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2000 Dodge 1500 2wd 5.2 ABS

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2000 Dodge 1500 2wd 5.2 ABS
Submitted: 9 years ago.
Category: Dodge
Expert:  vipertech763 replied 9 years ago.

Good morning, here is the info you requested:



  1. Raise and support vehicle.
  2. Remove wheel and tire assembly.
  3. Remove caliper adapter bolts from the steering knuckle and remove caliper adapter assembly

    NOTE: Do not allow brake hose to support caliper adapter assembly.

  4. Remove the rotor from the hub/bearing wheel studs.
  5. Remove hub/bearing nut and slide the hub/bearing off the spindle

  1. CAUTION: The hub/bearing nut can not be re-used


  1. On models with all-wheel antilock system (ABS), check condition of tone wheel on hub/bearing. If teeth on wheel are damaged, hub/bearing assembly will have to be replaced (tone wheel is not serviced separately)
  2. Slide hub/bearing onto the spindle.
  3. Install new hub/bearing nut and tighten to:
    • LD 1500: 251N·m (185 ft. lbs.)
    • HD 2500/3500: 380 N·m (280 ft lbs.)
  4. Install rotor onto hub/bearing wheel studs.
  5. Install caliper adapter assembly and tighten adapter bolts to:
    • LD 1500: 176 N·m (130 ft lbs.)
    • HD 2500/3500: 285 N·m (210 ft lbs.)
  6. Install wheel and tire assembly and lower vehicle.
  7. Apply brakes several times to seat brake shoes. Be sure to obtain firm pedal before moving vehicle.

Let me know if you need more help or have more questions.