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A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1997 GMC Jimmy AUTOMOBILES

Air Bag System Precautions -> General Motors Corp. -> Arming -> Light Trucks & Vans -> Passenger Cars
Vehicle: 1997 GMC Jimmy 4.3 V6 GAS

Passenger Cars

Reverse disarming procedures to arm the Supplemental Restraint System, noting the following:

  • Ensure all disconnected SRS electrical connectors are securely connected and routed.
  • Install all removed fuses in proper locations.
  • From a safe position at sides of or below air bag module, Turn ignition switch to ON position and observe Air Bag or SRS warning lamp.
  • On all models except Prizm and 1990 Corvette, warning lamp should flash seven to nine times, then go off.
  • On Prizm models, warning lamp should light for six seconds,...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1997 GMC Jimmy AUTOMOBILES

Drum Brakes -> Precautions
Vehicle: 1997 GMC Jimmy 4.3 V6 GAS

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 GMC Jimmy 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 GMC Jimmy 4.3 V6 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 GMC Jimmy AUTOMOBILES

DRIVESHAFT U-JOINT, Replace -> Assemble -> Disassemble
Vehicle: 1997 GMC Jimmy 4.3 V6 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 GMC Jimmy AUTOMOBILES

Alternator, Replace
Vehicle: 1997 GMC Jimmy 4.3 V6 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Remove air inlet duct.
  • Remove heater hose brace bolt from rear of alternator.
  • Disconnect alternator electrical connectors.
  • Remove accessory drive belt.
  • Remove alternator mou...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 1997 GMC Jimmy AUTOMOBILES

General Motors Corp./Saturn Trucks -> Change Trans Fluid Indicator ->
Vehicle: 1997 GMC Jimmy 4.3 V6 GAS

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 GMC Jimmy AUTOMOBILES

Coolant Hose, Replace -> Lower -> Upper
Vehicle: 1997 GMC Jimmy 4.3 V6 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

  • Remove air cleaner...

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1997 GMC Jimmy AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 1997 GMC Jimmy 4.3 V6 GAS

  • Remove belt tensioner pulley retaining bolt...

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COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS FOR 1997 GMC Jimmy AUTOMOBILES

Component location diagrams for most 1997 GMC Jimmy cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

RH Rear Side Of Engine Diagram for 1997 GMC Jimmy  4.3 V6 GASRH Rear Side Of Engine Diagram for 1997 GMC Jimmy 4.3 V6 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Manifold Absolute Pressure Sensor
  • Generator
  • Fuel Pump Switch
  • Fuel Injector
  • Engine Oil Pressure Gauge Sensor
  • RH Side Of I/P Diagram for 1997 GMC Jimmy  4.3 V6 GASRH Side Of I/P Diagram for 1997 GMC Jimmy 4.3 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • A/C Request Voltage Drop Resistor
  • Connector C-200
  • Connector C-201
  • Connector C-202
  • Connector C-203
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR 1997 GMC Jimmy AUTOMOBILES

    OEM drawn wiring diagrams for most 1997 GMC Jimmy cars and light trucks sold in the U.S.

    1997 GMC Jimmy  4.3 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram1997 GMC Jimmy 4.3 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Blower Motor Resistor
  • Blower Motor
  • Blower Motor Relay
  • Heater Controller
  • 1997 GMC Jimmy  4.3 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram1997 GMC Jimmy 4.3 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Rear Wiper Washer Switch
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR 1997 GMC Jimmy AUTOMOBILES

    OEM TSB listings for most 1997 GMC Jimmy cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1985+.

    Document: Revised General Motors New Vehicle Tire Warranty Program
    Vehicle: 1997 GMC Jimmy 4.3 V6 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 GMC Jimmy 4.3 V6 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Labor Times, Manuals, Warranty, Aids
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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR 1997 GMC Jimmy AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most 1997 GMC Jimmy 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 GMC Jimmy 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 GMC Jimmy 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 GMC Jimmy 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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    Click here to view more details1998 GMC Jimmy Oil Pressure Switch, 1/4 in. x 18 NPT thread size; Post type; 3-prong male terminal; A high quality, direct fit OE replacement oil pressure switch; With 2 years limited Trustbuilt warranty..

    Source: Auto Body Parts Store

    $27.93

    Click here to view more details1995 GMC Jimmy Window Switch, Passenger Side, 2-button; Blade type; 2-prong and 9-prong male terminals; A high quality, direct fit OE replacement window switch; With 2 years limited Trustbuilt warranty..

    Source: Auto Body Parts Store

    $46.02

    Click here to view more details1980 GMC Jimmy Radiator, Radiator; Plastic/Aluminum Construction; Replaces OE Copper/Brass; 1 Row, , .

    Source: Wheels / Rims, Mirrors & Lights Store

    $128.50

    Click here to view more details1978 GMC Jimmy L6, 4.1 L, 250 CID Rebuilt Engine, With smog, one barrel integral head, valve cover 4-3/4" wide, with A/C., Warranty: 3-Year/100,000 Mile, .

    Source: Rebuilt Engines Store

    $1,335.00

    Click here to view more details1989 GMC Jimmy Used Condenser Assembly, 5.7, 4X4, Very Good.

    Source: Used Auto Parts Store

    $147.00

    Click here to view more details1996 GMC Jimmy Used Air Flow Meter/Sensor, XXX, Very Good.

    Source: Used Auto Parts Store

    $92.00
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