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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

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    Vehicle: 1997 Chevrolet K1500 Pickup 5.0 V8 GAS

    On models equipped with a Powertrain Control Module (PCM) or Vehicle Control Module (VCM) controlled A/C system, connect a suitable Scan Tool to the Diagnostic Link Connector (DLC), normally located behind the lefthand side of the instrument panel, near the steering column.

    Preliminary Checks

    • Check A/C fuses.
    • Check A/C blower operation.
    • On models with cable operated temperature door, move temperature control rapidly through full stroke and back, door should audibly contact stops. Adjust cable as necessary.
    • On all models, check c...

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    BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Chevrolet K1500 Pickup AUTOMOBILES

    Hydraulic Brake Systems -> Brake System Bleed -> Hydraulic System Flush -> Manual Bleed -> Master Cylinder Bleed -> Parking Brake Bleed -> Pressure Bleed
    Vehicle: 1997 Chevrolet K1500 Pickup 5.7 V8 GAS

    Manual Bleed

    • If vehicle is equipped with power brakes, remove vacuum reserve by applying brakes several times with engine off.
    • Fill master cylinder reservoirs with suitable brake fluid. Ensure to always keep master cylinder reservoirs at least half full during entire bleeding procedure.
    • If master cylinder is suspected to have air in the bore, it must be bled first. To bleed master cylinder, proceed as follows:
      • Disconnect forward brake pipe connection at master cylinder.
      • Allow brake fluid to fill master cylinder bore until it begins to flow from forward pipe connector port.
      • Connect ...

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    FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Chevrolet K1500 Pickup AUTOMOBILES

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    Vehicle: 1997 Chevrolet K1500 Pickup 5.7 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 strategy.

    Engines Less Fuel Pressure ...

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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 6.5 V8 DIESEL

    • 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

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

    • Raise and support vehicle.
    • Remove starter motor mounting bolts.
    • Disconnect starter positive battery cable and wiring harness.
    • Remove starter motor from v...

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    MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Chevrolet K1500 Pickup AUTOMOBILES

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    Vehicle: 1997 Chevrolet K1500 Pickup 6.5 V8 DIESEL

    This lamp should light for approximately 6-8 seconds when the ignition is turned On as a bulb check. If the warn...

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    RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Chevrolet K1500 Pickup AUTOMOBILES

    Heater Hose, Replace -> Bypass -> Inlet -> Outlet
    Vehicle: 1997 Chevrolet K1500 Pickup 5.7 V8 GAS

    Inlet

    • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
    • Reposition heater core inlet hose clamp at thermostat housing crossover assembly.
    • Remove hose from thermostat housing crossover assembly.
    • Reposition heater hose inlet clamp at heater core.
    • Remove heater inlet hose from heater core.
    • Remove hose from vehicle.
    • Reverse procedure to install.

    Outlet

    • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
    • Reposition heater hose outlet clamp at heater core.
    • Disconnect heater outlet hose ...

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    SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Chevrolet K1500 Pickup AUTOMOBILES

    Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
    Vehicle: 1997 Chevrolet K1500 Pickup 6.5 V8 DIESEL

    • Rotate tensioner to release belt tension, using a 1/2 inch breaker bar with a 5/8 inch socket placed on tensioner pulley.
    • Remove drive belt.
    • Route b...

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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 Wheelhousing Diagram for 1997 Chevrolet K1500 Pickup  5.7 V8 GASLH Front Wheelhousing Diagram for 1997 Chevrolet K1500 Pickup 5.7 V8 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Vehicle Control Module
  • A/C Compressor Clutch Relay
  • Horn Relay
  • Brake Lamp Relay
  • Electronic Brake Control Module
  • RH Side Of Engine Diagram for 1997 Chevrolet K1500 Pickup  5.0 V8 GASRH Side Of Engine Diagram for 1997 Chevrolet K1500 Pickup 5.0 V8 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • MAP Sensor
  • Crankshaft Position Sensor
  • Ignition Coil Module
  • Evaporative Emissions Canister Purge Solenoid
  • Ground G-105
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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 Horn
  • RH Fog Lamp
  • RH Low Beam Headlamp
  • RH High Beam Headlamp
  • LH Horn
  • 1997 Chevrolet K1500 Pickup  6.5 V8 DIESEL Wiring Diagram1997 Chevrolet K1500 Pickup 6.5 V8 DIESEL Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Generator
  • Glow Plug
  • Turbo
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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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