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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) -> 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 Super 3.0 V6 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+.

Anti-lock Brakes -> Aerostar, E-Series, F-Series & Ranger (RABS) -> Description -> Component Locations -> Operation -> System Self-Test
Vehicle: 1997 Ford Ranger 3.0 V6 GAS

Operation

The rear anti-lock brake system monitors rear wheel speed through a rear axle mounted sensor. If a lockup condition begins to develop, the ABS control module will control hydraulic pressure to the rear brakes, inhibiting wheel lockup.

Component Locations

Refer to Figs. through for RABS component locations.

System Self-Test

The ABS control module performs system tests during vehicle start-up and normal operation. The ABS valve assembly, sensor and fluid level circuits are monit...

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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) -> System Service -> 1997 F-250HD & F-350 -> Aerostar -> Aerostar & 1997 Ranger -> Brake System Bleed -> Component Replacement -> E-Series -> Except Aerostar & 1997 Ranger -> F-150 & F-250LD -> F-Super Duty Series -> Installation -> RABS Module -> Ranger -> Rear Wheel Speed Sensor -> Removal -> Speed Sensor Ring
Vehicle: 1997 Ford Ranger Super 4.0 V6 GAS

Brake System Bleed

Aerostar & 1997 Ranger

The RABS II master cylinder and hydraulic control unit must be bled using anti-lock brake adapter tool No. T90P-50-ALA and jumper tool No. T93T-50-ALA, or equivalents. If this procedure is not followed, air will be trapped in the hydraulic control unit and will contribute to improper brake pedal feel.

Bleed system as follows:

  • Place bleed/harness switch on bleed adapter tool to bleed position.
  • Turn ignition switch to On position. At this point, the red OFF indicator should turn on.
  • Push motor button on the adapter down. This starts the pump moto...

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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 -> Diagnosis & Testing
Vehicle: 1997 Ford Ranger Super 3.0 V6 GAS

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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 -> Tightening Specifications
Vehicle: 1997 Ford Ranger 2.3 L4 GAS

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