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A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Cadillac Eldorado AUTOMOBILES

Automatic Temperature Control Systems Diagnosis & Testing -> DeVille, Eldorado & Seville -> Diagnosis & Testing -> Accessing Diagnostic Trouble Codes -> Clearing Diagnostic Trouble Codes -> Diagnostic Tests -> Diagnostic Trouble Code Interpretation -> Intermittents
Vehicle: 1997 Cadillac Eldorado 4.6 V8 GAS

When diagnosing the climate control system, it is important to know how a properly functioning system should perform. To properly diagnose the climate control system, begin with the "Functional Test" and the "Dual Zone A/C System Check," Figs. through .

Accessing Diagnostic Trouble Codes

The CCP can used to access diagnostic trouble codes and perform system diagnosis. Proceed as follows:

  • Press OFF and WARMER (digital IPC) or OFF and PASSENGER WARMER (analog IPC).
  • Press LO fan button until ACM appears.
  • Press HI fan until ACM CODES...
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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Cadillac Eldorado AUTOMOBILES

Anti-Lock Brakes -> Bosch Type 5 -> DIAGNOSIS & TESTING -> 1997-98 Bonneville, Eighty Eight, LeSabre, LSS, Park Avenue & Regency -> 1997-98 Corvette -> 1997-98 DeVille, Eldorado & 1997 Seville -> Accessing Diagnostic Trouble Codes -> Clearing Diagnostic Trouble Codes -> Diagnostic Tests -> Diagnostic Trouble Code Interpretation -> Electromagnetic Interference Test -> Ignition Cycle Default -> Intermittents & Poor Connections -> Scan Tool
Vehicle: 1997 Cadillac Eldorado 4.6 V8 GAS

Accessing Diagnostic Trouble Codes

  • Turn ignition switch to Off position.
  • Connect suitably programmed scan tool connected to Data Link Connector (DLC), located on lefthand side of instrument panel below steering column.
  • Turn ignition switch to On position.
  • Select scan tool's Special Functions.
  • Select and run Automated Test.
  • Note Diagnostic Trouble Codes (DTCs).

Diagnostic Trouble Code Interpretation

Refer to Figs. through for Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) identification.

Intermittents & Poor Connections

Intermittent failures in the anti-lock brake system may be difficult to accuratel...

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Cadillac Eldorado AUTOMOBILES

General Motors Corp./Saturn Passenger Cars -> Fuel Pressure Relief -> Except Aveo, LaCrosse, LeMans (1988-93), Malibu & Malibu Maxx (2004-05), Metro, Nova, Prizm, Spectrum & Storm -> Engine Fuel Pressure Service Port -> Engines Less Fuel Pressure Service Port
Vehicle: 1997 Cadillac Eldorado 4.6 V8 GAS

Do not smoke or allow an open flame of any type when working on or near any fuel system related components. The highly flammable vapor mixtures may ignite, resulting in serious personal injury.

Prior to disconnecting fuel lines, the fuel system pressure must be relieved to prevent accidental spray of fuel.

After the battery has been disconnected and reconnected, some abnormal driveability symptoms may occur. The vehicle may need to be driven while the vehicle relearns its adaptive strateg...

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DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Cadillac Eldorado AUTOMOBILES

CV AXLE SHAFT, Replace
Vehicle: 1997 Cadillac Eldorado Touring 4.6 V8 GAS

  • Raise and support vehicle, then remove tire and wheel assembly.
  • Install a brass drift or a screwdriver to prevent rotor from turning.
  • Remove axle nut and washer.
  • Remove ball joint pinch bolt, then using a suitable pry bar, separate ball joint from knuckle.
  • Remove drive axle from hub and bearing assembly using front hub spindle remover t...

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Cadillac Eldorado AUTOMOBILES

Starter, Replace
Vehicle: 1997 Cadillac Eldorado Touring 4.6 V8 GAS

If shims are used between starter and engine block, they should be placed in original position during installation. If starter is noisy during cranking, remove double .015 inch shim or add .015 inch shim at outer bolt only. If high pitched whine is observed a...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Cadillac Eldorado AUTOMOBILES

General Motors Corp./Saturn Cars -> Low Coolant Lamp ->
Vehicle: 1997 Cadillac Eldorado Touring 4.6 V8 GAS

This lamp should light when engine coolant level in the radiator drops below a predetermined le...

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Cadillac Eldorado AUTOMOBILES

Coolant Hose, Replace -> Lower -> Upper
Vehicle: 1997 Cadillac Eldorado 4.6 V8 GAS

Lower

  • Disconnect negative battery cable.
  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • Remove lower front air deflector.
  • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
  • Lower vehicle.
  • Reposition hose clamp from radiator using hose clamp pliers.
  • Remove radiator outlet hose from radiator.
  • Reposition hose clamp from thermostat housing crossover using hose clamp pliers.
  • Remove radiator outlet hose from thermostat housing crossover and from vehicle.
  • Reverse procedure...

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Cadillac Eldorado AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 1997 Cadillac Eldorado Touring 4.6 V8 GAS

  • Rotate drive belt tensioner mechanism upward, away from drive ...

