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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+.

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 -> 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 -> 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 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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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 3.0 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+.

Disc Brakes -> Caliper Service -> 1997 -> 1999-2001 -> Aerostar -> Assemble -> Cleaning & Inspection -> Disassemble -> E-150 -> Escape -> Expedition, Navigator, E-250, E-350, F-250HD, F-350, F-Super Duty, F-150 & F-250LD -> Expedition, Navigator, E-Series, F-150 & F-250LD -> Explorer, Mountaineer & Ranger -> F-250HD, F-350, E-Super Duty & F-Super Duty Series -> Front -> Inspection -> Overhaul -> Rear -> Replacement -> Villager -> Villager & Windstar -> Windstar
Vehicle: 1997 Ford Ranger Super 2.3 L4 GAS

Replacement

Aerostar
  • Remove and discard a portion of brake fluid from master cylinder.
  • Raise and support vehicle, then remove wheel and tire assembly.
  • Use an eight inch c-clamp to move piston back into its bore as follows:
    • Place head of c-clamp against caliper and screw end of c-clamp against outer pad below spring clip.
    • Tighten c-clamp until torque buttons just clear caliper (approximately 1/8 inch). Remove c-clamp.
  • Clean excess dirt from around pin tabs, then use caliper pin remover tool No. D89T-2196-A, or equivalent, and light hammer to drive caliper pin from caliper as follows:
    • Po...

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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) -> Description -> Component Locations -> System Operation
Vehicle: 1997 Ford Ranger Super 3.0 V6 GAS

System Operation

The four wheel Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS) prevents wheel lockup by automatically modulating the brake pressure during an emergency stop.

When the brakes are applied, fluid is forced from the master cylinder outlet ports to the Hydraulic Control Unit (HCU) inlet ports. This pressure is transmitted through three normally open solenoid valves contained inside the HCU, then through the outlet ports of ...

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