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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+.

Anti-lock Brakes -> Dakota, Full Size Pickups & Vans & Ramcharger -> System Service -> 1992 Dakota & 1992-93 Full Size Pickups, Vans & Ramcharger -> 1994-96 Full Size Pickups -> Brake System Bleed -> Component Replacement -> Component Service -> Controller Anti-Lock Brake (CAB) Module -> Dakota -> Four Wheel Anti-Lock Brake System -> Front Anti-Lock Valve -> Front Brake Speed Sensor -> Full Size Pickups -> Full Size Pickups & Vans -> Full Size Vans -> Full Size Vans w/Inline Brake Booster -> Full Size Vans w/Transverse Brake Booster -> Hydraulic Valve -> Ramcharger & 1992-93 Full Size Pickups -> Rear Anti-Lock & Combination Valves -> Rear Brake Speed Sensor -> Rear Wheel Anti-Lock (RWAL) Brake System -> Rear Wheel Speed Sensor -> Speed Sensor Air Gap Inspection
Vehicle: 1996 Dodge RAM 2500 Pickup 5.2 V8 GAS

Brake System Bleed

The anti-lock brake system must be bled any time air enters the hydraulic system. It is important to note that excessive air in the brake system may set a primary pressure diagnostic trouble code in the control module.

Pressure or manual bleeding procedures can be used when bleeding the ABS system after hoses or brake lines have been disconnected. Bleeding the ABS hydraulic system is also necessary after replacement of the hydraulic assembly or wheel brakes. During bleeding procedures, ensure the brake fluid level remains close to the Full mark on the reservoir.

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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 Pad Service -> Inspection -> Installation -> Removal
Vehicle: 1996 Dodge RAM 2500 Pickup 5.9 L6 DIESEL

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+.

Drum Brakes -> Chrysler -> Precautions
Vehicle: 1996 Dodge RAM 2500 Pickup 5.9 L6 DIESEL

When working on or around brake assemblies, care must be taken to prevent breathing asbestos dust, as many manufacturers incorporate asbestos fibers in the production of brake linings. During routine service operations, the amount of asbestos dust from brake lining wear is at a low level due to a chemical breakdown during use, and a few precautions will minimize exposure. Do not sand or grind brake linings unless suitable local exhaust ventilation equipment is used to prevent excessive asbestos exposure.

  • Wear a s...

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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 8.0 V10 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+.

Drum Brakes -> Chrysler -> Precautions
Vehicle: 1996 Dodge RAM 2500 Pickup 8.0 V10 GAS

When working on or around brake assemblies, care must be taken to prevent breathing asbestos dust, as many manufacturers incorporate asbestos fibers in the production of brake linings. During routine service operations, the amount of asbestos dust from brake lining wear is at a low level due to a chemical breakdown during use, and a few precautions will minimize exposure. Do not sand or grind brake linings unless suitable local exhaust ventilation equipment is used to prevent excessive asbestos exposure.

  • Wear a s...

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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 5.9 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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