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A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1997 GMC K3500 Pickup AUTOMOBILES

Component Replacement & Adjustment -> Light Duty Trucks & Vans -> Evaporator Core, Replace -> 1996 -> 1997 -> Astro & Safari -> Bravada & S/T Series -> C & K Series -> Front -> G Series -> P Series -> Rear -> Silhouette, Trans Sport, 1996 Lumina APV & 1997 Venture -> Tracker
Vehicle: 1997 GMC K3500 Pickup Sierra 5.7 V8 GAS

Astro & Safari
Front
  • Recover refrigerant as outlined under .
  • Drain cooling system into suitable container, then remove coolant recovery reservoir.
  • Remove windshield washer fluid bottle.
  • Disconnect electrical connectors.
  • Remove heater core inlet and outlet pipes.
  • Remove refrigerant inlet and outlet pipes.
  • Remove relay bracket then the case flange nuts.
  • Remove blower and evaporator case, then separate case halves, Fig. .
  • Remove filter and evaporator.
  • Reverse procedure to install.
Rear
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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1997 GMC K3500 Pickup AUTOMOBILES

Power Brake Units -> Delco Brake Booster -> Description -> Operation -> Single Diaphragm Type -> Tandem (Dual) Diaphragm Type
Vehicle: 1997 GMC K3500 Pickup Sierra XC 6.5 V8 DIESEL

In order to properly service power brake systems, a thorough understanding of the various power assist systems is necessary. These systems provide a mechanical assist, acting to increase the force applied to the master cylinder piston by the driver while decreasing the effort necessary to obtain acceptable stopping performance. Two basic types of power assist mechanisms are used: vacuum assist diaphragm assemblies which use engine vacuum and in some cases vacuum from an external vacuum pump, and hydraulic assist assemblies which use hydraulic pressure developed by an external pump (...

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1997 GMC K3500 Pickup 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 K3500 Pickup Sierra XC 7.4 V8 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 K3500 Pickup AUTOMOBILES

CV AXLE SHAFT, Replace
Vehicle: 1997 GMC K3500 Pickup Sierra 7.4 V8 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 K3500 Pickup AUTOMOBILES

Starter, Replace
Vehicle: 1997 GMC K3500 Pickup Sierra 5.7 V8 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • Disconnect starter battery positive cable and wiring harness.
  • Remove mounting bolts and washers with shims, if required.
  • Remove starter motor f...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 1997 GMC K3500 Pickup AUTOMOBILES

General Motors Corp./Saturn Trucks -> Service Four Wheel Drive (4WD) System Warning Lamp ->
Vehicle: 1997 GMC K3500 Pickup Sierra 6.5 V8 DIESEL

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

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1997 GMC K3500 Pickup AUTOMOBILES

Radiator, Replace
Vehicle: 1997 GMC K3500 Pickup Sierra XC 7.4 V8 GAS

  • Drain radiator coolant into suitable container.
  • Remove upper and lower radiator hoses.
  • Remove mounting bolts and lower fan shroud.
  • Remove engine vent hose and surge take hose.
  • Disconnect engine o...

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1997 GMC K3500 Pickup AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 1997 GMC K3500 Pickup Sierra XC 5.7 V8 GAS

  • Rotate tensioner counterclockwise, using a 1/2 inch breaker bar with a socket placed on tensioner ...

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COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS FOR 1997 GMC K3500 Pickup AUTOMOBILES

Component location diagrams for most 1997 GMC K3500 Pickup cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

Lower Center Of I/P Diagram for 1997 GMC K3500 Pickup Sierra XC 6.5 V8 DIESELLower Center Of I/P Diagram for 1997 GMC K3500 Pickup Sierra XC 6.5 V8 DIESEL

Components on diagram:
  • Interior Lamp Control Module
  • Remote Control Door Lock Receiver
  • Lower Center Of I/P Diagram for 1997 GMC K3500 Pickup Sierra 7.4 V8 GASLower Center Of I/P Diagram for 1997 GMC K3500 Pickup Sierra 7.4 V8 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Power Steering Control Module
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR 1997 GMC K3500 Pickup AUTOMOBILES

    OEM drawn wiring diagrams for most 1997 GMC K3500 Pickup cars and light trucks sold in the U.S.

    1997 GMC K3500 Pickup Sierra 5.7 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram1997 GMC K3500 Pickup Sierra 5.7 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Auxiliary Battery Relay
  • Auxiliary Battery
  • 1997 GMC K3500 Pickup Sierra XC 5.7 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram1997 GMC K3500 Pickup Sierra XC 5.7 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Convenience Center
  • Door Lock Relay
  • LH Front Door Lock Motor
  • RH Rear Door Lock Motor
  • LH Rear Door Lock Motor
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR 1997 GMC K3500 Pickup AUTOMOBILES

    OEM TSB listings for most 1997 GMC K3500 Pickup cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1985+.

    Document: Revised General Motors New Vehicle Tire Warranty Program
    Vehicle: 1997 GMC K3500 Pickup Sierra 5.7 V8 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 K3500 Pickup Sierra 5.7 V8 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Labor Times, Manuals, Warranty, Aids
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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR 1997 GMC K3500 Pickup AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most 1997 GMC K3500 Pickup 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 K3500 Pickup 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 K3500 Pickup 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 K3500 Pickup 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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