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Dodge Ram Truck Models & Years Covered in Each of the above Service Manuals:

2001 Dodge Ram 1500, 2500 & 3500 Service Manual for: 3.9 L 6 cyl. MPI Gasoline (5.9L),  5.2 L 8 cyl. MPI Gasoline (5.2L), 5.2 L 8 cyl. (CNG) (5.2L), 5.9 L 8 cyl. MPI Gasoline, 5.9 L 8 cyl. MPI Gasoline (Heavy Duty) (5.9L), 5.9 L 6 cyl. Turbo Diesel (5.9L), 8.0 L 10 cyl. MPI Gasoline (8.0L) Models.

2002 Dodge Ram 1500, 2500 & 3500 Service Manual for: 3.7L 6 cyl. MPI Gasoline  3.7 L, 4.7L 8 cyl. MPI Gasoline  4.7 L, 5.7L 8 cyl. SMPI Gasoline  5.7 L, 5.9L 6 cyl. Turbo Diesel 5.9 L
5.9L 6 cyl. Turbo Diesel High Output 5.9 L, 8.0L 10 cyl. MPI Gasoline 8.0 L, 5.9L 8 cyl. SMPI Gasoline Light Duty 5.9 L Models

2003 Dodge Ram 1500, 2500 & 3500 Service : 3.7L 6 cyl. MPI Gasoline, 4.7L 8 cyl. MPI Gasoline, 5.7L 8 cyl. SMPI Gasoline, 5.9L 6 cyl. Turbo Diesel, 5.9L 6 cyl. Turbo Diesel High Output, 8.0L 10 cyl. MPI Gasoline, 5.9L 8 cyl. SMPI Gasoline Light Duty Models.

 

For the complete brake service procedures including picture illustrations see service manual links at the top of the page for exact year and model of your truck as brake procedures differ for year and model dodge ram truck.
 

BRAKE PADS/SHOES

REMOVAL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10

INSTALLATION . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10

 
BRAKE PADS/SHOES
REMOVAL
(1) Raise and support vehicle.
(2) Remove the wheel and tire assemblies.
(3) Compress the caliper.
(4) Remove the caliper, (Refer to 5 - BRAKES / HYDRAULIC / MECHANICAL/DISC BRAKE CALIPERS - REMOVAL).
(5) Remove the caliper by tilting the top up and off
the caliper adapter (Fig. 10).
NOTE: Do not allow brake hose to support caliper
assembly.
(6) Support and hang the caliper. (Fig. 11)
(7) Remove the inboard brake shoe from the caliper
adapter (Fig. 12).
(8) Remove the outboard brake shoe from the caliper
adapter (Fig. 13).
(9) Remove the anti-rattle springs from the caliper
adapter (Fig. 14) and (Fig. 15).
NOTE: Anti-rattle springs are not interchangeable.
INSTALLATION
(1) Bottom pistons in caliper bore with C-clamp.
Place an old brake shoe between a C-clamp and caliper
piston.
(2) Clean caliper mounting adapter and anti-rattle
springs.
(3) Lubricate anti-rattle springs with Mopar brake
grease.
(4) Install anti-rattle springs.
NOTE: Anti-rattle springs are not interchangeable.
(5) Install inboard brake shoe in adapter.
 

BRAKES - BASE

 

