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

Component Replacement & Adjustment -> Cutlass Supreme, Grand Prix, Lumina, Monte Carlo, 1996 Regal & 1997 Century -> Expansion Tube (Orifice), Replace
Vehicle: 1997 Oldsmobile Cutlass GLS 3.1 V6 GAS

If expansion tube is seized in its receptacle, remove impacted residue as completely as possible. Using a suitable heat gun or equivalent (hair dryer), apply heat to area 1/4 inch from inlet pipe dimples (if pressure switch is located near this area, remove switch before applying heat to prevent damage). While applying heat, grip expansion tube and apply a push-pull/turning motion to loosen.

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Oldsmobile Cutlass AUTOMOBILES

Disc Brakes -> AC-Delco Dual Piston Front Disc Brake -> Caliper Service -> Assemble -> Bushing & Boot Replacement -> Disassemble -> Installation -> Mounting Bracket Service -> Removal
Vehicle: 1997 Oldsmobile Cutlass GLS 3.1 V6 GAS

Removal
  • Siphon enough brake fluid out of master cylinder to bring fluid level to 1/3 full to avoid fluid overflow when caliper pistons are pushed back into bores.
  • Raise and support vehicle, then remove front wheels.
  • Mark relationship between wheel to hub and bearing assembly.
  • Using a suitable C-clamp and if necessary a block of wood, push pistons back together into caliper bores.
  • If caliper assembly is to be serviced, remove inlet fitting attaching bolt, copper washer, and inlet fitting from caliper housing. Plug opening in inlet fitting to prevent fluid loss and contamination. Do no...

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Oldsmobile Cutlass AUTOMOBILES

General Motors Corp./Saturn Passenger Cars -> Fuel Filter Scheduled Maintenance -> 1980-06 Gasoline Engine Models Except Catera, LeMans (1988-93) Metro, Nova (1985-88), Saturn & Sprint -> Normal Service -> Severe Service
Vehicle: 1997 Oldsmobile Cutlass GLS 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

Alternator, Replace
Vehicle: 1997 Oldsmobile Cutlass 3.1 V6 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Rotate or lift belt tensioner arm, using a suitable tool to relieve tension from drive belt.
  • Remove serpentine belt at alternator assembly.
  • Remove bolts from alternator assemb...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Oldsmobile Cutlass AUTOMOBILES

General Motors Corp./Saturn Cars -> Active Handling System Warning Lamp ->
Vehicle: 1997 Oldsmobile Cutlass 3.1 V6 GAS

This lamp should light for a approximately 6-8 seconds when the ignition is turned on as a bulb check. The lamp will also come on as the system is...

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Oldsmobile Cutlass AUTOMOBILES

Heater Hose, Replace -> Bypass -> Inlet -> Outlet
Vehicle: 1997 Oldsmobile Cutlass GLS 3.1 V6 GAS

Inlet

  • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
  • Reposition heater hose inlet clamp at thermostat bypass pipe using hose clamp pliers.
  • Remove heater inlet hose from thermostat bypass pipe.
  • Reposition heater core inlet hose clamp at heater core using hose clamp pliers.
  • Remove hose from vehicle.
  • Reverse procedure to install.

Outlet

  • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
  • Reposition heater hose outlet clamp at thermostat bypass pipe using hose clamp pliers.
  • Disconnect heater outlet hose from thermostat bypass pipe.
  • Reposition heater core outlet hose clamp at heater core usin...

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Oldsmobile Cutlass AUTOMOBILES

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

  • On 1995-96 models, remove belt guard.
  • On all models, lift or rota...

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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+.

Rear Of Engine & Transaxle Diagram for 1997 Oldsmobile Cutlass  3.1 V6 GASRear Of Engine & Transaxle Diagram for 1997 Oldsmobile Cutlass 3.1 V6 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Vehicle Speed Sensor
  • Engine Oil Level Switch
  • LH Rear Corner Of Passenger Compartment Diagram for 1997 Oldsmobile Cutlass  3.1 V6 GASLH Rear Corner Of Passenger Compartment Diagram for 1997 Oldsmobile Cutlass 3.1 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Connector C-400
  • Ground G-401
  • Rear Defogger Grid Connector
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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 GLS 3.1 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram1997 Oldsmobile Cutlass GLS 3.1 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Turn/Headlamp Switch Assembly
  • RH Turn Indicator
  • LH Turn Indicator
  • Hazard Switch
  • RH Rear Door Ajar Switch
  • 1997 Oldsmobile Cutlass GLS 3.1 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram1997 Oldsmobile Cutlass GLS 3.1 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Turn/Headlamp Switch Assembly
  • Horn Relay
  • Horn Assembly
  • Remote Control Door Lock Receiver
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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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