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What is the minimum rotor thickness for the brakes on a Dodge Ram 1500 4X4, quad cab?

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just finished tonight with the same problem on my 2000 ram, i cut the studs out with a drimel tool, and also the latch, with this out of the way the door opened easily,, have to replace bottom latch later . total time about 1 hour tigerhunting

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You will have to open the door and remove the panel you will see on the metal rod a plastic rod connector it is off or worn out,the dealer has replacement parts,very cheap.

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SOURCE: torque specs. for outer tie rod ends for 2006

Tie rod end is 35 ft. lbs. Pinch bolt for the lower ball joint - 105 .I hope this helps you

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SOURCE: 2006 dodge ram slt quad cab just replaced rotors

Have someone start the truck (keep it in park and put the emergency brake on) and have them turn the wheels back and forth from stop to stop repeatedly while you lay under the front end paying strick attention to all of the steering and control components. I had a vertical hopping of the tires going on. I replaced the outer tie-rod ends and upper and lower ball joints. I also replaced my worn mud tires and changed the steering stabilizer/damper out for a rancho 5000 series stabilizer (heavier duty for off-roading). The vertical hop went away. Now I have a side to side wobble. I can recover from it by hitting the brakes, but what works faster for me is jerking the steering wheel side to side a couple of times (from 10 o'clock to 2 o'clock). Never-the-less, it's a serious problem. So, by checking your front end the way I did, you may find the culprit. Don't jack up the front end. Leave it on the ground so the truck's weight affects the system normally. In observing the system while turning the wheel, we found that the front axle was moving side-to-side which drew my attention to the control arm. My control arm bushing (where the control arm joins to the front axle) is heavily worn and moving side to side (around the mounting bolt) approximately 3/4" each direction. Therefore, it's allowing the front axle to shimmy laterally when I hit a bump. I just ordered the new bushing kit from O'Reilly's Auto Parts for $16.00 and it will be here on Tuesday. I'm hoping this will fix my front end as I have already spent $700.00 (and that's doing all of the work myself). It's getting to be an expensive problem. Please let me know if this makes sense to you guys. Seems like a good way to check for worn parts.

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SOURCE: 2003 dodge ram 1500 quad cab will not shift out of

There is what is called a shift interlock mechanism. It is suppose to keep you from putting it into gear withut putting your foot on the break.

Do a quick test. See if your brake lights come on when you press the brake peddle. If they do, you will have to go into the wireing of the brake switch and see if power is coming out of the switch to the interlock solenoid. If power is going to the solenoid, then you have a bad solenoid.

Hope this helps.

Posted on Apr 10, 2010

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Rear Brakes JC5/JH5 Utility Only
Rotor Discard Thickness* .............................. 28.50 mm (1.122 inch)
Rotor Minimum Allowable Thickness After Refinish ....... 29.0 mm (1.142 inch)
Rotor Thickness-new .................................... 30.0 mm (1.181 inch)
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How do I remove the rotor on my 1995 dodge 2500 4x4? My problem in the center cap holding it.


Brake Disc (Rotor) REMOVAL & INSTALLATION
  1. Raise and safely support the front of the truck with jackstands. Remove the front wheel.
  2. Remove the caliper assembly and support it to the frame with a piece of wire without disconnecting the brake fluid hose.
  3. Remove the hub and rotor assembly.
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Fig. 2: A correct final rotor finish 88479g84.gif
Fig. 3: Location of the rotor minimum thickness marking 88479g91.gif
Fig. 4: Exploded view of a rotor mounting to the hub — 4WD Dakota models shown 88479g90.gif
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