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A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Oldsmobile Cutlass AUTOMOBILES

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Vehicle: 1997 Oldsmobile Cutlass 3.1 V6 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 Oldsmobile Cutlass AUTOMOBILES

Hydraulic Brake Systems -> Troubleshooting -> Master Cylinder Internal Fluid Leakage Check -> Road Test
Vehicle: 1997 Oldsmobile Cutlass GLS 3.1 V6 GAS

When troubleshooting the hydraulic brake system, perform the following checks and inspections as outlined below. If problem still exists within system, refer to Fig. first, then to Figs. and as necessary.

Master Cylinder Internal Fluid Leakage Check

Start engine and depress the brake pedal. If the pedal gradually falls under constant pressure, the hydraulic system may be leaking. Raise the vehicle on a lift and check all tubing lines and backing plates for signs of leakage. It may be necessary to ...

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Oldsmobile Cutlass AUTOMOBILES

General Motors Corp./Saturn Passenger Cars -> Component Locations -> Malibu (1997-03), Monte Carlo, Impala, Alero, Cutlass (1997-99) & Grand Am (1999-05) & Grand Prix
Vehicle: 1997 Oldsmobile Cutlass 3.1 V6 GAS

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DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Oldsmobile Cutlass AUTOMOBILES

CV AXLE SHAFT, Replace
Vehicle: 1997 Oldsmobile Cutlass 3.1 V6 GAS

  • Raise and support vehicle, then remove tire and wheel assembly.
  • Install a brass drift or a screwdriver to prevent rotor from turning.
  • Remove axle nut and washer.
  • Remove ball joint pinch bolt, then using a suitable pry bar, separate ball joint from knuckle.
  • Remove drive axle from hub and bearing assembly using front hub spindle rem...

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Oldsmobile Cutlass AUTOMOBILES

Starter, Replace
Vehicle: 1997 Oldsmobile Cutlass GLS 3.1 V6 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Remove air cleaner assembly.
  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • On models equipped with engine oil cooler,proceed as follows:
    • Position a suitable drain pan under vehicle, then remove oil filter.
    • Position hose next to starter motor aside.
  • On all models, remove nut attaching starter brace to A/C compressor.
  • Remove nut attaching starter brace to engine, then brace.
  • Remove bolts attaching flywheel inspection cover, then cover.
  • Remove starter moto...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Oldsmobile Cutlass AUTOMOBILES

General Motors Corp./Saturn Cars -> Reduce Engine Power Indicator Lamp ->
Vehicle: 1997 Oldsmobile Cutlass GLS 3.1 V6 GAS

The Reduce Engine Power indicator lamp should light for a approximately 3 seconds when the ignition is turned on as a bulb check. If the warning lamp turns on during vehicle operation, a vehicl...

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Oldsmobile Cutlass AUTOMOBILES

Coolant Hose, Replace -> Lower -> Upper
Vehicle: 1997 Oldsmobile Cutlass 3.1 V6 GAS

Lower

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

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Oldsmobile Cutlass AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 1997 Oldsmobile Cutlass GLS 3.1 V6 GAS

  • Remove belt guard.
  • Lift or rotate tensioner usin...

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COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS FOR 1997 Oldsmobile Cutlass AUTOMOBILES

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

Front Of Engine Compartment Diagram for 1997 Oldsmobile Cutlass  3.1 V6 GASFront Of Engine Compartment Diagram for 1997 Oldsmobile Cutlass 3.1 V6 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • A/C Refrigerant Pressure Sensor
  • Left Hand Cooling Fan Motor
  • Right Hand Cooling Fan Motor
  • Below RH Front Seat Diagram for 1997 Oldsmobile Cutlass GLS 3.1 V6 GASBelow RH Front Seat Diagram for 1997 Oldsmobile Cutlass GLS 3.1 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Sensing Diagnostic Module
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR 1997 Oldsmobile Cutlass AUTOMOBILES

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

    1997 Oldsmobile Cutlass  3.1 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram1997 Oldsmobile Cutlass 3.1 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Blower Motor
  • Blower Motor Relay
  • Blower Resistor Assembly
  • Heater A/C Control Assembly
  • 1997 Oldsmobile Cutlass GLS 3.1 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram1997 Oldsmobile Cutlass GLS 3.1 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Brake Switch
  • Cruise Control Module
  • Electronic Brake Control Module
  • RH Rear Door Ajar Switch
  • High Mounted Stop Lamp Assembly
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR 1997 Oldsmobile Cutlass AUTOMOBILES

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

    Document: Revised General Motors New Vehicle Tire Warranty Program
    Vehicle: 1997 Oldsmobile Cutlass 3.1 V6 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 Oldsmobile Cutlass 3.1 V6 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Labor Times, Manuals, Warranty, Aids
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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR 1997 Oldsmobile Cutlass AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most 1997 Oldsmobile Cutlass 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 Oldsmobile Cutlass 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 Oldsmobile Cutlass 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 Oldsmobile Cutlass 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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