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

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A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Pontiac Firebird AUTOMOBILES

Vacuum & Wiring Diagrams -> Passenger Cars -> Air Conditioning
Vehicle: 1997 Pontiac Firebird Formula 5.7 V8 GAS

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Pontiac Firebird AUTOMOBILES

Hydraulic Brake Systems -> Component Replacement -> Master Cylinder
Vehicle: 1997 Pontiac Firebird Formula 5.7 V8 GAS

Master Cylinder
  • Disconnect retainer and electrical connector from fluid level sensor.
  • Drain brake fluid from master cylinder reservoir.
  • Plug hose to prevent fluid loss or contamination.
  • Disconnect brake pipes from master cylinder.
  • Plug open pipes to prevent fluid loss or contamination.
  • R...

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Pontiac Firebird 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 Pontiac Firebird 3.8 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 Pontiac Firebird AUTOMOBILES

DRIVESHAFT, Replace
Vehicle: 1997 Pontiac Firebird Trans AM 5.7 V8 GAS

  • Raise and support vehicle, then mark relationship of propeller shaft assembly to pinion gear yoke.
  • On two-piece propeller shafts, remove bolts from center support bearing.
  • Remove center support bearing and washers from torque arm assembly.
  • On all propeller shafts, remove bolts and retainers, then the propeller ...

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Pontiac Firebird AUTOMOBILES

Starter, Replace -> Installation -> Removal
Vehicle: 1997 Pontiac Firebird Trans AM 5.7 V8 GAS

This vehicle was designed for starter mounting without shims. If single or double shims have been added to correct a noise or engagement problem, they should be reinstalled in their original positions to ensure proper pinion to flywheel assembly engagement.

Removal

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • Disconnect exhaust crossover pipe at manifolds.
  • Remove starter motor attaching bolts and lower starter motor assembly, Fig. .
  • Disconnect electrical connectors from starter motor assembly, then remove starter motor asse...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Pontiac Firebird AUTOMOBILES

General Motors Corp./Saturn Cars -> Low Coolant Lamp ->
Vehicle: 1997 Pontiac Firebird 3.8 V6 GAS

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Pontiac Firebird AUTOMOBILES

Radiator, Replace
Vehicle: 1997 Pontiac Firebird Formula 5.7 V8 GAS

  • On models equipped with ram air,remove hold down bolts, air box cover and air filter.
  • Remove air intake duct and air cleaner.
  • On models equipped with ram air,proceed as follows:
    • Disconnect electrical connector from air temperature sensor.
    • Remove vent hose clamp and hose from lower air box.
    • Remove clamp attaching rubber shoulder from lower air box to mass air flow sensor.
    • Remove bolt attaching lower air box to radiator support and lower box from vehicle.
  • On all models, raise and support vehicle.
  • Drain coolant and remove electrical connectors at engine coo...

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Pontiac Firebird AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 1997 Pontiac Firebird Formula 5.7 V8 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Lift tensioner upward and off drive belt...

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COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS FOR 1997 Pontiac Firebird AUTOMOBILES

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

Above LH Side Of Floor Tunnel Diagram for 1997 Pontiac Firebird Trans AM 5.7 V8 GASAbove LH Side Of Floor Tunnel Diagram for 1997 Pontiac Firebird Trans AM 5.7 V8 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • High Blower Relay
  • HVAC Duct
  • Rear Of Air Cleaner Duct Diagram for 1997 Pontiac Firebird  3.8 V6 GASRear Of Air Cleaner Duct Diagram for 1997 Pontiac Firebird 3.8 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Air Cleaner Duct
  • Intake Air Temperature Sensor Connector
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR 1997 Pontiac Firebird AUTOMOBILES

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

    1997 Pontiac Firebird Trans AM 5.7 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram1997 Pontiac Firebird Trans AM 5.7 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Service Engine Soon
  • Powertrain Control Module (PCM)
  • 1997 Pontiac Firebird Formula 5.7 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram1997 Pontiac Firebird Formula 5.7 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Headlamp Switch
  • Seat Belt Switch
  • Body Control Module
  • Ignition Key Warning Switch
  • LH Door Jamb Switch
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR 1997 Pontiac Firebird AUTOMOBILES

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

    Document: Revised General Motors New Vehicle Tire Warranty Program
    Vehicle: 1997 Pontiac Firebird 3.8 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 Pontiac Firebird 3.8 V6 GAS

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

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most 1997 Pontiac Firebird 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 Pontiac Firebird 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 Pontiac Firebird 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 Pontiac Firebird 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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