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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 -> 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 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+.

Hydraulic Brake Systems -> Description -> Bendix Hydro-Boost Brake Booster -> Bendix Hydro-Max Brake Booster -> Combination Valve -> Height Sensing Proportioning Valve -> Hydraulic Control Unit (HCU) -> Hydraulic Control Valves -> Integral Bypass Proportioning Valve -> Master Cylinder
Vehicle: 1997 Ford Ranger 4.0 V6 GAS

Master Cylinder

The master cylinder consists primarily of a hydraulic cylinder, primary and secondary hydraulic pistons and a single or dual chamber fluid reservoir. The front brakes are connected to the primary outlet port(s) and are actuated by the primary piston assembly. The rear brakes are connected to the secondary outlet port and are actuated by the secondary piston assembly.

Hydraulic Control Valves

Combination Valve

This multi-function hydraulic control unit consists primarily of a pressure differential valve, brake lamp warning switch and a proportioning valve. A pressure diff...

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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 -> Diagnosis & Testing
Vehicle: 1997 Ford Ranger 2.3 L4 GAS

Refer to "Diagnosis & Testin... "

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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 -> Description
Vehicle: 1997 Ford Ranger Super 2.3 L4 GAS

The single and tandem vacuum boosters, Figs. and , are self contained vacuum hydraulic power braking units. These are vacuum suspended units that use vacuum and atmospheric pressure for their power.

On models equipped with gasoline engines, vacuum is supplied through a fitting in the intake manifold. On models equipped with diesel engines, vacuum is supplied through a vacuum pump.

The three basic elements of the booster are the vacuum power chamber, mechanically actua...

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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 Super 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 -> 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 4.0 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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