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Jerry, Master Mechanic
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Experience:  ASE Master tech, 30 years exp. troubleshooter, driveability tech
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Regarding a 2005 Dodge Ram 3500. need to replace the rear

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Regarding a 2005 Dodge Ram 3500. need to replace the rear emergency brake system. told it was the right rear. can you tell me what it looks like and what it is called so I can order it. Dodge dealer said has to have a new brake system and it is $450 for the part. Is this true I would like to do the work myself. if possible
JA: Have your brakes ever been replaced? Have you checked the brake fluid?
Customer: yes regulars have been changed and hubs and fluid is fine. Nepew is a mechanic said the inside drum,right side, is completely gone. So I need to know what parts I need.
JA: Are you fixing your Ram yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Nothing I need to pull a loaded trailer so I want to fix it so I can be safe. Yes I would like to do it myself.
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: It is a hard job? I just want to order all parts required.
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Dodge
Expert:  Tim Mohr replied 1 month ago.

Hi, my name is ***** ***** you have drums or disc brakes on the rear?