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We have info for following modifications of 1997 Ford Ranger

  • 1997 Ford Ranger 2.3 L4 GAS, CID:140, Fuel Injection, Aspiration:140, Engine VIN:, Desg:A
  • 1997 Ford Ranger 3.0 V6 GAS, CID:182, Fuel Injection, Aspiration:182, Engine VIN:, Desg:U
  • 1997 Ford Ranger 4.0 V6 GAS, CID:245, Fuel Injection, Aspiration:245, Engine VIN:, Desg:X
  • 1997 Ford Ranger Super 2.3 L4 GAS, CID:140, Fuel Injection, Aspiration:140, Engine VIN:, Desg:A
  • 1997 Ford Ranger Super 3.0 V6 GAS, CID:182, Fuel Injection, Aspiration:182, Engine VIN:, Desg:U
  • 1997 Ford Ranger Super 4.0 V6 GAS, CID:245, Fuel Injection, Aspiration:245, Engine VIN:, Desg:X

BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Ford Ranger AUTOMOBILES

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

Anti-lock Brakes -> E-Series, Excursion, Expedition, Explorer, F-150/250LD, F-Super Duty Mountaineer, Navigator & Ranger (4WABS) -> Precautions -> Brake Fluid Handling
Vehicle: 1997 Ford Ranger 3.0 V6 GAS

Brake Fluid Handling

Brake fluid can cause serious injury and vehicle damage if not handled properly. Avoid ...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Ford Ranger AUTOMOBILES

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

Disc Brakes -> Adjustments -> 1997 F-Super Duty -> E-Super Duty -> Expedition, Explorer, Navigator, Mountaineer & F-250LD -> Parking Brake -> Rear Disc -> Transmission Mounted -> Windstar
Vehicle: 1997 Ford Ranger 4.0 V6 GAS

Parking Brake

Expedition, Explorer, Navigator, Mountaineer & F-250LD
Rear Disc
  • Remove rear disc brake rotor as outlined in "Rotor, Replace".
  • Using brake adjustment gauge tool No. D81L-1103-A, or equivalent, to measure inside diameter of parking brake drum, Fig. .
  • Using parking brake adjuster screw, adjust parking brake shoe to .020 inch (.508 mm) less than drum measurement, Fig. .
  • Reverse procedure to install.
1997 F-Super Duty
Transmission Mounted
  • Place transmission in neutral position and release parking brake, then raise and support vehicle.
  • Loosen parking brake adjusting clevis locknut sev...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Ford Ranger AUTOMOBILES

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

Disc Brakes -> Precautions -> Brake Bleed -> Brake Disc Service -> Brake Linings -> Brake Roughness -> Caliper Inspection -> General Precautions
Vehicle: 1997 Ford Ranger Super 2.3 L4 GAS

Brake Linings

Remove both front wheels and inspect the brake discs, calipers and linings. (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 shoe and lining 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 of ...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Ford Ranger AUTOMOBILES

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

Power Brake Units -> Bendix Vacuum Brake Booster -> Brake Booster Replacement -> 1997-98 -> 1999-2001 -> Aerostar, Excursion, F-250HD, F-350 & F-Super Duty -> E-Series, Expedition, Explorer, Explorer Sport & Sport/Trac, F-150 & F-250LD, Mountaineer, Navigator & Villager -> Escape -> Ranger -> Windstar
Vehicle: 1997 Ford Ranger 3.0 V6 GAS

Aerostar, Excursion, F-250HD, F-350 & F-Super Duty

  • Remove air cleaner housing, if required.
  • Remove brake master cylinder attaching nuts.
  • Position brake master cylinder aside.
  • Disconnect booster vacuum hose.
  • Disconnect power distribution box auxiliary relay and set aside.
  • Remove fuse panel cover.
  • Remove stop lamp switch self-locking pin.
  • Remove stop lamp switch and brake booster pushrod from brake pedal pin.
  • Remove power brake booster nuts.
  • Remove power brake booster.
  • Reverse procedure to install. Torque booster mounting nuts to 16-21 ft. lbs.

Escape

  • Remove brake pedal pushrod cotte...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Ford Ranger AUTOMOBILES

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

Disc Brakes -> Rotor Replacement -> Aerostar -> Dana -> E-Series -> Escape -> Expedition, Navigator, F-150 & F-250LD -> Explorer, Mountaineer & Ranger -> F-Super Duty Series -> Ford -> Front -> Installation -> Rear -> Removal -> Windstar & Villager
Vehicle: 1997 Ford Ranger Super 4.0 V6 GAS

Aerostar

Removal
  • Remove sufficient brake fluid from master cylinder reservoir.
  • Raise and support vehicle, then remove tire and wheel assembly.
  • Remove disc brake caliper as outlined in "Caliper Service".
  • On models equipped with 2WD, remove hub grease cap, cotter pin, nut retainer, hub spindle nut and front outer wheel bearing washer, then remove outer wheel bearing.
  • On all models, remove front disc brake hub and rotor.
  • On models equipped with 4WD, remove hub as outlined under "Halfshaft, Replace," in "All Wheel Drive System."
Installation
  • On models equipped with 2WD, install front disc brake ...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Ford Ranger AUTOMOBILES

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

Anti-lock Brakes -> E-Series, Excursion, Expedition, Explorer, F-150/250LD, F-Super Duty Mountaineer, Navigator & Ranger (4WABS) -> Precautions -> Brake Fluid Handling
Vehicle: 1997 Ford Ranger 2.3 L4 GAS

Brake Fluid Handling

Brake fluid can cause serious injury and vehicle damage if not handled properly. Avoid ...

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