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1997 Chevrolet K1500 Pickup CAR/TRUCK REPAIR PROCEDURES AND DIAGRAMS - WHAT Chevrolet REPAIR SHOPS DON'T WANT YOU TO KNOW

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

    Component Replacement & Adjustment -> Light Duty Trucks & Vans -> Condenser, Replace -> Astro & Safari -> Bravada & S/T Series -> C & K Series -> G Series -> P Series -> Silhouette, Trans Sport, 1996 Lumina APV & 1997 Venture -> Tracker
    Vehicle: 1997 Chevrolet K1500 Pickup 5.0 V8 GAS

    Astro & Safari
    • Recover refrigerant as outlined under .
    • Remove grille and front end panel.
    • Disconnect radiator tie bar support at top.
    • Disconnect refrigerant lines from condenser, then cap lines and open fittings.
    • Remove condenser.
    • Reverse procedure to install.
    C & K Series
    • Recover refrigerant as outlined under .
    • Remove grille assembly.
    • Remove condenser inlet and discharge lines, then cap all connections.
    • Remove the condenser to radiator support screws, then brackets and upper insulators.
    • Remove the co...

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    BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Chevrolet K1500 Pickup AUTOMOBILES

    Disc Brakes -> Delco Single Piston Sliding Caliper -> Troubleshooting -> Brake Rattle -> Brake Roughness Or Chatter; Pedal Pumping -> Caliper Brake Fluid Leak -> Excessive Pedal Effort -> Excessive Pedal Travel -> Heavy Brake Drag -> No Braking Effect When Brake Pedal Is Depressed -> Pull, Uneven Or Grabbing Brakes -> Rear Brakes Locking On Application
    Vehicle: 1997 Chevrolet K1500 Pickup 4.3 V6 GAS

    Excessive Pedal Travel

    • Worn brake linings.
    • Disc pads knock back after cornering or rough road travel.
    • Piston and linings not properly seated or positioned.
    • Insufficient fluid in system.
    • Loose wheel bearing adjustment.
    • Damaged or worn caliper piston seal.
    • Improper booster pushrod adjustment.
    • Pads out of flat more than .005 inch.
    • Rear brake automatic adjusters inoperative.
    • Improperly ground rear brake shoes.

    Brake Roughness Or Chatter; Pedal Pumping

    • Excessive lateral runout of rotor.
    • Rotor excessively out of parallel.

    Excessive Pedal Effort

    • Frozen or seized pistons.
    • Brake fluid, oil or grease on ...

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    FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Chevrolet K1500 Pickup AUTOMOBILES

    General Motors Corp./Saturn Light Trucks, SUVs & Vans -> Fuel Filter Replacement -> Gasoline Engines Except Equinox, Montana SV6, Relay, Rendezvous w/3.6L Engine, Terraza, Uplander & Vue (2004-06) & 2004-06 Envoy, Rainier & TrailBlazer -> Returnless Fuel System
    Vehicle: 1997 Chevrolet K1500 Pickup 5.0 V8 GAS

    Returnless Fuel System

    On models equipped with fuel injected engines, relieve fuel system pressure as outlined under "Fuel System Pressure Relief."

    On models equipped with metal collar quick disconnect connectors, GM tool No. J37088-A, or equivalent, will be required to disconnect the connector. Pri...

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

    CV AXLE SHAFT, Replace
    Vehicle: 1997 Chevrolet K1500 Pickup 5.0 V8 GAS

    • Raise and support vehicle.
    • Remove wheel and tire assembly.
    • Remove drive axle center cap, if equipped.
    • Insert a drift or large screwdriver through brake caliper into one of the brake rotor vanes in order to prevent drive axle wheel drive shaft from turning.
    • Remove nut and washer from hub. Do not reuse nut. A new nut must be used when installing wheel drive shaft.
    • Using axle remover tool No. J 45859 or equivalent, press wheel drive shaft from hub.
    • Remove bolts securing wheel dr...

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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 -> Change Trans Fluid Indicator ->
    Vehicle: 1997 Chevrolet K1500 Pickup 6.5 V8 DIESEL

    This message will appear on the DIC (Driver Information Center) when it is time to change the transmission fluid....

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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+.

    Lower Center Of I/P Diagram for 1997 Chevrolet K1500 Pickup  6.5 V8 DIESELLower Center Of I/P Diagram for 1997 Chevrolet K1500 Pickup 6.5 V8 DIESEL

    Components on diagram:
  • Interior Lamp Control Module
  • Remote Control Door Lock Receiver
  • Under Drivers Seat Diagram for 1997 Chevrolet K1500 Pickup  5.0 V8 GASUnder Drivers Seat Diagram for 1997 Chevrolet K1500 Pickup 5.0 V8 GAS

    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  5.7 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram1997 Chevrolet K1500 Pickup 5.7 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • RH Front Door Jamb Switch
  • RH Rear Door Jamb Switch
  • LH Rear Door Jamb Switch
  • RH I/P Courtesy Lamp
  • LH I/P Courtesy Lamp
  • 1997 Chevrolet K1500 Pickup  4.3 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram1997 Chevrolet K1500 Pickup 4.3 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Convenience Center
  • Power Lumbar Motor
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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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