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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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    Get Full Access Automotix DIY provides automotive consumers and do it yourselfers; the most comprehensive repair information about 1997 Jeep Cherokee car and truck repair procedures including Jeep engine diagrams, wiring diagrams, repair work estimating measures, technical service bulletins, auto body work guidance, starter & alternator replacement procedures, serpentine belt replacement procedures, radiator & hose replacement procedures, tune-up & drivability specifications, quick lube illustrations, preventive maintenance guide, engine light reset instructions, parts removal and install procedures, fuel filter replacement directions, component location diagrams, air filter locations & replacement instructions, a/c system specifications, and general auto service procedures. You don't have to be a car mechanic or technician to know how to fix your Jeep Cherokee automobile. Try the Automotix DIY solution today!
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    A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Jeep Cherokee AUTOMOBILES

    Compressor Service -> Model SD7H15 Compressor -> Compressor Clutch, Replace -> Installation -> Removal
    Vehicle: 1997 Jeep Cherokee SE 4.0 L6 GAS

    Removal
    • Using a spanner wrench, insert pins into any two threaded holes of the clutch front plate. Hold plate and remove hex nut.
    • Using a suitable puller, align puller center bolt to compressor shaft, then hand tighten puller bolts into threaded holes.
    • Turn center bolt clockwise until front plate is loosened.
    • Using a suitable screwdriver and hammer, remove shaft key by lightly tapping it loose.
    • Remove external front housing snap ring, then insert the lips of rotor puller jaws into snap ring groove.
    • Place rotor puller shaft protec...

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    BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Jeep Cherokee AUTOMOBILES

    Drum Brakes -> Jeep -> Precautions
    Vehicle: 1997 Jeep Cherokee Country 4.0 L6 GAS

    When working on or around brake assemblies, care must be taken to prevent breathing asbestos dust, as many manufacturers incorporate asbestos fibers in the production of brake linings. During routine service operations, the amount of asbestos dust from brake lining wear is at a low level due to a chemical breakdown during use, and a few precautions will minimize exposure. Do not sand or grind brake linings unless suitable local exhaust ventilation equipment is used to prevent exce...

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    FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Jeep Cherokee AUTOMOBILES

    DaimlerChrysler Corp./Jeep Light Trucks, SUVs & Vans -> Fuel Pressure Relief -> 1993-06 Grand Cherokee & 1993 Grand Wagoneer, 1988-01 Cherokee, Comanche, Grand Cherokee, Wagoneer, Wrangler -> Models Less Fuel Pressure Test Port -> Models w/Fuel Pressure Test Port
    Vehicle: 1997 Jeep Cherokee SE 2.5 L4 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...

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

    DRIVESHAFT U-JOINT, Replace -> Assemble -> Disassemble -> Double Cardan Joint -> Single Cardan Joint
    Vehicle: 1997 Jeep Cherokee Country 4.0 L6 GAS

    Single Cardan Joint

    Disassemble

    Individual components of cardan universal joints are not serviceable. If worn or leaking, they must be replaced as an assembly.

    • Remove propeller shaft.
    • Using a soft drift, tap outside of bearing cap assembly to loosen snap ring.
    • Remove snap rings from both sides of yoke.
    • Set yoke in an arbor press or vise with a socket whose inside diameter is large enough to receive bearing cap positioned beneath yoke.
    • Position yoke with grease fitting, if equipped, pointing up.
    • Place a socket with an outside diameter smaller than upper bearing cap on upper b...

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    STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Jeep Cherokee AUTOMOBILES

    Starter, Replace
    Vehicle: 1997 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0 L6 GAS

    • Disconnect battery ground cable.
    • Raise and support vehicle.
    • Remove lower, then the upper starter mounting bolts. Support starter motor, do not allow to hang freely from wire harness.
    • Disconnect battery ca...

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    MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Jeep Cherokee AUTOMOBILES

    Chrysler LLC Trucks -> Anti-Lock Brake System Warning Lamp -> Jeep
    Vehicle: 1997 Jeep Cherokee SE 2.5 L4 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

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

    Do not service radiator while system is hot. Allow system to cool before removal.

    • Remove radiator cap.
    • Remove radiator grille from front of vehicle for access to radiator draincock.
    • Attach one end of a 24 inch long, 1/4 inch I.D. hose to draincock. Put other end into a suitable container, then drain radiator.
    • On models equipped with electric cooling fan,remove electrical connectors and mounting bolts, then lift fan straight up and out of engine compartment.
    • On models equipped with belt-driven cooling fan,remove...

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    SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Jeep Cherokee AUTOMOBILES

    Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
    Vehicle: 1997 Jeep Cherokee Sport 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+.

    LH Side Of Engine Compartment Diagram for 1997 Jeep Cherokee SE 2.5 L4 GASLH Side Of Engine Compartment Diagram for 1997 Jeep Cherokee SE 2.5 L4 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Horn
  • Brake Pressure Switch
  • Powertrain Control Module
  • Ground G-106
  • Corners & Rear Of Engine Compartment Diagram for 1997 Jeep Cherokee Country 4.0 L6 GASCorners & Rear Of Engine Compartment Diagram for 1997 Jeep Cherokee Country 4.0 L6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Washer Level Sensor
  • Washer Pump
  • Blower Motor
  • Powertrain Control Module
  • Power Distribution Center
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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:
  • Transmission Control Module
  • Upstream Heated Oxygen Sensor
  • Battery
  • Generator
  • Power Steering Pressure Switch
  • 1997 Jeep Cherokee Country 4.0 L6 GAS Wiring Diagram1997 Jeep Cherokee Country 4.0 L6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Transmission Control Module
  • Transmission Control Solenoids
  • 2-3 solenoid
  • Output Shaft Speed Sensor
  • Lock-Up Solenoid
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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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