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COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS FOR 1997 Cadillac Eldorado AUTOMOBILES

Component location diagrams for most 1997 Cadillac Eldorado cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

LH Top Of Engine Diagram for 1997 Cadillac Eldorado Touring 4.6 V8 GASLH Top Of Engine Diagram for 1997 Cadillac Eldorado Touring 4.6 V8 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Throttle Position Sensor
  • Mass Air Flow Sensor
  • Idle Air Control Valve
  • Splice S-125
  • Splice S-126
  • Below I/P, Left Of Steering Column Diagram for 1997 Cadillac Eldorado  4.6 V8 GASBelow I/P, Left Of Steering Column Diagram for 1997 Cadillac Eldorado 4.6 V8 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Turn Signal Flasher
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR 1997 Cadillac Eldorado AUTOMOBILES

    OEM drawn wiring diagrams for most 1997 Cadillac Eldorado cars and light trucks sold in the U.S.

    1997 Cadillac Eldorado Touring 4.6 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram1997 Cadillac Eldorado Touring 4.6 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Body Control Module
  • Rear Defogger
  • DEFOG Relay
  • RH Outside Heated Mirror
  • LH Outside Heated Mirror
  • 1997 Cadillac Eldorado  4.6 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram1997 Cadillac Eldorado 4.6 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • LH Seat Switch
  • LH Seat Relay Module
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR 1997 Cadillac Eldorado AUTOMOBILES

    OEM TSB listings for most 1997 Cadillac Eldorado cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1985+.

    Document: Revised General Motors New Vehicle Tire Warranty Program
    Vehicle: 1997 Cadillac Eldorado 4.6 V8 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Labor Times, Manuals, Warranty, Aids
  • Wheels, Tires, Wheel Bearings, Seals, Hubs
  • Document: New Website for AFIT, TPM, and VDR Updates
    Vehicle: 1997 Cadillac Eldorado 4.6 V8 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Labor Times, Manuals, Warranty, Aids
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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR 1997 Cadillac Eldorado AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most 1997 Cadillac Eldorado cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1970+.

    • Brake caliper mounting bolt torque
    • Brake drum runout, machining, & discard specs
    • Minimum brake lining thickness.
    • Brake rotor runout, parallelism, machining, discard, & finish specs

    A/C SYSTEM SPECIFICATIONS: Air conditioning refrigerant capacity and type as well as lubricant capacity for most 1997 Cadillac Eldorado cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+.

    • Refrigerant capacity & type, compressor oil viscosity, total system oil capacity & compressor clutch gap

    COOLING SYSTEM BLEED: Cooling system bleeder valve identification, bleeder type and bleed procedures for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1986+.

    PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE: Preventive maintenance recommendations and required services for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+. Includes severe and routine service schedules

    QUICK-LUBE and ILLUSTRATIONS: Fluid recommendations, capacities, drain plug torques, tire data, and severe service recommended preventive maintenance schedules. Information covers most 1997 Cadillac Eldorado cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+. Engine and chassis service images.

    • Automatic transmission/transaxles capacities, lubricant recommendations
    • Differential/final drive capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities
    • Final drive fill & drain plug torques
    • Number of lubrication fittings & plugs
    • Power steering, brake, & clutch fluid recommendations
    • Manual transmission/transaxle capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities
    • Number of lubrication fittings & plugs
    • Power steering, brake, & clutch fluid recommendations
    • Engine oil capacities, API grade recommendations, SAE viscosity recommendations, drain plug torque
    • Severe service maintenance & interval recommendations
    • Tire sizes, wheel nut/bolt torque, pressures & rim sizes
    • Transfer case capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities

    TUNE-UP & DRIVEABILITY SPECIFICATIONS: Most tune-up specifications for most 1997 Cadillac Eldorado cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+

    • Airflow sensor electrical specifications
    • Tensioning specifications for systems with automatic tensioners
    • Barometric pressure sensor specs
    • Battery group number and cranking performance
    • Crankshaft & camshaft position sensor resistance
    • Engine compression pressures
    • Coolant temperature sensor specs
    • Computer advance.
    • Diesel fuel temperature sensor resistance.
    • Distributor advance specifications
    • Ignition pickup coil resistance
    • Exhaust gas recirculation temperature sensor resistance
    • Engine fastener torque values
    • Firing order diagrams
    • Fuel system pressures
    • Generator (alternator) specs
    • Intake air temperature sensor specs
    • Ignition coil specifications
    • Fuel injector resistance
    • Engine idle speeds
    • Knock sensor resistance
    • Manifold absolute pressure sensor specs
    • Mixture control solenoid resistance
    • Voltage regulator specs
    • Spark plug applications & gaps
    • Starter motor electrical specs.
    • Tensioning specifications for systems without automatic tensioners
    • Throttle body temperature sensor resistance
    • Ignition timing in degrees at rpm
    • Transmission oil temperature sensor resistance
    • Throttle position sensor specs
    • Vacuum sensor valve specs

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