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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) -> 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 3.0 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+.

Drum Brakes -> Expedition, Explorer, E-150, F-150, F-250LD, Mountaineer, Navigator & Ranger -> Inspection -> Adjuster Mechanism -> Backing Plate -> Brake Drums -> Brake Linings & Springs -> Parking Brake Cable
Vehicle: 1997 Ford Ranger Super 4.0 V6 GAS

Brake Drums

Any time brake drums are removed for brake service, braking surface diameter should be checked with a suitable micrometer at several points to determine if they are within the safe oversize limit stamped on the brake drum outer surface. If braking surface diameter exceeds specifications, the drum must be replaced. If braking surface diameter is within specifications, drums should be cleaned and inspected for cracks, scores, deep grooves, taper, out of round and heat spotting. If drums are cracked or heat spotted, they must be replaced.

Minor scores should be removed with sa...

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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 2.3 L4 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+.

Power Brake Units -> Bendix Vacuum Brake Booster -> Diagnosis & Testing
Vehicle: 1997 Ford Ranger 4.0 V6 GAS

Refer to Figs. and f...

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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 4.0 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+.

Hydraulic Brake Systems -> Power Brake Unit Service
Vehicle: 1997 Ford Ranger Super 4.0 V6 GAS

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