Dodge Journey: Installation

LEFT-HAND-DRIVE

Brakes
Fig. 140: PEDAL AND BOOSTER MOUNTING - LHD

1. Carefully install the brake pedal and bracket assembly (1) in the vehicle lining up the bracket with the power brake booster mounting studs and the stud (2) on the dash panel.

2. Install the four nuts (4) attaching the brake pedal (1) (and power brake booster) to the dash panel. Do not tighten the nuts at this time.

3. Install the remaining nut (5) attaching the brake pedal (1) to the dash panel. To tighten this nut (and the other four from the preceding step), refer to the following step.

Brakes
Fig. 141: MOUNTING NUT TORQUE SEQUENCE

CAUTION: Because of power brake booster design, it is very important to tighten the mounting nuts in the proper sequence.

4. Tighten the brake pedal/booster mounting nuts in the proper sequence to 23 N.m (17 ft. lbs.).

Brakes
Fig. 142: BRAKE PEDAL CLIP

5. Using Mopar Lubriplate, or an equivalent, coat the surface of the brake pedal pin (3) where it contacts the brake booster push rod (1).

6. Install the power brake booster push rod (1) on the pin (3) mounted on the side of the brake pedal. Install a NEW retaining clip (2) on the end of the pin. Do not reuse the old clip.

Brakes
Fig. 143: STOP LAMP SWITCH AND PEDAL CLIP

CAUTION: Do not reuse the original stop lamp switch on vehicles built prior to July 21, 2008. Anytime a switch has been removed or its position compromised, a new switch must be installed and adjusted. Do not attempt to readjust the switch. The original brake lamp switch can be reused and adjusted on vehicles built on or after July 21, 2008.

7. Install and adjust a NEW stop lamp switch (2) in the brake pedal bracket (1) on vehicle built prior to July 21, 2008. The original brake lamp switch can be reused on vehicles built on or after July 21, 2008.

Brakes
Fig. 144: STOP LAMP SWITCH WIRING CONNECTOR

8. If not already performed, connect the wiring connector (4) at the stop lamp switch (3).

9. Attach the stop lamp switch wiring routing clip (1) at the brake pedal bracket (2).

10. If equipped, install the silencer pad below the instrument panel.

11. Connect the battery negative cable to its post on the battery.

12. Check the stop lamps to verify they are operating properly and not staying on when the pedal is in the released position.

13. Road test the vehicle to ensure proper operation of the brakes.

RIGHT-HAND-DRIVE

Brakes
Fig. 145: PEDAL AND BOOSTER MOUNTING - RHD

1. Carefully install the brake pedal and bracket assembly (5) in the vehicle lining up the bracket with the power brake booster mounting studs and the stud (2) on the dash panel.

2. Install the four nuts (4) attaching the brake pedal (5) (and power brake booster) to the dash panel. Do not tighten the nuts at this time.

3. Install the remaining nut (3) attaching the brake pedal (5) to the dash panel. To tighten these nuts, refer to the following step.

Brakes
Fig. 146: MOUNTING NUT TORQUE SEQUENCE - RHD

CAUTION: Because of power brake booster design, it is very important to tighten the mounting nuts in the proper sequence.

4. Tighten the brake pedal/booster mounting nuts in the proper sequence to 23 N.m (17 ft. lbs.).

Brakes
Fig. 147: BRAKE PEDAL CLIP - RHD

5. Using Mopar Lubriplate, or an equivalent, coat the surface of the brake pedal pin (3) where it contacts the brake booster push rod.

6. Install the power brake booster push rod (2) on the pin (3) mounted on the side of the brake pedal. Install a NEW retaining clip (1) on the end of the pin. Do not reuse the old clip.

Brakes
Fig. 148: STOP LAMP SWITCH AND PEDAL CLIP

CAUTION: Do not reuse the original stop lamp switch on vehicles built prior to July 21, 2008. Anytime a switch has been removed or its position compromised, a new switch must be installed and adjusted. Do not attempt to readjust the switch. The original brake lamp switch can be reused and adjusted on vehicles built on or after July 21, 2008.

7. Install and adjust a NEW stop lamp switch (2) in the brake pedal bracket (1) on vehicle built prior to July 21, 2008. The original brake lamp switch can be reused on vehicles built on or after July 21, 2008.

Brakes
Fig. 149: STOP LAMP SWITCH WIRING CONNECTOR

8. If not already performed, connect the wiring connector (4) at the stop lamp switch (3).

9. Attach the stop lamp switch wiring routing clip (1) at the brake pedal bracket (2).

10. If equipped, install the silencer pad below the instrument panel.

11. Connect the battery negative cable to its post on the battery.

12. Check the stop lamps to verify they are operating properly and not staying on when the pedal is in the released position.

13. Road test the vehicle to ensure proper operation of the brakes.

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