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  • 1999 Dodge Grand Caravan 3.0 V6 GAS, CC:2972, CID:181, Fuel Injection, Aspiration:181, Engine VIN:, Desg:3
  • 1999 Dodge Grand Caravan 3.3 V6 GAS, CID:201, Fuel Injection, Aspiration:201, Engine VIN:, Desg:R
  • 1999 Dodge Grand Caravan 3.8 V6 GAS, CID:230, Fuel Injection, Aspiration:230, Engine VIN:, Desg:L
  • 1999 Dodge Grand Caravan 3.3 V6 FLEX, CID:201, Fuel Injection, Aspiration:201, Engine VIN:, Desg:G

BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1999 Dodge Grand Caravan AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 1999 Dodge Grand Caravan cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Disc Brakes -> Caravan, Town & Country & Voyager -> Precautions -> Bleeding Brakes -> Brake Disc Service -> Brake Lines & Linings -> Brake Roughness -> General Precautions
Vehicle: 1999 Dodge Grand Caravan 3.8 V6 GAS

Brake Lines & Linings

Remove one of the front wheels and inspect the brake disc, caliper and linings. The 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 pad 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 o...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1999 Dodge Grand Caravan AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 1999 Dodge Grand Caravan cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Disc Brakes -> Caravan, Town & Country & Voyager -> Caliper Service -> Assemble -> Disassemble -> Front & Rear -> Inspection
Vehicle: 1999 Dodge Grand Caravan 3.3 V6 GAS

Refer to "Brake Pad Service" for caliper replacement procedures.

Front & Rear

Disassemble
  • Remove caliper from adapter and rotor as outlined under "Brake Pad Service." Do not disconnect brake hose from caliper. Support caliper at all times to prevent brake hose damage.
  • Position caliper away from rotor to prevent brake fluid spillage on machined surface, then place a small block of wood between caliper fingers to prevent piston damage during removal.
  • Gently depress brake pedal to force caliper piston out of bore, then secure brake pedal at any position below one inch of pedal travel...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1999 Dodge Grand Caravan AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 1999 Dodge Grand Caravan cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Disc Brakes -> Caravan, Town & Country & Voyager -> Caliper Service -> Assemble -> Disassemble -> Front & Rear -> Inspection
Vehicle: 1999 Dodge Grand Caravan 3.8 V6 GAS

Refer to "Brake Pad Service" for caliper replacement procedures.

Front & Rear

Disassemble
  • Remove caliper from adapter and rotor as outlined under "Brake Pad Service." Do not disconnect brake hose from caliper. Support caliper at all times to prevent brake hose damage.
  • Position caliper away from rotor to prevent brake fluid spillage on machined surface, then place a small block of wood between caliper fingers to prevent piston damage during removal.
  • Gently depress brake pedal to force caliper piston out of bore, then secure brake pedal at any position below one inch of pedal travel...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1999 Dodge Grand Caravan AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 1999 Dodge Grand Caravan cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Drum Brakes -> DaimlerChrysler -> Brake Service -> 12 Inch Drum -> 9, 10, 11 & 13 Inch Drums -> Brake Shoe, Replace -> Caravan, Dakota, Durango, Town & Country & Voyager -> Full Size Pickup -> Inspection -> Installation -> Removal
Vehicle: 1999 Dodge Grand Caravan 3.3 V6 FLEX

Brake Shoe, Replace

Do not intermix automatic adjuster components from side to side.

9, 10, 11 & 13 Inch Drums
Caravan, Dakota, Durango, Town & Country & Voyager
Removal
  • Raise and support vehicle, then remove rear wheels.
  • Remove drum retaining nuts if equipped, then the drums. If drum will not separate from brake shoes or axle, proceed as follows:
    • Ensure parking brake is disengaged.
    • Remove adjuster hole plug from backing plate.
    • Insert small screwdriver or equivalent, through adjuster hole, then push and hold self adjuster lever off adjuster screw assembly, Fig. .
    • Using a suitable brake adj...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1999 Dodge Grand Caravan AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 1999 Dodge Grand Caravan cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Hydraulic Brake Systems -> Diagnosis & Testing -> Caravan, Town & Country & Voyager -> Combination Valve Test -> Fixed Proportioning Valve Test -> Height Sensing Proportioning Valve Test -> Master Cylinder/Power Booster Test -> Power Booster Check Valve Test -> Power Booster Vacuum Test -> Pressure Differential Switch -> PT Cruiser
Vehicle: 1999 Dodge Grand Caravan 3.8 V6 GAS

Master Cylinder/Power Booster Test

  • Start engine and inspect booster vacuum hose connections for leaks.
  • Stop engine and shift transmission into neutral.
  • Pump brake pedal until all vacuum reserve in booster is depleted.
  • Press and hold brake pedal under light foot pressure. Pedal should hold firm. If it falls away master cylinder is faulty.
  • Start engine and note pedal action. Pedal should fall away slightly under light foot pressure, then hold firm.
  • If no pedal action is felt, the power booster, vacuum supply or vacuum check valve are faulty. Proceed to "Power Booster Vacuum Test."
  • If p...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1999 Dodge Grand Caravan AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 1999 Dodge Grand Caravan cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Drum Brakes -> DaimlerChrysler -> Inspection -> Adjuster Mechanism -> Backing Plate -> Brake Drums -> Brake Linings & Springs -> Parking Brake Cable
Vehicle: 1999 Dodge Grand Caravan 3.3 V6 GAS

Brake Drums

Any time the brake drums are removed for brake service, the braking surface diameter should be checked with a suitable brake drum micrometer at several points to determine if they are within the safe oversize limit stamped on the brake drum outer surface. If the braking surface diameter exceeds specifications, the drum must be replaced. If the 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 scor...

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