Chrysler Cirrus/Stratus/Sebring/Avenger/Breeze 1995-1998

Proportioning Valves

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



Cirrus, Stratus, Sebring Convertible and Breeze
Vehicles Without ABS

See Figure 1

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Using a back-up wrench, unfasten the brake tube from the faulty proportioning valve.
  4.  
  5. Remove the proportioning valve from the rear brake line.
  6.  


WARNING
Never attempt to disassemble a proportioning valve.



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Fig. Fig. 1: Location of the proportioning valves on Cirrus, Stratus, Sebring convertible and Breeze

To install:
  1. Install the proportioning valve in the rear brake line and hand-tighten both tube nuts until fully seated in the proportioning valve. Tighten the brake line tube nuts at the proportioning valve to 145 inch lbs. (17 Nm).
  2.  
  3. Connect the negative battery cable.
  4.  
  5. Bleed the brake system, as outlined later in this section.
  6.  

Vehicles With ABS

For proportioning valve removal on vehicles with ABS, please refer to the ABS portion of this section.

Sebring Coupe and Avenger
Vehicles Without ABS
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  

The official Chrysler Sebring Coupe/Avenger Factory Manual states that removing the entire engine assembly is required to remove the proportioning valve.

  1. If necessary, remove the engine assembly.
  2.  
  3. First label, then, using a flare nut wrench, unfasten the brake lines from the proportioning valve.
  4.  
  5. Loosen the mounting bolt and remove the proportioning valve from the vehicle.
  6.  

  1. Install the proportioning valve into the vehicle and tighten the mounting bolt.
  2.  
  3. Thread each brake line into its correct opening on the proportioning valve. Tighten each brake line fitting to 11 ft. lbs. (15 Nm).
  4.  
  5. If removed, install the engine assembly.
  6.  
  7. Connect the negative battery cable.
  8.  
  9. Bleed the brake system, as outlined later in this section.
  10.  

Vehicles With ABS

For proportioning valve removal on vehicles with ABS, please refer to the ABS portion of this section.

 
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