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We have info for following modifications of 2002 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup

  • 2002 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup 3.7 V6 GAS, CID:225, Fuel Injection, Aspiration:225, Engine VIN:, Desg:K
  • 2002 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup 4.7 V8 GAS, CID:287, Fuel Injection, Aspiration:287, Engine VIN:, Desg:N
  • 2002 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup 5.9 V8 GAS, CID:360, Fuel Injection, Aspiration:360, Engine VIN:, Desg:Z

BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2002 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 2002 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Disc Brakes -> Full Size Pickup -> Description
Vehicle: 2002 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup 4.7 V8 GAS

These vehicles dual piston calipers. The calipers are free to slide laterally on the mounting bolts. It is the freedom of lateral movement that allows continuous compensation for lining wear.

Upon brake application, fluid pressure exerted against the caliper piston increases equally in all directions, creating the same pressure in the caliper bore and on the piston.

Pressure applied to the piston is transmitted dire...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2002 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 2002 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Disc Brakes -> Full Size Pickup -> Troubleshooting -> Brake Chatter -> Brake Drag -> Brake Fade -> Brake Pull -> Brake Squeal Or Squeak -> Hard Pedal Or High Pedal Effort -> Low Pedal -> Pedal Falls Away -> Pedal Pulsation -> Rear Brake Grab Or Pull -> Spongy Pedal
Vehicle: 2002 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup 5.9 V8 GAS

Pedal Falls Away

  • System leak at brake line, fitting, hose or caliper/wheel cylinder.
  • Internal leakage in master cylinder caused by worn or damaged piston cups.
  • Internal leak in ABS or RWAL system.

Low Pedal

  • Worn brake linings.
  • Worn drums or rotors.
  • Rear brakes out of adjustment.

Spongy Pedal

  • Air in hydraulic system.
  • Thin brake drums.
  • Substandard brake lines and hoses.

Hard Pedal Or High Pedal Effort

  • Linings that are water soaked, contaminated or glazed.
  • Defective power booster or check valve.

Pedal Pulsation

  • Disc brake rotors have excessive lateral runout or thickness variation.
  • Out of round bra...

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Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 2002 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Anti-Lock Brakes -> Full Size Pickup & Van -> Description -> Four Wheel Anti-Lock Brake (4 WABS) System -> RWAL System
Vehicle: 2002 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup 3.7 V6 GAS

RWAL System

This system prevents rear wheel lock-up by monitoring wheel speed and altering pressure to the rear wheels. The system uses one sensor mounted on the rear differential to determine if the rear wheels are locking up. This system has a "passive" rear wheel control (meaning rear brake pressure during anti-lock braking is provided by the master cylinder). Rear brake fluid application is controlled according to wheel speed, degree of wheel slip and rate of de...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2002 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 2002 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Disc Brakes -> Full Size Pickup -> Brake Pad Service -> Inspection -> Installation -> Removal
Vehicle: 2002 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup 5.9 V8 GAS

Removal

  • Raise and support vehicle, then remove tire and wheel assemblies.
  • Press caliper piston back into bore using suitable large, flat blade screwdriver, Use large C-clamp if additional force is needed.
  • Remove caliper mounting bolts.
  • Rotate caliper rearward off rotor and out of steering knuckle support ledges,
  • Remove inboard and outboard brake pads.
  • Secure caliper to convenient chassis or suspension component.. Do not allow brake hose to support caliper as this will cause damage to hose and fittings.

Inspection

  • Inspect pad lining for wear. Replace riveted lining if worn to within ...

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Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 2002 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Drum Brakes -> DaimlerChrysler -> Adjustments -> Adjustment -> Except FWD Models -> FWD Models -> Parking Brake -> Self-Adjusting Brakes -> Service Brake
Vehicle: 2002 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup 5.9 V8 GAS

Service Brake

Except FWD Models
Self-Adjusting Brakes

These brakes have self-adjusting shoe mechanisms that ensure correct lining to drum clearances at all times. The automatic adjusters operate only when the brakes are applied as the vehicle is moving rearward.

Although the brakes are self-adjusting, an initial adjustment is required when the brake shoes have been relined, replaced or when the length of the star wheel adjuster has been changed during some other service operation.

Frequent usage of an automatic transmission forward range to halt reverse vehicle motion may prevent the aut...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2002 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 2002 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Drum Brakes -> DaimlerChrysler -> Precautions
Vehicle: 2002 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup 3.7 V6 GAS

When working on or around brake assemblies, care must be taken to prevent breathing asbestos dust, as many manufacturers incorporate asbestos fibers in the production of brake linings. During routine service operations, the amount of asbestos dust from brake lining wear is at a low level due to a chemical breakdown during use, and a few precautions will minimize exposure.. Do not sand or grind brake linings unless suitable local exhaust ventilation equipment is used to prevent excessive asbestos e...

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