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Back brakes not working on my 1997 dodge ram 1500

I checked for brake fluid in rear bleeders and had nothing come out even when brakes were pumped, so i checked cross over valve on rear end and still no fluid..and i am clueless where to look next,,

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    no fluid to rear brakes



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Have you checked brake sensoring valve that controls brake pressure front and back..should be under car half way up.its function is to put more pressure or less pressure on fluid depending on brake pressure applied...

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Make sure master cylinder is full, and that their is not leaks

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SOURCE: Seized rear brake drum on a 1997 Dodge Ram 1500

loosen emergency brake both wheel cylinder and let fluid run as you pry gently side to side in between drum adn shoe through backing plate /drum area to collapse the shoes some..... use wd40 or quality rust buster at center of drum /axle area to loosen grip of rust fused metal at hub to drum ..tap tap with hammmer around circumference of drum to dislodge adn loosen shoes from drum and drum from axle..good luck.. be patient work slowly

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SOURCE: 2004 dodge ram 1500 rear brake light out how to replace?

Open up the tail gate, you will see two torque screws on the inside beside the tail lights. take these out, this will free up the housing and you can change it from there.

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check the sensors and connections may have loosened or knocked one loose if they look ok than have truck scanned most auto stores such as auto zone/advanced auto scan for free the trouble code will narrow the problem

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