1997 Dodge RAM 3500 Pickup Brake Service (ONLINE REPAIR MANUALS)

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We have info for following modifications of 1997 Dodge RAM 3500 Pickup

  • 1997 Dodge RAM 3500 Pickup 5.9 V8 GAS, CID:360, Fuel Injection, Aspiration:360, Engine VIN:, Desg:5
  • 1997 Dodge RAM 3500 Pickup 5.9 L6 DIESEL, CID:359, Fuel Injection, Aspiration:359, Engine VIN:, Desg:D
  • 1997 Dodge RAM 3500 Pickup 5.9 V8 GAS, CID:360, Fuel Injection, Aspiration:360, Engine VIN:, Desg:Z
  • 1997 Dodge RAM 3500 Pickup 8.0 V10 GAS, CC:7990, CID:488, Fuel Injection, Aspiration:488, Engine VIN:, Desg:W

BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Dodge RAM 3500 Pickup AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 1997 Dodge RAM 3500 Pickup cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Drum Brakes -> DaimlerChrysler -> Brake Service -> 12 Inch Drum -> 9, 10, 11 & 13 Inch Drums -> Brake Shoe, Replace -> Caravan, Dakota, Durango, Town & Country & Voyager -> Full Size Pickup -> Inspection -> Installation -> Removal
Vehicle: 1997 Dodge RAM 3500 Pickup 5.9 L6 DIESEL

Brake Shoe, Replace

Do not intermix automatic adjuster components from side to side.

9, 10, 11 & 13 Inch Drums
Caravan, Dakota, Durango, Town & Country & Voyager
Removal
  • Raise and support vehicle, then remove rear wheels.
  • Remove drum retaining nuts if equipped, then the drums. If drum will not separate from brake shoes or axle, proceed as follows:
    • Ensure parking brake is disengaged.
    • Remove adjuster hole plug from backing plate.
    • Insert small screwdriver or equivalent, through adjuster hole, then push and hold self adjuster lever off adjuster screw assembly, Fig. .
    • Using a suitable brake adj...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Dodge RAM 3500 Pickup AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 1997 Dodge RAM 3500 Pickup cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Hydraulic Brake Systems -> Description -> Caravan, Town & Country & Voyager -> Combination Valve -> Except Caravan, Town & Country & Voyager -> Fixed Proportioning Valve -> Height Sensing Proportioning Valve -> Hydraulic Control Valves -> Master Cylinder -> Metering Valve
Vehicle: 1997 Dodge RAM 3500 Pickup 8.0 V10 GAS

Master Cylinder

Except Caravan, Town & Country & Voyager

The cylinder body containing the primary and secondary pistons is made of aluminum. The removable fluid reservoir is made of nylon reinforced with glass fiber. The reservoir is the only serviceable component.

The fluid compartments of the nylon reservoir are interconnected to permit fluid level equalization. The equalization feature does not affect circuit separation in the event of a front or rear brake malfunction. The reservoir compartments will retain enough fluid to operate the functioning hydraulic circuit.

Caravan, Town & C...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Dodge RAM 3500 Pickup AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 1997 Dodge RAM 3500 Pickup cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Disc Brakes -> Full Size Pickup -> Brake System Bleed
Vehicle: 1997 Dodge RAM 3500 Pickup 8.0 V10 GAS

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Dodge RAM 3500 Pickup AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 1997 Dodge RAM 3500 Pickup cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Power Brake Units -> Power Brake Unit Service -> 1998 -> 1999-2001 -> Caravan, Town & Country & Voyager -> Cherokee -> Dakota & Durango -> Full Size Pickup -> Full Size Van -> Grand Cherokee -> Hydraulic Booster -> Inline Mount -> Installation -> PT Cruiser -> Removal -> Replacement -> Transverse Mount -> Vacuum Booster -> Wrangler
Vehicle: 1997 Dodge RAM 3500 Pickup 8.0 V10 GAS

The only serviceable power brake booster components are the vacuum hose and the check valve. The power brake booster must be serviced as an assembly. If diagnosis indicates a power brake booster fault condition, the unit must be replaced as an assembly.

Replacement

Full Size Pickup
Vacuum Booster
  • With engine stopped, pump brake pedal four or five times to deplete power booster vacuum.
  • On 1997 models, proceed as follows:
    • Disconnect harness wires from differential switch on combination valve and from RWAL valve.
    • Disconnect brake line from combination valve to front brakes, or AB...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Dodge RAM 3500 Pickup AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 1997 Dodge RAM 3500 Pickup cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Hydraulic Brake Systems -> Brake System Bleed -> Manual -> Master Cylinder -> Pressure
Vehicle: 1997 Dodge RAM 3500 Pickup 5.9 V8 GAS

Manual

  • Remove reservoir filler caps and fill reservoir with proper brake fluid.
  • If calipers or wheel cylinders were overhauled, open all caliper and wheel cylinder bleed screws.
  • Close each bleed screw as fluid starts to drip from them.
  • Fill master cylinder reservoir once more before proceeding.
  • Attach one end of bleed hose to bleed screw and insert opposite end in glass container partially filled with brake fluid, Fig. . Ensure bleed hose is immersed in fluid.
  • Open up bleeder, then have an assistant press down brake pedal.
  • Once brake pedal is down, close bleeder. Repeat bleeding unt...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Dodge RAM 3500 Pickup AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 1997 Dodge RAM 3500 Pickup cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Drum Brakes -> DaimlerChrysler -> Tightening Specifications
Vehicle: 1997 Dodge RAM 3500 Pickup 5.9 V8 GAS

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