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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+.

Drum Brakes -> DaimlerChrysler -> Brake Service -> 12 Inch Drum -> 9, 10, 11 & 13 Inch Drums -> Brake Shoe, Replace -> Caravan, Dakota, Durango, Town & Country & Voyager -> Full Size Pickup -> Inspection -> Installation -> Removal
Vehicle: 2002 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup 5.9 V8 GAS

Brake Shoe, Replace

Do not intermix automatic adjuster components from side to side.

9, 10, 11 & 13 Inch Drums
Caravan, Dakota, Durango, Town & Country & Voyager
Removal
  • Raise and support vehicle, then remove rear wheels.
  • Remove drum retaining nuts if equipped, then the drums. If drum will not separate from brake shoes or axle, proceed as follows:
    • Ensure parking brake is disengaged.
    • Remove adjuster hole plug from backing plate.
    • Insert small screwdriver or equivalent, through adjuster hole, then push and hold self adjuster lever off adjuster screw assembly,. Fig. .
    • Back off adjuster screw as...

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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 -> Component Replacement -> Caravan, Town & Country & Voyager -> Except Caravan, Town & Country & Voyager -> Master Cylinder
Vehicle: 2002 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup 4.7 V8 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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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 -> Inspection -> Adjuster Mechanism -> Backing Plate -> Brake Drums -> Brake Linings & Springs -> Parking Brake Cable
Vehicle: 2002 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup 5.9 V8 GAS

Brake Drums

Any time the brake drums are removed for brake service, the braking surface diameter should be inspected with a suitable brake drum micrometer at several points to determine if they are within the safe oversize limit stamped on the brake drum outer surface. If the braking surface diameter exceeds specifications, the drum must be replaced. If the braking surface diameter is within specifications, drums should be cleaned and inspected for cracks, scores, deep grooves, taper, out of round and heat spotting. If drums are cracked or heat spotted, they must be replaced. Minor sc...

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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+.

Hydraulic Brake Systems -> Description -> Caravan, Town & Country & Voyager -> Combination Valve -> Except Caravan, Town & Country & Voyager -> Fixed Proportioning Valve -> Height Sensing Proportioning Valve -> Hydraulic Control Valves -> Master Cylinder -> Metering Valve
Vehicle: 2002 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup 4.7 V8 GAS

Master Cylinder

Except Caravan, Town & Country & Voyager

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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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 -> Diagnosis & Testing -> 2002 -> 2003-05 -> 2006 -> Accessing Diagnostic Trouble Codes -> Clearing Diagnostic Trouble Codes -> Connector Pin Identification -> Diagnostic Tests -> Diagnostic Trouble Code Interpretation -> Intermittents & Poor Connections
Vehicle: 2002 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup 4.7 V8 GAS

Accessing Diagnostic Trouble Codes

Connect a suitably programmed scan tool to Data Link Connector (DLC) and follow manufacturer's instructions.

Diagnostic Trouble Code Interpretation

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Connector Pin Identification

Refer to Figs. through for pin connector and terminal identification.

Diagnostic Tests

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Clearing Diagnostic Trouble Codes

Connect a suitably programmed scan tool to Data Link Connector (DLC) and follow manufacturer's instructions.

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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+.

Power Brake Units -> Description
Vehicle: 2002 Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup 3.7 V6 GAS

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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