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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 -> 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 3.0 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+.

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 3.0 V6 GAS

Symptom Chart

Refer to...

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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 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+.

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 Super 2.3 L4 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+.

Disc Brakes -> Precautions -> Brake Bleed -> Brake Disc Service -> Brake Linings -> Brake Roughness -> Caliper Inspection -> General Precautions
Vehicle: 1997 Ford Ranger 4.0 V6 GAS

Brake Linings

Remove both front wheels and inspect the brake discs, calipers and linings. (Wheel bearings should be inspected at this time and repacked if necessary).

Do not get any oil or grease on the linings. It is recommended that both front wheel sets be replaced whenever a respective shoe and lining is worn or damaged. Inspect and, if necessary, replace rear brake linings also.

If the caliper is cracked or fluid leakage through the casting is evident, it must be replaced as a unit.

Brake Roughness

The most common cause of brake chatter on disc brakes is a variation in thickness of ...

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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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