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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

S/T Series
  • Remove instrument cluster trim screws, then the trim.
  • Tilt steering column down, then set parking brake and lock wheels.
  • On models equipped with automatic transmission, place transmission in Low.
  • On all models, remove lefthand dash panel sound insulator, Fig. .
  • Disconnect Data Link Connector (DLC), then remove RKE/delay module.
  • Remove center dash panel sound insulator, Fig. .
  • Remove parking brake release cable by squeezing retainers, then disconnect cable slug from park brake mechanism.
  • Remove knee bolster, then the...

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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

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

CV AXLE SHAFT, Replace
Vehicle: 1997 GMC Jimmy 4.3 V6 GAS

  • 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 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 -> Check Fuel Cap Lamp ->
Vehicle: 1997 GMC Jimmy 4.3 V6 GAS

The Check Fuel Cap Lamp will illuminate momentarily when the ignition switch is placed in the On position as a bulb check. I...

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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+.

Front Of Vehicle Diagram for 1997 GMC Jimmy  4.3 V6 GASFront Of Vehicle Diagram for 1997 GMC Jimmy 4.3 V6 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Brake Pressure Modulator Valve
  • Ambient Air Temperature Sensor
  • Forward Lamp Harness
  • Left Hand Horn
  • Splice S-120
  • 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
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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:
  • Cruise Control Module
  • Multi-Function Switch
  • Cruise Control Switch
  • Clutch Pedal Position and Cruise Control Shutoff Switch
  • 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:
  • Power Windows
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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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