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1997 Cadillac Eldorado CAR/TRUCK REPAIR PROCEDURES AND DIAGRAMS - WHAT Cadillac REPAIR SHOPS DON'T WANT YOU TO KNOW

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    Get Full Access Automotix DIY provides automotive consumers and do it yourselfers; the most comprehensive repair information about 1997 Cadillac Eldorado car and truck repair procedures including Cadillac engine diagrams, wiring diagrams, repair work estimating measures, technical service bulletins, auto body work guidance, starter & alternator replacement procedures, serpentine belt replacement procedures, radiator & hose replacement procedures, tune-up & drivability specifications, quick lube illustrations, preventive maintenance guide, engine light reset instructions, parts removal and install procedures, fuel filter replacement directions, component location diagrams, air filter locations & replacement instructions, a/c system specifications, and general auto service procedures. You don't have to be a car mechanic or technician to know how to fix your Cadillac Eldorado automobile. Try the Automotix DIY solution today!
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    A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Cadillac Eldorado AUTOMOBILES

    Component Replacement & Adjustment -> DeVille, Eldorado & Seville -> Precautions -> Air Bag System Disarming & Arming -> Battery Ground Cable -> Oil Charge -> Product Compatibility
    Vehicle: 1997 Cadillac Eldorado Touring 4.6 V8 GAS

    Air Bag System Disarming & Arming

    Refer to and for air bag disarming and arming procedures.

    Battery Ground Cable

    Prior to service, disconnect battery ground cable and isolate as required.

    Product Compatibility

    Before replenishing refrigerant or refrigerant oil, en...

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    BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Cadillac Eldorado AUTOMOBILES

    Disc Brakes -> AC-Delco Single Piston Rear Disc Brake (Type 2) -> Adjustments -> Parking Brake
    Vehicle: 1997 Cadillac Eldorado 4.6 V8 GAS

    Parking Brake
    • Cycle brake system as follows:
      • Apply service brake with a pedal force of 150 lbs. and release.
      • Fully apply parking brake using approximately 125 lbs. of force on final stroke, and release.
      • Apply and release parking brake two additional times as described above.
    • Check parking brake pedal assembly for full release by turning ignition on and inspecting brake warning light. Light should be off.
    • If brake warning light is on and parking brake appears to be fully released, operate manual pedal release lever and pull downward on front park brake cable to remove slack from pedal ass...

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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 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 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 -> Service Electrical System Lamp -> Cadillac
    Vehicle: 1997 Cadillac Eldorado 4.6 V8 GAS

    This lamp should light when a fault condition in the charging system is present. The lamp should light during engine starting as a bulb inspection...

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    RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Cadillac Eldorado AUTOMOBILES

    Heater Hose, Replace -> Inlet -> Outlet
    Vehicle: 1997 Cadillac Eldorado Touring 4.6 V8 GAS

    Inlet

    • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
    • Reposition heater hose inlet clamp at engine using hose clamp pliers.
    • Remove heater inlet hose from engine.
    • Reposition heater core inlet hose clamp at heater core using hose clamp pliers.
    • Remove hose from heater core.
    • Remove hose from vehicle.
    • Reverse procedure to in...

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    SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Cadillac Eldorado AUTOMOBILES

    Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
    Vehicle: 1997 Cadillac Eldorado 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 Front Corner Of Engine Compartment Diagram for 1997 Cadillac Eldorado  4.6 V8 GASLH Front Corner Of Engine Compartment Diagram for 1997 Cadillac Eldorado 4.6 V8 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Electronic Brake/Traction Control Module
  • RH Rear Side Of Engine Diagram for 1997 Cadillac Eldorado  4.6 V8 GASRH Rear Side Of Engine Diagram for 1997 Cadillac Eldorado 4.6 V8 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Connector C-131
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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  4.6 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram1997 Cadillac Eldorado 4.6 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Headlamp Switch
  • Headlamp Dimmer Switch
  • Ambient Sensor
  • 1997 Cadillac Eldorado  4.6 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram1997 Cadillac Eldorado 4.6 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Body Control Module
  • LH Door Lock Cylinder Switch
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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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