cylinder and power booster are used.

Four Wheel Ant...

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