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

    General Service Domestic Vehicles -> 1996-97 -> System Inspection -> Compressor -> Condenser -> Evaporator -> Receiver/Drier -> Refrigerant Line Restrictions -> Thermostatic Expansion Valve
    Vehicle: 1997 Oldsmobile Cutlass 3.1 V6 GAS

    While a detailed diagnostic procedure for all air conditioning systems would be impractical due to the many variations in construction and operation, there are three fundamental components of a total diagnosis:

    • Refrigerant systems must have an adequate, but not excessive charge.
    • Determination must be made whether the refrigerant system is governed by a cycling clutch compressor or by valves which control evaporator pressure.
    • The air distribution system (blower motor, switches, vacuum lines and air ducts) must be operational before checking the ...

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    BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Oldsmobile Cutlass AUTOMOBILES

    Drum Brakes -> Type 5 -> Inspection -> Adjuster Mechanism -> Backing Plate -> Brake Drums -> Brake Linings & Springs -> Parking Brake Cable
    Vehicle: 1997 Oldsmobile Cutlass 3.1 V6 GAS

    • If any parts are of doubtful strength or quality due to heat discoloration, or are worn, replace them.
    • Inspect wheel cylinder dust boots for signs of excessive wear or damage. If any leakage is apparent replace wheel cylinder.
    • Clean dirt and/or rust from brake drum, backing plate and all other components. Do not use compressed air or dry brush to clean brake parts. Many brake parts contain asbestos fibers which, if inhaled, can cause serious injury. Clean brake parts with a water soaked rag or a suitable vacuum cleaner to minimize airborne dust.
    Brake Drums

    Any time the brake drums are r...

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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 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 GLS 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 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 Diagram for 1997 Oldsmobile Cutlass  3.1 V6 GASFront Of Engine Diagram for 1997 Oldsmobile Cutlass 3.1 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Starter Solenoid
  • Starter Motor
  • Knock Sensor
  • A/C Compressor Clutch
  • Engine Oil Pressure Sensor
  • LH Side Of Engine Compartment Diagram for 1997 Oldsmobile Cutlass GLS 3.1 V6 GASLH Side Of Engine Compartment Diagram for 1997 Oldsmobile Cutlass GLS 3.1 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Remote Battery Stud
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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:
  • Sensing Diagnostic Module (SDM)
  • ABS Indicator
  • Service Engine Soon Indicator
  • Air Bag Indicator
  • Right Turn Indicator
  • 1997 Oldsmobile Cutlass  3.1 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram1997 Oldsmobile Cutlass 3.1 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Rear Defogger Relay
  • Heater And A/C Control Assembly
  • Rear Defogger Grid
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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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