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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

    Air Bag System Precautions -> General Motors Corp. -> Arming -> Light Trucks & Vans -> Passenger Cars
    Vehicle: 1997 GMC K3500 Pickup Sierra XC 6.5 V8 DIESEL

    Passenger Cars

    Reverse disarming procedures to arm the Supplemental Restraint System, noting the following:

    • Ensure all disconnected SRS electrical connectors are securely connected and routed.
    • Install all removed fuses in proper locations.
    • From a safe position at sides of or below air bag module, Turn ignition switch to ON position and observe Air Bag or SRS warning lamp.
    • On all models except Prizm and 1990 Corvette, warning lamp should flash seven to nine times, then go off.
    • On Prizm models, warning lamp should light for six seconds,...

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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 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 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 U-JOINT, Replace -> Assemble -> Disassemble
    Vehicle: 1997 GMC K3500 Pickup Sierra XC 7.4 V8 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 K3500 Pickup AUTOMOBILES

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

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

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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 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 XC 6.5 V8 DIESEL

    • 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 7.4 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+.

    Top LH Rear Of Engine Diagram for 1997 GMC K3500 Pickup Sierra 5.7 V8 GASTop LH Rear Of Engine Diagram for 1997 GMC K3500 Pickup Sierra 5.7 V8 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Wastegate Solenoid
  • Engine Coolant Temperature Sender
  • Exhaust Gas Recirculation Solenoid
  • Engine Glow Plugs
  • Connector C-114
  • Center Of Engine Diagram for 1997 GMC K3500 Pickup Sierra XC 6.5 V8 DIESELCenter Of Engine Diagram for 1997 GMC K3500 Pickup Sierra XC 6.5 V8 DIESEL

    Components on diagram:
  • Fuel Pump Oil Pressure Switch
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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 XC 5.7 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram1997 GMC K3500 Pickup Sierra XC 5.7 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Manifold Absolute Pressure Sensor
  • Crankshaft Position Sensor
  • Evap Canister Purge Solenoid
  • Ignition Coil Module
  • EVAP Purge Solenoid Vacuum Switch
  • 1997 GMC K3500 Pickup Sierra 5.7 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram1997 GMC K3500 Pickup Sierra 5.7 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Transfer Case Control Module
  • Convenience Center
  • Cargo Lamp Switch
  • Power Steering Control Module
  • I/P Compartment Lamp
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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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