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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

    General Service Domestic Vehicles -> 1996-97 -> Leak Test -> Electronic Leak Detectors -> Fluid Leak Detectors
    Vehicle: 1997 GMC Jimmy 4.3 V6 GAS

    Testing the refrigerant system for leaks is one of the most important phases of troubleshooting. One or more of the methods outlined will prove useful in detecting leaks or checking connections if service work is performed. Before beginning any leak test, attach a manifold gauge set and note pressure. If little or no pressure is indicated, a partial charge must be installed. Check all connections, compressor head gasket, oil filler plug and compressor shaft seal for leaks.

    For R-134a system an electronic type leak detector is recommended.

    Electronic Leak Detectors
    ...

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    BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1997 GMC Jimmy AUTOMOBILES

    Power Brake Units -> Bendix Brake Booster -> Power Brake Unit Service -> Accumulator Service -> Assemble -> Booster Bleed -> Cleaning & Inspection -> Disassemble
    Vehicle: 1997 GMC Jimmy 4.3 V6 GAS

    Disassemble

    • Place accumulator compressor tool No. J-26889, or equivalent, around end of accumulator.
    • Install nut onto stud as shown in Fig. , then depress the accumulator with a C-clamp.
    • Remove retainer by using a punch.
    • Release C-clamp and remove accumulator compressor tool.
    • Remove accumulator, O-ring, retainer, plug and spring, Fig. .
    • Remove retainer, output pushrod, baffle, piston return spring and retainer.
    • Using a suitable saw, cut off eyelet of pedal rod, then remove the boot.
    • Remove nut, bracket and bolts, then separate cover from housing.
    • Remove piston assembly and seal...

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    FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1997 GMC Jimmy AUTOMOBILES

    General Motors Corp./Saturn Light Trucks, SUVs & Vans -> Fuel Filter Scheduled Maintenance -> 1992-05 S/T Series Blazer, Bravada, Jimmy & Pickup -> Normal Service -> Severe Service
    Vehicle: 1997 GMC Jimmy 4.3 V6 GAS

    Normal Service

    R...

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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

    Starter, Replace
    Vehicle: 1997 GMC Jimmy 4.3 V6 GAS

    Upon removal of starter, note if any shims are used. If shims are used, they should be installed in their original locations. After installation, if starter is noisy during cranking, remove one .015 inch double shim or add one .015 inch single shim to the outer bolt. If starter makes a high pitched whine after firing, add .015 inch double shims until noise ceases.

    • Disconnect battery ground cable.
    • R...

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    MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 1997 GMC Jimmy AUTOMOBILES

    General Motors Corp./Saturn Trucks -> Reduce Engine Power Indicator Lamp ->
    Vehicle: 1997 GMC Jimmy 4.3 V6 GAS

    The Reduce Engine Power indicator lamp should light for a approximately 3 seconds when the ignition is turned On as a bulb check. If the warning lamp turns On during vehicle operation, a vehicl...

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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+.

    RH Rear & Center Of Engine Compartment Diagram for 1997 GMC Jimmy  4.3 V6 GASRH Rear & Center Of Engine Compartment Diagram for 1997 GMC Jimmy 4.3 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Starter Relay
  • Blower Motor Resistor
  • Blower Motor
  • Blower Motor Relay
  • A/C Compressor Relay
  • LH Side Of I/P Diagram for 1997 GMC Jimmy  4.3 V6 GASLH Side Of I/P Diagram for 1997 GMC Jimmy 4.3 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Data Link Connector
  • Headlamp Washer Relay
  • Splice S-227
  • Front Of Dash Harness
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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:
  • Electronic Brake Control Module
  • Brake Warning Lamp
  • Brake Pressure Warning Switch
  • Anti Lock Warning Lamp
  • TCC Brake and Cruise Control Release Switch
  • 1997 GMC Jimmy  4.3 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram1997 GMC Jimmy 4.3 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Vehicle Control Module
  • Four Wheel Drive Indicator 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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