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1997 GMC Jimmy CAR/TRUCK REPAIR PROCEDURES AND DIAGRAMS - WHAT GMC REPAIR SHOPS DON'T WANT YOU TO KNOW

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

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    Vehicle: 1997 GMC Jimmy 4.3 V6 GAS

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    BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1997 GMC Jimmy AUTOMOBILES

    Hydraulic Brake Systems -> Description -> Hydraulic Control Valves -> Master Cylinder
    Vehicle: 1997 GMC Jimmy 4.3 V6 GAS

    Master Cylinder

    Some vehicles use a conventional tandem master cylinder with two hydraulic pistons operating in-line. The primary piston controls the front brake system and the secondary piston controls the rear brake system.

    Other models use a master cylinder that operates the same as the conventional master cylinder, but also incorporates a quick take-up feature in the rear chamber to reduce excessive pedal travel which may result from increased fluid displacement required to move the low drag caliper piston out against the rotor.

    The quick take-up uses a spring-loaded ball check val...

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    FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1997 GMC Jimmy 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 GMC Jimmy 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 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

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    Vehicle: 1997 GMC Jimmy 4.3 V6 GAS

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

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    RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1997 GMC Jimmy AUTOMOBILES

    Radiator, Replace
    Vehicle: 1997 GMC Jimmy 4.3 V6 GAS

    • Drain coolant from radiator into a suitable container, then disconnect upper coolant reservoir hose.
    • Remove upper fan shroud bolts, then the shroud.
    • Disconnect and plug transmission fluid cooler lines...

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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+.

    Behind I/P Diagram for 1997 GMC Jimmy  4.3 V6 GASBehind I/P Diagram for 1997 GMC Jimmy 4.3 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Relay Center
  • Horn Relay
  • Fog Lamp Relay
  • Fuel Pump Relay
  • I/P Compartment Lamp
  • LH Side Frame Rail Diagram for 1997 GMC Jimmy  4.3 V6 GASLH Side Frame Rail Diagram for 1997 GMC Jimmy 4.3 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Inflatable Restraint Arming Sensor
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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:
  • Transmission Range Switch
  • Park Brake Warning Switch
  • Front Side Door Lock Actuator
  • Liftgate Window Release Actuator
  • Rear Hatch Liftgate Window Release Switch
  • 1997 GMC Jimmy  4.3 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram1997 GMC Jimmy 4.3 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Headlamp Switch
  • High Mounted Stop Lamp
  • TCC Brake and Cruise Control Release 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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