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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 -> Rotor Replace -> Installation -> Removal -> Tapered Wheel Bearings -> Unit Wheel Bearings
Vehicle: 1996 Dodge RAM 2500 Pickup 5.9 L6 DIESEL

Tapered Wheel Bearings

  • Raise and support vehicle, then remove wheel.
  • Using a screwdriver or large C-clamp, bottom caliper piston in bore, Fig. , then remove caliper mounting bolts, Figs. and .
  • Lift caliper off rotor. Ensure caliper is supported at all times to prevent brake hose damage.
  • On models equipped with a removable adapter hub, remove hub from rotor.
  • On models equipped with an integral rotor and hub, remove grease cap covering cotter pin and hub nut.
  • On all models, remove cotter pin from spindle, then remove locknut, tabbed thrust washer and outer wheel bearing.
  • Slide rotor and h...

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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 -> Inspection -> Adjuster Mechanism -> Backing Plate -> Brake Drums -> Brake Linings & Springs -> Parking Brake Cable
Vehicle: 1996 Dodge RAM 2500 Pickup 5.9 L6 DIESEL

Brake Drums

Any time the brake drums are removed for brake service, the braking surface diameter should be checked with a suitable brake drum micrometer at several points to determine if they are within the safe oversize limit stamped on the brake drum outer surface. If the braking surface diameter exceeds specifications, the drum must be replaced. If the braking surface diameter is within specifications, drums should be cleaned and inspected for cracks, scores, deep grooves, taper, out of round and heat spotting. If drums are cracked or heat spotted, they must be replaced. Minor scor...

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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 5.9 V8 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+.

Drum Brakes -> Chrysler -> Inspection -> Adjuster Mechanism -> Backing Plate -> Brake Drums -> Brake Linings & Springs -> Parking Brake Cable
Vehicle: 1996 Dodge RAM 2500 Pickup 5.2 V8 GAS

Brake Drums

Any time the brake drums are removed for brake service, the braking surface diameter should be checked with a suitable brake drum micrometer at several points to determine if they are within the safe oversize limit stamped on the brake drum outer surface. If the braking surface diameter exceeds specifications, the drum must be replaced. If the braking surface diameter is within specifications, drums should be cleaned and inspected for cracks, scores, deep grooves, taper, out of round and heat spotting. If drums are cracked or heat spotted, they must be replaced. Minor scor...

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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 5.2 V8 CNG

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+.

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 5.2 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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