Dodge Journey: Description

The base brake system consists of the following components:

  • Brake pedal
  • Power brake booster
  • Master cylinder
  • Brake tubes and hoses
  • Disc brakes (four-wheel)
  • Brake lamp switch
  • Brake fluid level switch
  • Parking brakes

Antilock brakes with traction control and Electronic Stability Program (ESP) are standard equipment on this vehicle. ABS and ESP components are described in detail in ABS SERVICE INFORMATION.

For information on the brake lamp switch.

WARNING

WARNING: Chrysler LLC does not manufacture any vehicles or replacement parts that contain asbestos. Aftermarket products may or may not contain asbestos. Refer to aftermarket product packaging for product information.

Whether the product contains asbestos or not, dust and dirt can accumulate on brake parts during normal use. Follow practices prescribed by appropriate regulations for the handling, processing and disposing of dust and debris.

CAUTION

CAUTION: During service procedures, grease or any other foreign material must be kept off brake shoes and braking surfaces of brake rotor or drum, and external surfaces of hub and bearing assembly.

CAUTION: Brake rotor and caliper handling must be done in such a way as to avoid damage to the rotor, especially the machined surfaces, and scratching or nicking of the brake linings.

CAUTION: Only the recommended jacking or hoisting procedures for this vehicle are to be used whenever it is necessary to lift a vehicle. Failure to raise a vehicle utilizing the recommended lift points can result in damage to the vehicle.

    Brakes
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    Diagnosis and Testing
    BASE BRAKE SYSTEM NOTE: There are three diagnosis charts following that cover the RED BRAKE WARNING INDICATOR LAMP, BRAKE NOISE and OTHER BRAKE CONDITIONS. RED BRAKE WARNING INDICATOR LAMP ...

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