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1997 Oldsmobile Cutlass CAR/TRUCK REPAIR PROCEDURES AND DIAGRAMS - WHAT Oldsmobile REPAIR SHOPS DON'T WANT YOU TO KNOW

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

General Service Domestic Vehicles -> 1996-97 -> Oil Charge -> Achieva, Grand Am & Skylark -> Aerostar, Explorer, Ranger & Windstar -> Aspire & Probe -> Avenger & Sebring Coupe -> Beretta, Corsica, Aurora & Riviera -> Bonneville, Eighty-Eight, LeSabre, Ninety-Eight, LSS, Park Avenue & Regency -> Breeze, Cirrus, Sebring Convertible & Stratus -> Camaro & Firebird -> Caprice, Impala SS & Roadmaster -> Catera -> Cavalier & Sunfire -> Cherokee, Dakota, Full Size Pickups, Grand Cherokee & Wrangler -> Colt & Summit -> Colt Vista & Summit Wagon -> Concorde, Intrepid, LHS, New Yorker & Vision -> Corvette -> Cutlass Ciera, Cutlass Cruiser, Century, Cutlass Supreme, Lumina, Monte Carlo, Grand Prix, & Regal -> DaimlerChrysler Corp. -> DeVille, Eldorado & Seville -> Econoline -> Escort & Tracer w/1.8L Engine -> Except Aspire, Probe, Escort & Tracer w/1.8L Engine -> Except Tracker -> F-Series, Bronco & Villager -> Fleetwood -> Ford Motor Company -> Full Size Vans -> General Motors Corp. -> Geo Tracker -> Light Trucks & Vans -> Malibu -> Metro & Prizm -> Minivans -> Neon -> Passenger Cars -> Saturn -> Stealth -> Talon
Vehicle: 1997 Oldsmobile Cutlass 3.1 V6 GAS

DaimlerChrysler Corp.
Passenger Cars

Before installing replacement compressor, drain oil from replacement and failed compressors (drain oil from suction port). Add same amount of oil to replacement compressor as drained from failed compressor.

Remove defective components. Add the proper amount of oil to each replacement component. Most recovery/recycling equipment will measure the amount of oil being removed. This is the amount of oil to be added back to the system, follow manufactures instructions provided with the recovery/recycling station.

Concorde, Int...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Oldsmobile Cutlass AUTOMOBILES

Disc Brakes -> AC-Delco Single Piston Rear Disc Brake (Type 2) -> Caliper Specifications
Vehicle: 1997 Oldsmobile Cutlass GLS 3.1 V6 GAS

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Oldsmobile Cutlass AUTOMOBILES

General Motors Corp./Saturn Passenger Cars -> Fuel Pressure Relief -> Except Aveo, LaCrosse, LeMans (1988-93), Malibu & Malibu Maxx (2004-05), Metro, Nova, Prizm, Spectrum & Storm -> Engine Fuel Pressure Service Port -> Engines Less Fuel Pressure Service Port
Vehicle: 1997 Oldsmobile Cutlass GLS 3.1 V6 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 strateg...

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

CV AXLE SHAFT, Replace
Vehicle: 1997 Oldsmobile Cutlass GLS 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 GLS 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 -> Check Engine Or Service Now Soon Engine Indicator Lamps (Gasoline Engines w/Electronic Engine Controls Or EFI) -> Except LeMans, Metro, Prizm, Storm & Vibe
Vehicle: 1997 Oldsmobile Cutlass GLS 3.1 V6 GAS

The Check Engine lamp should light when the ignition is turned On. When the engine is started, the lamp should go off. If the lamp remains on for 10 seconds or constantly after the engine is started, the self diagnosis system has detected a fault condition and has stored a code in the system Electronic Control Module (ECM) or Powertrain Control Module (PCM). After diagnosis and repair, the ECM memory can be cleared of codes as follows:

On models except Cadillac with DEFI, remove the ECM/PCM fuse or disconnect the battery ground cable for approximately 30...

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Oldsmobile Cutlass AUTOMOBILES

Coolant Hose, Replace -> Lower -> Upper
Vehicle: 1997 Oldsmobile Cutlass GLS 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 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+.

Fuel Filter Diagram for 1997 Oldsmobile Cutlass  3.1 V6 GASFuel Filter Diagram for 1997 Oldsmobile Cutlass 3.1 V6 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Fuel Filter
  • LH Side Of Engine Compartment Diagram for 1997 Oldsmobile Cutlass  3.1 V6 GASLH Side Of Engine Compartment Diagram for 1997 Oldsmobile Cutlass 3.1 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Connector C-101
  • Ground G-101
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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:
  • Starter Motor
  • Knock Sensor
  • Crankshaft Position Sensor
  • Oil Pressure Sensor
  • A/C Compressor
  • 1997 Oldsmobile Cutlass GLS 3.1 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram1997 Oldsmobile Cutlass GLS 3.1 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • RH Front Power Window Switch
  • LH Front Power Window Switch
  • RH Front Power Window Motor
  • LH Front Power Window Motor
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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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