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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+.

Drum Brakes -> Expedition, Explorer, E-150, F-150, F-250LD, Mountaineer, Navigator & Ranger -> Adjustments -> Drums Installed -> Drums Removed -> Expedition, Explorer, F-150, F-250LD, Mountaineer & Navigator -> Parking Brake Except Rear Disc -> Parking Brake w/Rear Disc -> Service Brake
Vehicle: 1997 Ford Ranger 2.3 L4 GAS

Service Brake

The rear brake shoes adjust automatically when the vehicle is driven in reverse and the brakes are applied sharply several times. Manual adjustment is required only when brake shoes are replaced. When adjusting rear brakes, ensure parking brake is properly adjusted and adjuster is operating freely.

Drums Removed
  • With drums removed, clean areas where shoes contact backing plate, then apply suitable lubricant to contact areas. Ensure lubricant does not contaminate linings.
  • Adjust gauge to inside diameter of brake drum using suitable brake shoe adjusting gauge.
  • Reverse tool an...

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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 -> Aerostar, E-Series, F-Series & Ranger (RABS) -> Precautions -> Brake Fluid Handling
Vehicle: 1997 Ford Ranger Super 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 -> Precautions -> Brake Bleed -> Brake Disc Service -> Brake Linings -> Brake Roughness -> Caliper Inspection -> General Precautions
Vehicle: 1997 Ford Ranger Super 3.0 V6 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+.

Hydraulic Brake Systems -> Adjustments -> Master Cylinder Pushrod
Vehicle: 1997 Ford Ranger 3.0 V6 GAS

Master Cylinder Pushrod

Refer to "Adjustments" ...

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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) -> Troubleshooting -> Symptom Chart
Vehicle: 1997 Ford Ranger Super 2.3 L4 GAS

Symptom Chart

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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 -> Aerostar, E-Series, F-Series & Ranger (RABS) -> Troubleshooting -> 1997 F-250HD, F-350 & 1997-98 E-Series -> 1997-2000 F-150 & F-250LD -> 1998 Ranger -> 1999 E-Series -> 1999-2000 Ranger -> 2001 F-150 -> Aerostar & 1977 Ranger -> F-Super Duty Series -> Symptom Charts
Vehicle: 1997 Ford Ranger Super 4.0 V6 GAS

Symptom Charts
Aerostar & 1977 Ranger

Refer to Figs. through for symptom charts.

1997 F-250HD, F-350 & 1997-98 E-Series

Refer to Fig. for symptom charts.

F-Super Duty Series

Refer to Fig. for symptom charts.

1999 E-Serie...

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