DIAGNOSIS AND TESTING - BASE BRAKE

SYSTEM . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2

STANDARD PROCEDURE

STANDARD PROCEDURE - MANUAL

BLEEDING. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5

STANDARD PROCEDURE - PRESSURE

BLEEDING. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5

SPECIAL TOOLS

BASE BRAKES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5

ADJUSTABLE PEDAL SWITCH

REMOVAL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6

INSTALLATION . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6

HYDRAULIC/MECHANICAL

SPECIFICATIONS

SPECIFICATIONS - TORQUE CHART . . . . . . . 6

BASE BRAKE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7

BRAKE LINES

STANDARD PROCEDURE

STANDARD PROCEDURE - DOUBLE

INVERTED FLARING . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7

STANDARD PROCEDURE - ISO FLARING . . . 7

REMOVAL

REMOVAL - REAR BRAKE HOSE . . . . . . . . . . 8

REMOVAL - REAR TUBE / HOSE

ASSEMBLY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8

REMOVAL - FRONT HOSE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9

INSTALLATION

INSTALLATION - REAR BRAKE HOSE . . . . . . 9

INSTALLATION - REAR TUBE / HOSE

ASSEMBLY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9

INSTALLATION - FRONT BRAKE HOSE . . . . . 9

BRAKE PADS/SHOES

REMOVAL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10

INSTALLATION . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10

DISC BRAKE CALIPERS

DESCRIPTION . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11

OPERATION . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12

REMOVAL

REMOVAL - REAR . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12

REMOVAL - FRONT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12

DISASSEMBLY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13

INSPECTION . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14

ASSEMBLY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15

INSTALLATION

INSTALLATION - REAR . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16

INSTALLATION - FRONT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16

DISC BRAKE CALIPER ADAPTER

REMOVAL

REMOVAL - REAR . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16

REMOVAL - FRONT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16

INSTALLATION

INSTALLATION - REAR . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17

INSTALLATION - FRONT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17

DISC BRAKE CALIPER ADAPTER MOUNT

REMOVAL - REAR . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17

INSTALLATION . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17

FLUID

DIAGNOSIS AND TESTING - BRAKE FLUID

CONTAMINATION . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18

STANDARD PROCEDURE - BRAKE FLUID

LEVEL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18

SPECIFICATIONS

BRAKE FLUID . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18

FLUID RESERVOIR

REMOVAL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19

INSTALLATION . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19

BRAKE JUNCTION BLOCK

REMOVAL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19

INSTALLATION . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19

MASTER CYLINDER

DESCRIPTION . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19

OPERATION . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

 

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Dodge Ram Truck Models & Years Covered in Each of the above Service Manuals:

2001 Dodge Ram 1500, 2500 & 3500 Service Manual for: 3.9 L 6 cyl. MPI Gasoline (5.9L),  5.2 L 8 cyl. MPI Gasoline (5.2L), 5.2 L 8 cyl. (CNG) (5.2L), 5.9 L 8 cyl. MPI Gasoline, 5.9 L 8 cyl. MPI Gasoline (Heavy Duty) (5.9L), 5.9 L 6 cyl. Turbo Diesel (5.9L), 8.0 L 10 cyl. MPI Gasoline (8.0L) Models.

2002 Dodge Ram 1500, 2500 & 3500 Service Manual for: 3.7L 6 cyl. MPI Gasoline  3.7 L, 4.7L 8 cyl. MPI Gasoline  4.7 L, 5.7L 8 cyl. SMPI Gasoline  5.7 L, 5.9L 6 cyl. Turbo Diesel 5.9 L
5.9L 6 cyl. Turbo Diesel High Output 5.9 L, 8.0L 10 cyl. MPI Gasoline 8.0 L, 5.9L 8 cyl. SMPI Gasoline Light Duty 5.9 L Models

2003 Dodge Ram 1500, 2500 & 3500 Service : 3.7L 6 cyl. MPI Gasoline, 4.7L 8 cyl. MPI Gasoline, 5.7L 8 cyl. SMPI Gasoline, 5.9L 6 cyl. Turbo Diesel, 5.9L 6 cyl. Turbo Diesel High Output, 8.0L 10 cyl. MPI Gasoline, 5.9L 8 cyl. SMPI Gasoline Light Duty Models.

2004 Dodge Ram 1500, 2500 & 3500 Service : 3.7L 6 cyl. MPI Gasoline, 4.7L 8 cyl. MPI Gasoline, 5.7L 8 cyl. SMPI Gasoline, 5.9L 6 cyl. Turbo Diesel, 5.9L 6 cyl. Turbo Diesel High Output, 8.0L 10 cyl. MPI Gasoline, 5.9L 8 cyl. SMPI Gasoline Light Duty Models.

2005 Dodge Ram Service Manual Application: 2005 Ram 1500 2500 3500 3.7L 6 cyl. MPI Gasoline, 4.7L 8 cyl. MPI Gasoline, 5.7L 8 cyl. SMPI Gasoline, 5.9L 6 cyl. Turbo Diesel 24v, 5.9L 6 cyl. Turbo Diesel High Output Trucks.

2006 Dodge Ram Service Manual Application: 2006 Ram 1500 2500 3500 3.7L 6 cyl. MPI Gasoline, 4.7L 8 cyl. MPI Gasoline, 4.7L 8 cyl. Flex Fuel, 5.7L 8 cyl. SMPI Gasoline, 5.9L 6 cyl. Turbo Diesel High Output, 8.3L 10 cyl. SFI Gasoline Trucks.

2007 Dodge Ram Service Manual Application: 2007 Ram 1500 2500 3500 3.7L 6 cyl. MPI Gasoline, 4.7L 8 cyl. MPI Gasoline, 4.7L 8 cyl. Flex Fuel, 5.7L 8 cyl. SMPI Gasoline, 5.9L 6 cyl. Turbo Diesel High Output, 8.3L 10 cyl. SFI Gasoline Trucks.

2008 Dodge Ram Service Manual Application: 2008 Ram 1500 2500 3500 3.7L 6 cyl. MPI Gasoline, 4.7L 8 cyl. MPI Gasoline, 4.7L 8 cyl. Flex Fuel, 5.7L 8 cyl. SMPI Gasoline, 5.9L 6 cyl. Turbo Diesel High Output, 8.3L 10 cyl. SFI Gasoline Trucks.