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1997 Jeep Cherokee CAR/TRUCK REPAIR PROCEDURES AND DIAGRAMS - WHAT Jeep REPAIR SHOPS DON'T WANT YOU TO KNOW

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    A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Jeep Cherokee AUTOMOBILES

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    Vehicle: 1997 Jeep Cherokee Country 4.0 L6 GAS

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    BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Jeep Cherokee AUTOMOBILES

    Hydraulic Brake Systems -> Adjustments -> 1997-2000 -> 2001 -> Height Sensing Proportioning Valve -> Park Brake Cable Tensioner -> Stop Lamp Switch
    Vehicle: 1997 Jeep Cherokee SE 4.0 L6 GAS

    Height Sensing Proportioning Valve

    1997-2000
    • Raise and support vehicle, allowing rear suspension to hang free.
    • Remove rear wheel and tire assemblies.
    • Using an appropriate jack, support rear axle.
    • Disconnect track bar from rear axle, then the shock absorbers.
    • Loosen, but do not remove, both leaf spring to front spring hanger pivot bolts.
    • Loosen adjustment nut on actuator, Fig. .
    • Ensure hooked end of actuator is properly seated in clip on valve lever and clip is properly positioned on lever of valve.
    • Pull housing of valve actuator toward spring hanger until lever on valve bottoms on body of va...

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    FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Jeep Cherokee AUTOMOBILES

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    Vehicle: 1997 Jeep Cherokee Country 4.0 L6 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 bee...

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    DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Jeep Cherokee AUTOMOBILES

    DRIVESHAFT, Replace -> Front -> Rear
    Vehicle: 1997 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0 L6 GAS

    Front

    • Hoist and support vehicle on safety stands.
    • Scribe alignment marks on yokes at transfer case. Place marks at pinion shaft and at each end of propeller shaft. These marks will be used for installation reference.
    • Remove universal joint strap bolts at pinion shaft yoke.
    • Disconnect propeller shaft at transfer case and remove propeller shaft.
    • Reverse procedure to install, noting the following:
      • Torque universal joint strap/clamp bolts at axle yoke to 14 ft. lbs.
      • Torque flange to transfer case bolts to 20 ft. lbs.

    Rear

    • Shif...

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    STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Jeep Cherokee AUTOMOBILES

    Alternator, Replace
    Vehicle: 1997 Jeep Cherokee SE 4.0 L6 GAS

    • Disconnect battery ground cable.
    • On models equipped with air conditioning, remove air conditioning drive belt.
    • Remove bolts retaining air conditioning compressor mounting bracket.
    • Without disconnecting air conditioning refrigerant lines, position air conditioning compressor to allow alternator removal.
    • On all models, remove alternator drive belt.
    • Remove alternato...

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    MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Jeep Cherokee AUTOMOBILES

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    Vehicle: 1997 Jeep Cherokee Country 4.0 L6 GAS

    Red and yellow indicator lamps are used to warn of system faults. The red lamp warns of such faults as low brake fluid level, parking brake On, system pressure differential and other system faults. The red indicator lamp should light for approximately two seconds during engine starting and should go off, unless parking brake is applied or a problem in the brake system exist. The red indicator lamp should reset after repairs to system have been completed and system has returned to normal o...

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    RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Jeep Cherokee AUTOMOBILES

    Coolant Hose, Replace -> Lower -> Upper
    Vehicle: 1997 Jeep Cherokee SE 4.0 L6 GAS

    Lower

    • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
    • Reposition hose clamp from radiator.
    • Remove radiator outlet hose from radiator.
    • Reposition hose clamp from water pump.
    • Remove radiator outlet hose from water pump and from vehicle.
    • Reverse procedure to in...

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    SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Jeep Cherokee AUTOMOBILES

    Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
    Vehicle: 1997 Jeep Cherokee Country 4.0 L6 GAS

    Belt tension is adjusted at the power steering pump or idler pulley if not equipped with power steering.

    • Loosen power steering or idler pulley rear mounting bolts.
    • Loosen power steering pump ...

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    COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS FOR 1997 Jeep Cherokee AUTOMOBILES

    Component location diagrams for most 1997 Jeep Cherokee cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

    Corners & Rear Of Engine Compartment Diagram for 1997 Jeep Cherokee SE 4.0 L6 GASCorners & Rear Of Engine Compartment Diagram for 1997 Jeep Cherokee SE 4.0 L6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Washer Level Sensor
  • Washer Pump
  • Blower Motor
  • Powertrain Control Module
  • Power Distribution Center
  • Liftgate Diagram for 1997 Jeep Cherokee SE 2.5 L4 GASLiftgate Diagram for 1997 Jeep Cherokee SE 2.5 L4 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • License Lamp
  • Rear Wiper Motor
  • Rear Window Defogger
  • Liftgate Lock Motor
  • Liftgate Jamb Switch
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR 1997 Jeep Cherokee AUTOMOBILES

    OEM drawn wiring diagrams for most 1997 Jeep Cherokee cars and light trucks sold in the U.S.

    1997 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0 L6 GAS Wiring Diagram1997 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0 L6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Data Link Connector
  • Stop Lamp Switch
  • Controller Anti-Lock Brake
  • G Switch
  • 1997 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0 L6 GAS Wiring Diagram1997 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0 L6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Turn Signal/Hazard Switch
  • Right Side Marker Lamp
  • Left Side Marker Lamp
  • Combination Flasher
  • Left Park/Turn Signal Lamp
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR 1997 Jeep Cherokee AUTOMOBILES

    OEM TSB listings for most 1997 Jeep Cherokee cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1985+.

    Document: CHILD SEAT TETHER ANCHOR INSTALLATION - REV
    Vehicle: 1997 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0 L6 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Seats, Belts, Interior Trim, Carpets, Air Bags
  • Document: AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION DIAGNOSTIC TEARDOWN PROCEDURE - REVISED
    Vehicle: 1997 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0 L6 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Automatic Trans, Coolers, Torque Converter
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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR 1997 Jeep Cherokee AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most 1997 Jeep Cherokee 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 Jeep Cherokee 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 Jeep Cherokee 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 Jeep Cherokee 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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