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

Air Bag System Precautions -> DaimlerChrysler -> Arming -> 1990-97 -> 1994-96 Cherokee -> 1998-2004 -> Except 1994-96 Cherokee -> Light Truck & Vans -> Passenger Cars
Vehicle: 1997 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0 L6 GAS

Passenger Cars

1990-97
  • Ensure no one is inside vehicle and ignition switch is in Lock position.
  • Connect battery ground cable.
  • Turn ignition switch to On position from passenger side of vehicle.
  • The SRS warning lamp should light for six to eight seconds, then remain off for at least 45 seconds to indicate if SRS is functioning properly.
1998-2004
  • Ensure no one is inside vehicle and ignition switch is in Lock position.
  • Connect battery ground or remote cable or terminal.
  • Turn ignition On from a safe position be...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Jeep Cherokee AUTOMOBILES

Disc Brakes -> Cherokee, Grand Cherokee & Wrangler -> Description
Vehicle: 1997 Jeep Cherokee SE 2.5 L4 GAS

The disc brake is of the floating caliper, single piston design. The caliper is fixed by two mounting bolts located in the caliper support bracket, and is positioned over the rotor. It slides on two mounting pins which maintain caliper position relative to rotor and caliper anchor plate. Although...

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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 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 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, Replace -> Front -> Rear
Vehicle: 1997 Jeep Cherokee SE 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

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 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

Heater Hose, Replace -> Inlet -> Outlet
Vehicle: 1997 Jeep Cherokee Country 4.0 L6 GAS

Inlet

  • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
  • Reposition heater core inlet hose clamp at thermostat housing.
  • Remove hose from thermostat housing.
  • Reposition heater hose inlet clamp at heater core.
  • Remove heater inlet hose from heater core.
  • Remove hose from vehicle.
  • Reverse procedu...

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Jeep Cherokee AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 1997 Jeep Cherokee SE 2.5 L4 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Loosen power steering pump rear mounting bolts, piv...

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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+.

Transmission Diagram for 1997 Jeep Cherokee SE 2.5 L4 GASTransmission Diagram for 1997 Jeep Cherokee SE 2.5 L4 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Vehicle Speed Sensor
  • Back-Up Lamp Switch
  • 4WD Switch
  • Connector C-404
  • Connector C-407
  • Junction block & Overhead Console Diagram for 1997 Jeep Cherokee SE 2.5 L4 GASJunction block & Overhead Console Diagram for 1997 Jeep Cherokee SE 2.5 L4 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Remote Keyless Entry
  • Left Vanity Mirror
  • Junction Block
  • Compass
  • Right Vanity Mirror
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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 SE 4.0 L6 GAS Wiring Diagram1997 Jeep Cherokee SE 4.0 L6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Shift Lock Solenoid
  • Blower Motor
  • Powertrain Control Module
  • Blower Motor Relay
  • A/C Low Pressure Switch
  • 1997 Jeep Cherokee SE 4.0 L6 GAS Wiring Diagram1997 Jeep Cherokee SE 4.0 L6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Headlamp Switch
  • Radio
  • Power Amplifier
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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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