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

Electrical Symbol & Wire Color Code Identification -> Wire Color Code Identification -> Domestic Vehicles
Vehicle: 1997 Chevrolet K1500 Pickup 6.5 V8 DIESEL

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Chevrolet K1500 Pickup AUTOMOBILES

Drum Brakes -> Precautions
Vehicle: 1997 Chevrolet K1500 Pickup 6.5 V8 DIESEL

When working on or around brake assemblies, care must be taken to prevent breathing asbestos dust, as many manufacturers incorporate asbestos fibers in the production of brake linings. During routine service operations, the amount of asbestos dust from brake lining wear is at a low level because of a chemical breakdown during use and a few precautions will minimize exposure. Do not sand or grind brake linings unless suitable local exhaust ventilation equipment is used to prevent ...

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Chevrolet K1500 Pickup AUTOMOBILES

General Motors Corp./Saturn Light Trucks, SUVs & Vans -> Fuel Filter Scheduled Maintenance -> 1996-03 C/K, G & R/V Series w/Gasoline Engine -> Heavy Duty Emissions -> Light Duty Emissions -> Normal Service -> Severe Service
Vehicle: 1997 Chevrolet K1500 Pickup 4.3 V6 GAS

Light Duty Emissions

Normal Service

Replace every 30,000 miles

Severe Service

Rep...

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

DRIVESHAFT U-JOINT, Replace -> Assemble -> Disassemble
Vehicle: 1997 Chevrolet K1500 Pickup 5.7 V8 GAS

Never clamp propeller shaft tubing in a vise. Clamping could dent or deform the tube causing an imbalance or unsafe condition. Always clamp on one of the yokes and support the shaft horizontally. Avoid damaging the slip yoke sealing surface. Nicks may damage the bushing or cut the lip seal.

Disassemble

  • Support propeller shaft in a line horizontal with table of a press.
  • Mark propeller shaft in order to show which end connects to transmission and which end goes to rear axle.
  • On models equipped with external snap ring retainers, proceed as follows:
    • Disassemble snap rings by ...

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Chevrolet K1500 Pickup AUTOMOBILES

Alternator, Replace
Vehicle: 1997 Chevrolet K1500 Pickup 4.3 V6 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Remove air inlet duct, if required.
  • Disconnect terminal plug and battery lead connections from back of alternator.
  • Remove upper fan shroud mounting bolts and fan shroud.
  • Remove accessory drive belt using suitable 3/8 i...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Chevrolet K1500 Pickup AUTOMOBILES

General Motors Corp./Saturn Trucks -> Check Engine/Service Engine Soon Indicator Lamp -> Diesel Electronic Control System
Vehicle: 1997 Chevrolet K1500 Pickup 6.5 V8 DIESEL

The Check Engine/Service Engine Soon Lamp should light when the ignition is turned On. When the engine is started, the lamp should go off. If the lamp remains on after the engine is started, the self diagnosis system has detected a problem and has stored a code in the system Electronic Control Module (...

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Chevrolet K1500 Pickup AUTOMOBILES

Radiator, Replace
Vehicle: 1997 Chevrolet K1500 Pickup 4.3 V6 GAS

  • Drain radiator coolant into suitable container.
  • Remove upper and lower radiator hoses.
  • Remove mounting bolts and lower fan shroud.
  • Remove engine vent hose and surge take hose.
  • Disconnect engine o...

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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  5.7 V8 GASLH Front Of Engine Diagram for 1997 Chevrolet K1500 Pickup 5.7 V8 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Turbo Pressure Sensor
  • Intake Air Temperature Sensor
  • LH Side Of Engine Diagram for 1997 Chevrolet K1500 Pickup  4.3 V6 GASLH Side Of Engine Diagram for 1997 Chevrolet K1500 Pickup 4.3 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Throttle Position Sensor
  • Engine Coolant Temperature Sensor
  • EGR Valve
  • Engine Temperature Switch
  • Idle Air Control Valve Motor
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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  6.5 V8 DIESEL Wiring Diagram1997 Chevrolet K1500 Pickup 6.5 V8 DIESEL Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • 1-2 Shift Solenoid Valve
  • Torque Converter Clutch Pulse Width Modulation Solenoid Valve
  • 2-3 Shift Solenoid Valve
  • Automatic Transmission
  • Brake Switch Assembly
  • 1997 Chevrolet K1500 Pickup  5.0 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram1997 Chevrolet K1500 Pickup 5.0 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Vehicle Control Module (VCM)
  • Heated Oxygen Sensor
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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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