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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+.

Disc Brakes -> Full Size Pickup -> Rotor Replacement -> 1997-98 -> 1999-2001 -> 5-Stud Rotors -> 8-Stud Rotors -> Tapered Wheel Bearings -> Unit Wheel Bearings
Vehicle: 1997 Dodge RAM 3500 Pickup 5.9 L6 DIESEL

1997-98

Tapered Wheel Bearings
  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • Remove wheel and tire, then the brake caliper.
  • On models equipped with removable adapter hub, remove hub from rotor.
  • On models equipped with one piece rotor and hub assembly, remove grease cap that covers cotter pin and hub nut.
  • On models equipped with long adapter, use long pry tool with angled end to remove grease cap.
  • On all models, remove cotter pin from spindle and wheel bearing adjusting nut.
  • Remove locknut, then the wheel bearing and thrust washer.
  • Remove rotor and hub assembly from spindle.
  • Reverse procedure to install, n...

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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 -> Precautions -> Brake Bleed -> Brake Disc Service -> Brake Lines & Linings -> Brake Roughness -> Caliper Inspection -> General Precautions
Vehicle: 1997 Dodge RAM 3500 Pickup 5.9 L6 DIESEL

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 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+.

Anti-lock Brakes -> Dakota, Durango, Full Size Pickup & Van -> Diagnosis & Testing -> 1997 -> 1997 Dakota w/4 WABS -> 1997 Full Size Pickup & Van w/4 WABS -> 1997 RWAL -> 1998 -> 1998-99 -> 1999 Dakota, Durango & Full Size Van -> 1999 Full Size Pickup -> 2000 Dakota, Durango & Full Size Van -> 2000 Full Size Pickup -> 2001 -> 4 WABS System -> Accessing Diagnostic Trouble Codes -> Clearing Diagnostic Trouble Codes -> Diagnostic Tests -> Diagnostic Trouble Code Interpretation -> RWAL System -> Wiring Diagrams
Vehicle: 1997 Dodge RAM 3500 Pickup 5.9 V8 GAS

Accessing Diagnostic Trouble Codes

RWAL System

The RWAL diagnostic functions have been integrated into the OBD II diagnostic connector, Fig. , located below the lefthand side of the instrument panel. If a diagnostic trouble code has been stored, both the brake and ABS warning lamps will be illuminated. To access diagnostic trouble codes, proceed as follows:

  • Place ignition switch in Run position, then momentarily connect diagnostic connector terminal 13, Fig. , to ground.
  • When ground is disconnected from terminal, ABS and brake warning lamps will begin to flash out any diagnostic...

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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

Refer to the "Hydraulic Bra... "

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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 -> Description
Vehicle: 1997 Dodge RAM 3500 Pickup 5.9 V8 GAS

These vehicles employ Delco single piston sliding calipers. The most significant feature of single piston caliper operation is that the calipers are free to slide laterally on the mounting bolts. It is the freedom of lateral movement that allows continuous compensation for lining wear.

Upon brake application, fluid pressure exerted against the caliper piston increases equally in all directions, creating the same pressure in the caliper bore and on the piston.

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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+.

Anti-lock Brakes -> Dakota, Durango, Full Size Pickup & Van -> System Service -> 1997 -> 1998-2001 -> 2 Wheel Drive -> 4 WABS System -> 4 Wheel Drive -> Anti-Lock Control Assembly, Replace -> Brake System Bleed -> Component Service -> Controller Anti-Lock Brake (CAB) Module, Replace -> Dakota & Durango -> Front Wheel Speed Sensor, Replace -> Full Size Pickup -> Full Size Van -> Rear Anti-Lock Valve, Replace -> Rear Wheel Speed Sensor, Replace -> RWAL Brake System
Vehicle: 1997 Dodge RAM 3500 Pickup 5.9 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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