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A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Chevrolet K1500 Pickup AUTOMOBILES

General Service Domestic Vehicles -> 1996-97 -> Leak Test -> Electronic Leak Detectors -> Fluid Leak Detectors
Vehicle: 1997 Chevrolet K1500 Pickup 4.3 V6 GAS

Testing the refrigerant system for leaks is one of the most important phases of troubleshooting. One or more of the methods outlined will prove useful in detecting leaks or checking connections if service work is performed. Before beginning any leak test, attach a manifold gauge set and note pressure. If little or no pressure is indicated, a partial charge must be installed. Check all connections, compressor head gasket, oil filler plug and compressor shaft seal for leaks.

For R-134a system an electronic type leak detector is recommended.

Electronic Leak Detectors
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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Chevrolet K1500 Pickup AUTOMOBILES

Disc Brakes -> Delco Single Piston Sliding Caliper -> Brake Pad Service -> Installation -> Removal
Vehicle: 1997 Chevrolet K1500 Pickup 5.0 V8 GAS

Removal

  • Remove caliper as outlined under "Caliper Service."
  • Remove inboard pad with retainer spring.
  • Remove outboard pad and position caliper on front suspension so brake hose will not support weight of caliper.
  • Remove two sleeves from inboard ears of caliper.
  • Remove four rubber bushings from grooves in each of caliper ears.

Installation

  • Lubricate new sleeves, rubber bushings, bushing grooves and mounting bolt ends with lubricant part No. 19010909, or equivalent.
  • Install new bushings and sleeves in caliper e...

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Chevrolet K1500 Pickup AUTOMOBILES

General Motors Corp./Saturn Light Trucks, SUVs & Vans -> Fuel Pressure Relief -> Except Montana SV6, Relay, Rendezvous w/3.6L Engine, Terraza, Tracker & Uplander -> Engine Fuel Pressure Service Port -> Engines Less Fuel Pressure Service Port
Vehicle: 1997 Chevrolet K1500 Pickup 4.3 V6 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 strategy.

Engines Less Fuel Pressure ...

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DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Chevrolet K1500 Pickup AUTOMOBILES

DRIVESHAFT, Replace -> Front -> Front, All Except NP8 Axle -> Front, NP8 Axle -> One Piece Driveshaft -> Rear -> Three Piece Driveshaft -> Two Piece Driveshaft
Vehicle: 1997 Chevrolet K1500 Pickup 5.0 V8 GAS

Front

Front, All Except NP8 Axle
  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • Remove front differential carrier shield, if used.
  • Reference mark relationship of propeller shaft to front axle and transfer case flange.
  • Remove bolts and retainers from front axle.
  • Remove bolts and retainers from transfer case.
  • Remove propeller shaft. When removing propeller shaft, do not attempt to remove shaft by pounding on yoke ears or using a tool between yoke and universal joint. If propeller shaft is removed by using such means, injection joints may fracture and lead to premature failure of joint.
  • Compress propeller...

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Chevrolet K1500 Pickup AUTOMOBILES

Starter, Replace
Vehicle: 1997 Chevrolet K1500 Pickup 6.5 V8 DIESEL

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • Disconnect starter battery positive cable and wiring harness.
  • Remove starter motor mounting bolts, then washers, then bracket nut and washer.
  • Remove star...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Chevrolet K1500 Pickup AUTOMOBILES

General Motors Corp./Saturn Trucks -> Check Fuel Cap Lamp ->
Vehicle: 1997 Chevrolet K1500 Pickup 6.5 V8 DIESEL

The Check Fuel Cap Lamp will illuminate momentarily when the ignition switch is placed in the On position as a bulb check. I...

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Chevrolet K1500 Pickup AUTOMOBILES

Coolant Hose, Replace -> Lower -> Upper
Vehicle: 1997 Chevrolet K1500 Pickup 5.0 V8 GAS

Lower

  • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
  • Reposition hose clamp from radiator.
  • Remove radiator outlet hose from radiator.
  • Reposition hose clamp from water pump.
  • Remove radiator outlet hose from water pump and from vehicle.
  • Reverse procedure to install.

Upper

  • Drain co...

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Chevrolet K1500 Pickup AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 1997 Chevrolet K1500 Pickup 4.3 V6 GAS

  • Rotate tensioner counterclockwise, using a 1/2 inch breaker bar with a socket placed on tensioner ...

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COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS FOR 1997 Chevrolet K1500 Pickup AUTOMOBILES

Component location diagrams for most 1997 Chevrolet K1500 Pickup cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

LH Front Of Engine Diagram for 1997 Chevrolet K1500 Pickup  5.0 V8 GASLH Front Of Engine Diagram for 1997 Chevrolet K1500 Pickup 5.0 V8 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Turbo Pressure Sensor
  • Intake Air Temperature Sensor
  • Under Drivers Seat Diagram for 1997 Chevrolet K1500 Pickup  6.5 V8 DIESELUnder Drivers Seat Diagram for 1997 Chevrolet K1500 Pickup 6.5 V8 DIESEL

    Components on diagram:
  • Inflatable Restraint Sensing And Diagnostic Module
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR 1997 Chevrolet K1500 Pickup AUTOMOBILES

    OEM drawn wiring diagrams for most 1997 Chevrolet K1500 Pickup cars and light trucks sold in the U.S.

    1997 Chevrolet K1500 Pickup  4.3 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram1997 Chevrolet K1500 Pickup 4.3 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Vehicle Control Module (VCM)
  • Instrument Cluster
  • Cruise Control Module
  • Mass Air Flow (MAF) Sensor
  • Fuel Pump Relay
  • 1997 Chevrolet K1500 Pickup  5.0 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram1997 Chevrolet K1500 Pickup 5.0 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Inflatable Restraint I/P Module Enable Switch
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR 1997 Chevrolet K1500 Pickup AUTOMOBILES

    OEM TSB listings for most 1997 Chevrolet K1500 Pickup cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1985+.

    Document: Revised General Motors New Vehicle Tire Warranty Program
    Vehicle: 1997 Chevrolet K1500 Pickup 5.7 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 Chevrolet K1500 Pickup 5.7 V8 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Labor Times, Manuals, Warranty, Aids
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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR 1997 Chevrolet K1500 Pickup AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most 1997 Chevrolet K1500 Pickup 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 Chevrolet K1500 Pickup 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 Chevrolet K1500 Pickup 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 Chevrolet K1500 Pickup 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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