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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 -> Tightening Specifications
Vehicle: 1997 Ford Ranger Super 2.3 L4 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+.

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 Super 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 -> 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 2.3 L4 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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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) -> Diagnosis & Testing -> 1997 E-Series -> 1997 F-150 -> 1997 F-250HD -> 1997 F-250LD -> 1997 F-350 -> 1997 Ranger -> 1998 E-Series -> 1998 F-150 -> 1998 F-250LD -> 1998 Ranger -> 1999 E-Series -> 1999 F-150 -> 1999 F-250 -> 1999 Ranger -> 2000 F-150 -> 2000 Ranger -> 2001 F-150 -> Accessing Diagnostic Trouble Codes -> Aerostar -> Clearing Diagnostic Trouble Codes -> Diagnostic Tests -> Diagnostic Trouble Code Interpretation -> Drive Tests -> Except F-Super Duty Series -> F-Super Duty -> F-Super Duty Series -> Intermittent Diagnosis -> Quick Check -> System Pre-Check -> Wiring Diagrams
Vehicle: 1997 Ford Ranger Super 3.0 V6 GAS

Accessing Diagnostic Trouble Codes

Except F-Super Duty Series
  • Ensure ignition switch is in Run position with engine off.
  • Locate black RABS II diagnostic connector.
  • Disconnect two halves of connector (one side has an orange/black wire attached to it).
  • Attach a jumper wire to the orange/black wire side of the connector. Momentarily ground the opposite end of jumper for 1-2 seconds.
  • The "REAR ABS" lamp should start flashing a DTC.
F-Super Duty Series
  • Connect New Generation STAR (NGS) Tester to Data Link Connector (DLC) located beneath instrument panel.
  • Select vehicle to be tested from NG...

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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 3.0 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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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 3.0 V6 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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