Asked by GuruYX66L Mar 04, 2018 at 02:00 PM about the 1997 Dodge RAM 1500 LT RWD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have a Dodge Ram 1500 had brake
issues  and replaced the rear brakes , lines
, cylinders and power booster. Brake pedal
gets hard with truck off but goes soft when
started I bled the system made sure fluid
was full what could the problem be

3 Answers


Adjust the rear brake shoes !!!

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Vacuum bleed off is normal after the vacuum source is removed, what vacuum is left is depleted after 1 or 2 pumps of the pedal. Try pressing the e-brake, put the pick up in gear, if she won't move easily whilst applying gas, then you're rear brakes are probably adjusted correctly. Unless, you mean, the pedal goes to the floor when the engine is running, in that case, you've got air in your brake lines. ABS brakes bring a whole new form of fun n pleasure to brake bleeding. Any service manual will instruct you in how to properly bleed ABS, whether 2 or 4 wheel ABS.

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I changed my brake master cylinder but its still a spongy fluid peddle

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