2002 Ford Truck Ranger Brakes - Rear Brakes Grabbing Condition

2002 Ford Truck Ranger 4WD V6-4.0L VIN E

Brakes - Rear Brakes Grabbing Condition

GRABBING CONDITION FROM REAR DRUM BRAKES

FORD: 2002-2008 Ranger

ISSUE

Some vehicles may exhibit a grabbing condition from the rear brakes during the first few brake applications. The condition only occurs after the vehicle has been parked for several hours.

ACTION

Follow the Service Procedure steps to correct the condition.

SERVICE PROCEDURE

To service, reduce/minimize moisture intrusion into the rear drum brake assemblies by applying Motorcraft® Silicone Gasket and Sealant to the brake backing plate.

1. Place vehicle on hoist and remove the rear wheels.

2. Remove the rear brake drums and replace the rear linings. Refer to Workshop Manual (WSM), Section 206-02.

3. Inspect the rear brake assemblies for damaged, missing and/or improperly seated adjuster plug or parking brake cable.

4. Inspect and clean the lining contact area of the brake drum; machine if necessary. Download File PDF


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