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  • 2008 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3 V6 GAS, CID:201, Fuel Injection, Aspiration:201, Engine VIN:, Desg:H
  • 2008 Dodge Grand Caravan SXT 4.0 V6 GAS, CC:3952, CID:241, Fuel Injection, Aspiration:241, Engine VIN:, Desg:X
  • 2008 Dodge Grand Caravan SXT 3.8 V6 GAS, CID:230, Fuel Injection, Aspiration:230, Engine VIN:, Desg:P
  • 2008 Dodge Grand Caravan C/V 3.3 V6 FLEX, CID:201, Fuel Injection, Aspiration:201, Engine VIN:, Desg:H
  • 2008 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3 V6 FLEX, CID:201, Fuel Injection, Aspiration:201, Engine VIN:, Desg:H
  • 2008 Dodge Grand Caravan C/V 3.3 V6 GAS, CID:201, Fuel Injection, Aspiration:201, Engine VIN:, Desg:H

BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Dodge Grand Caravan AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 2008 Dodge Grand 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: 2008 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3 V6 FLEX

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 2008 Dodge Grand Caravan AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 2008 Dodge Grand Caravan cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Disc Brakes -> Description
Vehicle: 2008 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3 V6 GAS

These vehicles are equipped with dual piston calipers, sliding single piston systems, single non-metallic calipers, floating caliper-single piston or single piston caliper mounted disc brake systems.

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.

Press...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Dodge Grand Caravan AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 2008 Dodge Grand Caravan cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Disc Brakes -> Brake Pad Service -> Aspen, Dakota & Durango -> Caravan & Town & Country -> Commander -> Compass, Grand Cherokee, Liberty, Nitro & Wrangler -> Front -> Full Size Pickup -> Inspection -> Installation -> Pacifica -> PT Cruiser -> Rear -> Removal -> Sprinter
Vehicle: 2008 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3 V6 GAS

Caravan & Town & Country

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 dust boot. ...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Dodge Grand Caravan AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 2008 Dodge Grand Caravan cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Hydraulic Brake Systems -> Diagnosis & Testing -> Caravan & Town & Country -> 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: 2008 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3 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 2008 Dodge Grand Caravan AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 2008 Dodge Grand Caravan cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Power Brake Units -> Description
Vehicle: 2008 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 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 2008 Dodge Grand Caravan AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 2008 Dodge Grand Caravan cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Hydraulic Brake Systems -> Description -> Caravan & Town & Country -> Combination Valve -> Except Caravan & Town & Country -> Fixed Proportioning Valve -> Height Sensing Proportioning Valve -> Hydraulic Control Valves -> Master Cylinder -> Metering Valve
Vehicle: 2008 Dodge Grand Caravan C/V 3.3 V6 GAS

Master Cylinder

Except Caravan & Town & Country

The cylinder body containing the primary and secondary pistons is made of aluminum. The removable fluid reservoir is made of nylon reinforced with glass fiber. The reservoir is the only serviceable component.

The fluid compartments of the nylon reservoir are interconnected to permit fluid level equalization. The equalization feature does not affect circuit separation in the event of a front or rear brake fault. The reservoir compartments will retain enough fluid to operate the functioning hydraulic circuit.

Caravan & Town & Country

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