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1997 GMC K3500 Pickup 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 K3500 Pickup AUTOMOBILES

    Electrical Symbol & Wire Color Code Identification -> Wire Color Code Identification -> Domestic Vehicles
    Vehicle: 1997 GMC K3500 Pickup Sierra 7.4 V8 GAS

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    BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1997 GMC K3500 Pickup AUTOMOBILES

    Anti-lock Brakes -> Kelsey-Hayes -> Diagnosis & Testing -> 1997 Astro -> 1997 C & K Series -> 1997 G-Series -> 1997 P-Series -> 1997 S & T Series -> 1997-99 -> 1997-99 Except 1999 Sierra & Silverado -> 1997-99 G Van & P Series -> 1998 Astro -> 1998 C & K Series -> 1998 G-Series -> 1998 P-Series -> 1998 S & T Series -> 1999 Astro -> 1999 C & K Series Except Sierra & Silverado -> 1999 G-Series -> 1999 P-Series -> 1999 S & T Series -> 1999 Sierra & Silverado -> 2000 Astro -> 2000 C & K Series except Sierra, Silverado, Suburban, Tahoe & Yukon -> 2000 G-Series -> 2000 S & T Series -> 2000 Sierra -> 2000 Silverado -> 2000 Suburban -> 2000 Tahoe -> 2000 Yukon -> 2000-01 -> 2000-01 G Van -> 2001 Astro -> 2001 C & K Series -> 2001 G-Series -> 2001 S & T Series -> Accessing Diagnostic Trouble Codes -> Astro, Safari & S & T Series -> C & K Series -> Clearing Diagnostic Trouble Codes -> Connector Pin ID -> Diagnostic Process -> Diagnostic Tests -> Diagnostic Trouble Code Interpretation -> Enhanced Diagnostics -> G Van & P Series -> Intermittents & Poor Connections -> Temperature Vs. Resistance -> Wiring Diagrams
    Vehicle: 1997 GMC K3500 Pickup Sierra 6.5 V8 DIESEL

    Accessing Diagnostic Trouble Codes

    Diagnostic trouble codes (DTCs) can only be read by connecting a suitably programmed scan tool to the Data Link Connector (DLC) and following the tool manufacturer instructions.

    Diagnostic Trouble Code Interpretation

    Refer to Figs. and , for Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) interpretation.

    Wiring Diagrams

    Refer "Wiring Diagrams" in "Vehicle Systems"

    Connector Pin ID

    On 2000 S & T Series only, ensure correct anti-lock brake system connector pin identifications are used.

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    Diagnostic Process

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    FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1997 GMC K3500 Pickup AUTOMOBILES

    General Motors Corp./Saturn Light Trucks, SUVs & Vans -> Fuel Filter Scheduled Maintenance -> 1996-03 C/K, G & R/V Series w/Gasoline Engine -> Heavy Duty Emissions -> Light Duty Emissions -> Normal Service -> Severe Service
    Vehicle: 1997 GMC K3500 Pickup Sierra XC 7.4 V8 GAS

    Light Duty Emissions

    Normal Service

    Replace every 30,000 miles

    Severe Service

    Rep...

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    DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1997 GMC K3500 Pickup 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 K3500 Pickup Sierra XC 5.7 V8 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 K3500 Pickup AUTOMOBILES

    Alternator, Replace
    Vehicle: 1997 GMC K3500 Pickup Sierra XC 6.5 V8 DIESEL

    • Disconnect battery ground cable.
    • Remove air inlet duct, as required.
    • Disconnect terminal plug and battery lead connections from back of alternator.
    • Remove upper fan shroud mounting bolts and fan shroud.
    • Remove accessory drive belt using s...

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    MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 1997 GMC K3500 Pickup AUTOMOBILES

    General Motors Corp./Saturn Trucks -> Check Engine Oil Level ->
    Vehicle: 1997 GMC K3500 Pickup Sierra XC 7.4 V8 GAS

    This system is used to indicate a low engine oil level condition. The lamp should light during engine starting. If oil level is sufficient, the lamp should go off when engine is operating. If oil level is low the...

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    RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1997 GMC K3500 Pickup AUTOMOBILES

    Radiator, Replace
    Vehicle: 1997 GMC K3500 Pickup Sierra 5.7 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 6.5 V8 DIESEL

    • Rotate tensioner arm counterclockwise using 3/8 inch breaker bar.
    • Remove belt from pulleys.
    • Route new belt over all pulleys except tensioner arm.
    • Rotate tensioner arm co...

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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 5.7 V8 GASLower Center Of I/P Diagram for 1997 GMC K3500 Pickup Sierra XC 5.7 V8 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Powertrain Control Module
  • Low Coolant Level Indicator Module
  • Connector C-200
  • Connector C-204
  • Front Doors Diagram for 1997 GMC K3500 Pickup Sierra XC 7.4 V8 GASFront Doors Diagram for 1997 GMC K3500 Pickup Sierra XC 7.4 V8 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Power Window Motor
  • Door Lock Motor
  • Door Lock Switch
  • Rear Window Lockout Switch
  • Connector C-206
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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:
  • License Lamp
  • LH Tail/Stop-Turn Lamp
  • RH Tail/Stop-Turn Lamp
  • 1997 GMC K3500 Pickup Sierra 7.4 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram1997 GMC K3500 Pickup Sierra 7.4 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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