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We have info for following modifications of 2006 Dodge Caravan

  • 2006 Dodge Caravan SXT 3.3 V6 GAS, CID:201, Fuel Injection, Aspiration:201, Engine VIN:, Desg:R
  • 2006 Dodge Caravan SE 2.4 L4 GAS, CC:2429, CID:148, Fuel Injection, Aspiration:148, Engine VIN:, Desg:B
  • 2006 Dodge Caravan 3.3 V6 GAS, CID:201, Fuel Injection, Aspiration:201, Engine VIN:, Desg:R
  • 2006 Dodge Caravan 3.3 V6 FLEX, CID:201, Fuel Injection, Aspiration:201, Engine VIN:, Desg:G
  • 2006 Dodge Caravan SE 3.3 V6 FLEX, CID:201, Fuel Injection, Aspiration:201, Engine VIN:, Desg:G

BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2006 Dodge Caravan AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 2006 Dodge Caravan cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Drum Brakes -> DaimlerChrysler -> Adjustments -> Adjustment -> Except FWD Models -> FWD Models -> Parking Brake -> Self-Adjusting Brakes -> Service Brake
Vehicle: 2006 Dodge Caravan SE 3.3 V6 FLEX

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 2006 Dodge Caravan AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 2006 Dodge Caravan cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Hydraulic Brake Systems -> Adjustments -> Height Sensing Proportioning Valve -> Park Brake Cable Tensioner -> Stop Lamp Switch
Vehicle: 2006 Dodge Caravan SE 2.4 L4 GAS

Height Sensing Proportioning Valve

On these models the proportioning valve is not adjustable. Do not attempt to make adjustments.

Stop Lamp Switch

  • Push and hold brake pedal in applied position.
  • Push switch forward until fully seated against bracket.
  • Release brake pedal.
  • Lightly pull brake pedal rearward until master cylinder pushrod bottoms against master cylinder internal stop. This action will set switch plunger at proper stroke length.

Park Brake Cable Tensioner

Tensioner adjustment is only required when the tensioner, or a cable has been replaced or disconnected for service. To avoid fa...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2006 Dodge Caravan AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 2006 Dodge Caravan cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Disc Brakes -> Precautions -> Brake Bleed -> Brake Disc Service -> Brake Lines & Linings -> Brake Roughness -> Caliper Inspection -> General Precautions
Vehicle: 2006 Dodge Caravan SE 2.4 L4 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 required.

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 required, 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 2006 Dodge Caravan AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 2006 Dodge Caravan cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Disc Brakes -> 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: 2006 Dodge Caravan SE 3.3 V6 FLEX

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.
  • Faulty power booster or check valve.

Pedal Pulsation

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

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2006 Dodge Caravan AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 2006 Dodge Caravan cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Power Brake Units -> Description
Vehicle: 2006 Dodge Caravan 3.3 V6 FLEX

These self contained vacuum hydraulic power braking units are of the vacuum suspended type. They use engine intake manifold vacuum or a vacuum pump along with atmospheric pressure for their power, eliminating the need for a vacuum reservoir. A mechanically operated control valve, with integral vacuum power diaphragms, controls the degree of brake application or release depending on amount of foot pressure applied to...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2006 Dodge Caravan AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 2006 Dodge Caravan cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Disc Brakes -> Brake Pad Service -> Caravan, Town & Country & Voyager -> Commander -> Dakota & Durango -> Front -> Full Size Pickup -> Grand Cherokee, Liberty & Wrangler -> Inspection -> Installation -> Pacifica -> PT Cruiser -> Rear -> Removal -> Sprinter
Vehicle: 2006 Dodge Caravan 3.3 V6 GAS

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Front
Removal
  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • Remove front wheel and tire assemblies.
  • Remove two caliper-to-knuckle attaching bolts, then remove caliper by sliding away from adapter and lifting off rotor, Fig. . Support caliper firmly to prevent weight of caliper from damaging flexible hose.
  • Remove outboard pad by prying pad retaining clip over raised area of caliper, then sliding pad down and off of caliper.
  • Pull inboard pad away from caliper piston, until springs release from piston.
Installation
  • Inspect piston seal for leaks and for ruptures in piston du...

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