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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 4.0 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+.

Anti-lock Brakes -> E-Series, Excursion, Expedition, Explorer, F-150/250LD, F-Super Duty Mountaineer, Navigator & Ranger (4WABS) -> System Service -> 1997 -> 1997 Ranger -> 1998-2001 -> 1998-2001 Ranger -> ABS Control Module -> Brake System Bleed -> Component Replacement -> E-Series -> E-Series, Excursion, Expedition, F-150, F-250HD, F-Super Duty Series & Navigator -> Except 1997 Ranger -> Expedition, F-150, F-250LD & Navigator -> Explorer & Mountaineer -> F-Super Duty Series & Excursion -> Front -> G-Switch -> Hydraulic Control Unit (HCU) -> Ranger -> Rear -> Wheel Speed Sensor
Vehicle: 1997 Ford Ranger Super 4.0 V6 GAS

Brake System Bleed

Except 1997 Ranger

Refer to "Hydraulic Brake Systems" for bleeding procedure.

1997 Ranger

Perform this procedure only if the Hydraulic Control Unit (HCU) has been replaced.

  • Perform conventional brake system bleed procedure.
  • Connect bleeder box tool No. T90T-50-ALA and brake jumper cable tool No. T93T-50-ALA, or equivalents.
  • Press down on brake pedal and depress "VALVES" button on bleeder box. Pedal will fall.
  • Release "VALVES" button, then release the brake pedal.
  • Repeat preceding two steps.
  • Depress "MOTOR START" button and let pump motor run for one minute.
  • Perform conventional b...

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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) -> Diagnosis & Testing -> 1997 -> 1997 E-Series -> 1997 Expedition -> 1997 Explorer -> 1997 F-150 -> 1997 Mountaineer -> 1997 Navigator -> 1997 Ranger -> 1997F-250LD -> 1998 E-Series -> 1998 Expedition -> 1998 Explorer -> 1998 F-150 -> 1998 F-250LD -> 1998 Mountaineer -> 1998 Navigator -> 1998 Ranger -> 1999 E-Series -> 1999 Expedition -> 1999 Explorer -> 1999 F-150 -> 1999 F-250LD -> 1999 Mountaineer -> 1999 Navigator -> 1999 Ranger -> 2000 E-Series -> 2000 Expedition -> 2000 Explorer -> 2000 F-150 -> 2000 Mountaineer -> 2000 Navigator -> 2000 Ranger -> 2001 E-Series -> 2001 Expedition -> 2001 Explorer -> 2001 F-150 -> 2001 Mountaineer -> 2001 Navigator -> 2001 Ranger -> Accessing Diagnostic Trouble Codes -> Clearing Diagnostic Trouble Codes -> Diagnostic Tests -> Diagnostic Trouble Code Interpretation -> Drive Cycle Tests -> Excursion -> Explorer & Mountaineer -> F-Super Duty Series -> F-Super Duty Series & Excursion -> Intermittent Diagnosis -> Quick Check -> Ranger -> System Pre-Check -> Wiring Diagrams
Vehicle: 1997 Ford Ranger 2.3 L4 GAS

Accessing Diagnostic Trouble Codes

  • Connect New Generation STAR (NGS) Tester to Data Link Connector (DLC) located beneath instrument panel.
  • Select vehicle to be tested from NGS menu.
  • If NGS does not communicate with vehicle, proceed as follows:
    • Ensure program card is properly installed.
    • Inspect connections to vehicle.
    • Ensure ignition is in On position.
    • If NGS still does not communicate with vehicle, refer to NGS Tester manual.
  • Follow NGS Tester instructions to retrieve DTC's.

Diagnostic Trouble Code Interpretation

Refer to Figs. through for diagnostic trouble code interpretation.

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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 -> Brake Pad Service
Vehicle: 1997 Ford Ranger 2.3 L4 GAS

  • Remove and discard a portion of brake fluid from master cylinder.
  • Raise and support vehicle, then remove wheel and tire assembly.
  • Unclip speed sensor wiring from brake hose.
  • Remove ...

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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 Super 3.0 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 -> Troubleshooting -> Brake Noise -> Brake Pedal Eases Down Slowly -> Brake Pedal Goes Down Fast -> Brakes Drag -> Brakes Lock Up During Light Brake Pedal Force -> Brakes Pull Or Drift -> Excessive Brake Pedal Effort -> Excessive Or Erratic Brake Pedal Travel -> Red Brake Warning Indicator Always On
Vehicle: 1997 Ford Ranger 4.0 V6 GAS

Brakes Pull Or Drift

  • Tire air pressure.
  • Wheel alignment.
  • Brake pads, shoes or linings.
  • Brake or suspension components.

Red Brake Warning Indicator Always On

  • Instrument cluster.
  • Warning indicator circuit.
  • Parking brake.
  • Brake fluid level.

Brake Pedal Goes Down Fast

  • Brake fluid level.
  • Air in system.
  • Brake master cylinder malfunction.
  • Normal RABS or ABS function.

Brake Pedal Eases Down Slowly

  • Air in system.
  • Brake master cylinder malfunction.
  • Normal RABS or ABS function.

Brakes Lock Up During Light Brake Pedal Force

  • Disc or drum brake component.
  • Parking brake com...

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