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

Cooling Fans -> Light Duty Trucks & Vans -> Description -> C, K, G & P Series -> Lumina APV, Silhouette, Trans Sport & Venture
Vehicle: 1997 GMC Jimmy 4.3 V6 GAS

Lumina APV, Silhouette, Trans Sport & Venture

This fan is driven by an electric motor which is attached to the radiator support. The cooling fan is controlled by the PCM, based on inputs from the coolant temperature sensor, A/C fan control switch and vehicle speed. The PCM controls the fan through a ground circuit, which energizes the fan control relay, supplying voltage to the fan motor.

The PCM grounds the circuit when coolant temperature is over 223°F or when A/C is On.

C, K, G & P ...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1997 GMC Jimmy AUTOMOBILES

Disc Brakes -> Delco Single Piston Sliding Caliper -> Precautions -> Brake Disc Service -> Brake Lines & Linings -> Brake Roughness -> General
Vehicle: 1997 GMC Jimmy 4.3 V6 GAS

Brake Lines & Linings

Remove one of the front wheels and inspect the brake disc, caliper and linings.

Do not allow any oil or grease on the linings. It is recommended that linings be replaced in sets when worn or damaged.

If the caliper is cracked or fluid leakage through the casting is evident, it must be replaced as a unit.

Brake Roughness

The most common cause of brake chatter on disc brakes is a variation in thickness of the disc. If roughness or vibration is encountered during highway operation or if pedal pumping is experienced at low speeds, the disc may have excessive thickness v...

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1997 GMC Jimmy AUTOMOBILES

General Motors Corp./Saturn Light Trucks, SUVs & Vans -> Component Locations -> 1999-06 Escalade, Avalanche & Denali, 1988-03 & C/K Pickup (Except 1999-03 Sierra & Silverado), 1992-06 Blazer, Jimmy, Hummer H2, SSR, Suburban, Yukon XL, Tahoe, Yukon, Bravada Gasoline Engines & 2004-06 Rainier, TrailBlazer & Envoy
Vehicle: 1997 GMC Jimmy 4.3 V6 GAS

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DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1997 GMC Jimmy AUTOMOBILES

DRIVESHAFT, Replace -> Front -> Front, All Except NP8 Axle -> Front, NP8 Axle -> One Piece Driveshaft -> Rear -> Three Piece Driveshaft -> Two Piece Driveshaft
Vehicle: 1997 GMC Jimmy 4.3 V6 GAS

Front

Front, All Except NP8 Axle
  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • Remove front differential carrier shield, if used.
  • Reference mark relationship of propeller shaft to front axle and transfer case flange.
  • Remove bolts and retainers from front axle.
  • Remove bolts and retainers from transfer case.
  • Remove propeller shaft. When removing propeller shaft, do not attempt to remove shaft by pounding on yoke ears or using a tool between yoke and universal joint. If propeller shaft is removed by using such means, injection joints may fracture and lead to premature failure of joint.
  • Compress propeller...

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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 -> All Wheel Drive (AWD) System Warning Lamp ->
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 the war...

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1997 GMC Jimmy AUTOMOBILES

Heater Hose, Replace -> Inlet -> Outlet
Vehicle: 1997 GMC Jimmy 4.3 V6 GAS

Inlet

  • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
  • Reposition heater core inlet hose clamp at intake manifold fitting.
  • Remove hose from intake manifold fitting.
  • Reposition heater hose inlet clamp at heater core.
  • Remove heater inlet hose from heater core.
  • Remove hose from vehicle.
  • Reverse proc...

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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+.

LH Front Frame Rail Diagram for 1997 GMC Jimmy  4.3 V6 GASLH Front Frame Rail Diagram for 1997 GMC Jimmy 4.3 V6 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Connector C-128
  • Connector C-129
  • Negative Battery Cable
  • Ground G-118
  • Front Brake Pipe
  • Rear Of Engine Diagram for 1997 GMC Jimmy  4.3 V6 GASRear Of Engine Diagram for 1997 GMC Jimmy 4.3 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Throttle Position Sensor
  • Ignition Coil
  • Fuel Pump Switch
  • Distributor
  • A/C Compressor Clutch
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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:
  • Radio
  • Radio Front I/P Tweeter Speaker RH
  • Radio Rear Side Door Speaker LH
  • Radio Front Side Door Speaker RH
  • Radio Front I/P Tweeter Speaker LH
  • 1997 GMC Jimmy  4.3 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram1997 GMC Jimmy 4.3 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Safety Belt Retractor Switch
  • Inflatable Restraint Diagnostic Energy Reserve Module
  • Inflatable Restraint Steering Wheel Module Coil
  • Inflatable Restraint Arming Sensor
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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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