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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

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    Vehicle: 1997 GMC K3500 Pickup Sierra XC 7.4 V8 GAS

    Passenger Cars

    The Sensing and Diagnostic Module (SDM) can maintain enough voltage to cause air bag deployment for up to 10 minutes after the ignition is turned Off and the battery is disconnected. Servicing the Supplemental air bag (SIR) system during this period may result in accidental deployment and personal injury.

    Achieva & Skylark
    1994-96
    • Ensure front wheels are in straight-ahead position.
    • Turn ignition switch to LOCK position.
    • Remove AIR BAG fuse from fuse block.
    • On 1995 models, remove lefthand sound insulator panel to ac...

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    BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1997 GMC K3500 Pickup AUTOMOBILES

    Hydraulic Brake Systems -> Brake System Bleed -> Hydraulic System Flush -> Manual Bleed -> Master Cylinder Bleed -> Parking Brake Bleed -> Pressure Bleed
    Vehicle: 1997 GMC K3500 Pickup Sierra XC 5.7 V8 GAS

    Manual Bleed

    • If vehicle is equipped with power brakes, remove vacuum reserve by applying brakes several times with engine off.
    • Fill master cylinder reservoirs with suitable brake fluid. Ensure to always keep master cylinder reservoirs at least half full during entire bleeding procedure.
    • If master cylinder is suspected to have air in the bore, it must be bled first. To bleed master cylinder, proceed as follows:
      • Disconnect forward brake pipe connection at master cylinder.
      • Allow brake fluid to fill master cylinder bore until it begins to flow from forward pipe connector port.
      • Connect ...

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    FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1997 GMC K3500 Pickup AUTOMOBILES

    General Motors Corp./Saturn Light Trucks, SUVs & Vans -> Fuel Filter Replacement -> 6.5L Diesel Engine
    Vehicle: 1997 GMC K3500 Pickup Sierra 6.5 V8 DIESEL

    On models equipped with fuel injected engines, relieve fuel system pressure as outlined under "Fuel System Pressure Relief."

    On models equipped with metal collar quick disconnect connectors, GM tool No. J37088-A, or equivalent, will be required to disconnect the connector. Prior to reconnecting the connector, apply a few drops of clean motor oil to the male pipe ends.

    On models equipped with plastic collar quick disconnect connectors, squeeze the connector plastic retainer release tabs to release the connector. Prior to reconnecting the connector, apply a few drops of clean motor...

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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 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

    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 -> StabiliTrak Control System Warning Lamp ->
    Vehicle: 1997 GMC K3500 Pickup Sierra XC 5.7 V8 GAS

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

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    RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1997 GMC K3500 Pickup AUTOMOBILES

    Heater Hose, Replace -> Bypass -> Inlet -> Outlet
    Vehicle: 1997 GMC K3500 Pickup Sierra XC 6.5 V8 DIESEL

    Inlet

    • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
    • Reposition heater core inlet hose clamp at thermostat housing crossover assembly.
    • Remove hose from thermostat housing crossover assembly.
    • Reposition heater hose inlet clamp at heater core.
    • Remove heater inlet hose from heater core.
    • Remove hose from vehicle.
    • Reverse procedure to install.

    Outlet

    • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
    • Reposition heater hose outlet clamp at heater core.
    • Disconnect heater outlet hose ...

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    SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1997 GMC K3500 Pickup AUTOMOBILES

    Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
    Vehicle: 1997 GMC K3500 Pickup Sierra 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+.

    Center Of Engine Diagram for 1997 GMC K3500 Pickup Sierra 6.5 V8 DIESELCenter Of Engine Diagram for 1997 GMC K3500 Pickup Sierra 6.5 V8 DIESEL

    Components on diagram:
  • Fuel Pump Oil Pressure Switch
  • Lower RH Front Of Engine Block Diagram for 1997 GMC K3500 Pickup Sierra 7.4 V8 GASLower RH Front Of Engine Block Diagram for 1997 GMC K3500 Pickup Sierra 7.4 V8 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Crankshaft Position Sensor
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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 6.5 V8 DIESEL Wiring Diagram1997 GMC K3500 Pickup Sierra 6.5 V8 DIESEL Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Chime Module
  • Flasher
  • Fog Lamp Relay
  • Daytime Running Lamps Relay
  • 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:
  • Cigar Lighter
  • Underhood 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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