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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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    Get Full Access Automotix DIY provides automotive consumers and do it yourselfers; the most comprehensive repair information about 1997 Pontiac Firebird car and truck repair procedures including Pontiac engine diagrams, wiring diagrams, repair work estimating measures, technical service bulletins, auto body work guidance, starter & alternator replacement procedures, serpentine belt replacement procedures, radiator & hose replacement procedures, tune-up & drivability specifications, quick lube illustrations, preventive maintenance guide, engine light reset instructions, parts removal and install procedures, fuel filter replacement directions, component location diagrams, air filter locations & replacement instructions, a/c system specifications, and general auto service procedures. You don't have to be a car mechanic or technician to know how to fix your Pontiac Firebird automobile. Try the Automotix DIY solution today!
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    A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Pontiac Firebird AUTOMOBILES

    Compressor Service -> Harrison HD6/HT6 Compressor -> Shaft Seal, Replace -> Installation -> Removal
    Vehicle: 1997 Pontiac Firebird Trans AM 5.7 V8 GAS

    Removal
    • Recover refrigerant as outlined under >, then loosen and reposition compressor in brackets.
    • Remove clutch plate and hub as outlined under "Compressor Clutch Service."
    • Remove shaft seal retaining ring.
    • Clean inside of compressor neck area around shaft and seal seat to prevent damage to compressor from entry of dirt.
    • Place seal protector tool No. J-33021, or equivalent, over end of shaft to avoid chipping ceramic seat. Engage knurled tangs of seal seat remover/installer tool No. J-23128-A, or equivalent, into recessed portion of seal seat by turning handle clockwise. Remove s...

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    BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Pontiac Firebird AUTOMOBILES

    Disc Brakes -> AC-Delco Single Piston Front Disc Brake (Type 2) -> Caliper Service -> Disassemble -> Replace
    Vehicle: 1997 Pontiac Firebird Formula 5.7 V8 GAS

    Replace
    • Remove approximately 2/3 of brake fluid from master cylinder.
    • Raise and support front of vehicle, then remove wheel and tire assembly.
    • Using suitable C-clamp, push piston back into caliper bore, Fig. .
    • If caliper assembly is being removed for service, 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 not crimp brake hose, as this may damage internal structure of hose. If only shoe and lining assemblies are to be replaced, do not disconnect brake line fitting fr...

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    FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Pontiac Firebird AUTOMOBILES

    General Motors Corp./Saturn Passenger Cars -> Component Locations -> 1993-02 Camaro & Firebird
    Vehicle: 1997 Pontiac Firebird Trans AM 5.7 V8 GAS

    Refer t...

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    DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Pontiac Firebird AUTOMOBILES

    DRIVESHAFT, Replace
    Vehicle: 1997 Pontiac Firebird Formula 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

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

    Refer to Fi...

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    MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Pontiac Firebird AUTOMOBILES

    General Motors Corp./Saturn Cars -> Anti-Lock Warning Lamp ->
    Vehicle: 1997 Pontiac Firebird 3.8 V6 GAS

    This lamp should light when the ignition is turned On. The lamp may light for as long as 30 seconds as a bulb and system inspection. If lamp remains lit or lights while operating the vehicle, a fault condition in the anti-lock brake system is indicated. When lamp is lit, turn ignition Off, then restart engine. If l...

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    RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Pontiac Firebird AUTOMOBILES

    Heater Hose, Replace -> Inlet -> Outlet
    Vehicle: 1997 Pontiac Firebird 3.8 V6 GAS

    Inlet

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

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    SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Pontiac Firebird AUTOMOBILES

    Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
    Vehicle: 1997 Pontiac Firebird Trans AM 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+.

    RH Side Of Engine Compartment Diagram for 1997 Pontiac Firebird  3.8 V6 GASRH Side Of Engine Compartment Diagram for 1997 Pontiac Firebird 3.8 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Powertrain Control Module
  • Engine Coolant Level Sensor
  • Ground G-105
  • No.1 Horn
  • No.2 Horn
  • Upper LH Side Of Engine Diagram for 1997 Pontiac Firebird  3.8 V6 GASUpper LH Side Of Engine Diagram for 1997 Pontiac Firebird 3.8 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Exhaust Gas Recirculation Vacuum Control Signal Solenoid Valve
  • Electronic Ignition Coil Module
  • No.5 Fuel Injector
  • No.1 Fuel Injector
  • No.3 Fuel Injector
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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:
  • Cruise Control Module
  • Multi-Function Lever
  • Cruise Switch
  • Clutch Anticipate Clutch Release Switch
  • Cruise Release Brake Switch
  • 1997 Pontiac Firebird Trans AM 5.7 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram1997 Pontiac Firebird Trans AM 5.7 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Convertible Top Switch
  • Convertible Top Pump Assembly
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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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