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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+.

Hydraulic Brake Systems -> Component Replacement -> Caravan, Town & Country & Voyager -> Except Caravan, Town & Country & Voyager -> Master Cylinder
Vehicle: 2002 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup 3.7 V6 GAS

Master Cylinder

Except Caravan, Town & Country & Voyager
  • With engine stopped, pump brake pedal four or five times to deplete vacuum in power booster.
  • Disconnect brake lines at master cylinder.
  • Remove ground wire from combination valve bracket.
  • Remove master cylinder retaining nuts,. Fig. .
  • Slide combination valve bracket off cylinder mounting studs. Loosen or disconnect brake lines at rear anti-lock valve and combination valve, if required.
  • Remove master cylinder.
  • Reverse procedure to install. Tighten master cylinder mounting nuts and fluid line nuts as specified in. Fig. .
Caravan...

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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 -> Adjustments -> Adjustment -> Except FWD Models -> FWD Models -> Parking Brake -> Self-Adjusting Brakes -> Service Brake
Vehicle: 2002 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup 4.7 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+.

Power Brake Units -> Power Brake Unit Service -> Caravan, Town & Country & Voyager -> Cherokee -> Dakota & Durango -> Full Size Pickup -> Full Size Van -> Grand Cherokee -> Hydraulic Booster -> Inline Mount -> Installation -> Liberty -> PT Cruiser -> Removal -> Replacement -> Transverse Mount -> Vacuum Booster -> Wrangler
Vehicle: 2002 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup 3.7 V6 GAS

The only serviceable power brake booster components are the vacuum hose and the check valve.. The power brake booster must be serviced as an assembly. If diagnosis indicates a power brake booster fault condition, the unit must be replaced as an assembly.

Replacement

Full Size Pickup
Vacuum Booster
  • With engine stopped, pump brake pedal four or five times to deplete power booster vacuum.
  • Remove brake lines from master cylinder.
  • Remove nuts attaching master cylinder and valves to power brake booster unit studs, then remove master cylinder and valves as an assembly.
  • Disconnect vac...

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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+.

Hydraulic Brake Systems -> Brake System Bleed -> Manual -> Master Cylinder -> Pressure
Vehicle: 2002 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup 3.7 V6 GAS

Manual

  • Remove reservoir filler caps and fill reservoir with proper brake fluid.
  • If calipers or wheel cylinders were overhauled, open all caliper and wheel cylinder bleed screws.
  • Close each bleed screw as fluid starts to drip from them.
  • Fill master cylinder reservoir once more before proceeding.
  • Attach one end of bleed hose to bleed screw and insert opposite end in glass container partially filled with brake fluid,. Fig. . Ensure bleed hose is immersed in fluid.
  • Open up bleeder, then have an assistant press down brake pedal.
  • Once brake pedal is down, close bleeder. Repeat bleeding un...

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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+.

Disc Brakes -> Full Size Pickup -> Rotor Replacement -> 1999-2001 1500 & 1999-2002 2500 & 3500 -> 2002-03 1500 & 2003 2500 & 3500 -> 5-Stud Rotors -> 8-Stud Rotors
Vehicle: 2002 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup 5.9 V8 GAS

1999-2001 1500 & 1999-2002 2500 & 3500

5-Stud Rotors
  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • Remove wheel and tire assembly.
  • Remove brake caliper.
  • Remove rotor from hub bearing.
  • Reverse procedure to install.
8-Stud Rotors
  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • Remove wheel and tire assembly.
  • Remove hub extension mounting nuts, then the hub extension.
  • Remove brake caliper.
  • Remove cotter pin and hub nut from axle shaft.
  • Disconnect ABS wheel sensor wire from under hood, then remove sensor wire from frame and steering knuckle.
  • Remove hub/bearing mounting bolts from inboard side of steering knuckle.
  • Remove rotor hub/bear...

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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+.

Disc Brakes -> Full Size Pickup -> Precautions -> Brake Bleed -> Brake Disc Service -> Brake Lines & Linings -> Brake Roughness -> Caliper Inspection -> General Precautions
Vehicle: 2002 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup 5.9 V8 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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