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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

    Cooling Fans -> Passenger Cars Except Saturn -> Technical Service Bulletins -> Bonneville, Century, Cutlass Ciera & Cruiser, Eighty Eight, LeSabre, Ninety Eight & Park Avenue -> Cooling Fan Discharges Battery
    Vehicle: 1997 Pontiac Firebird Trans AM 5.7 V8 GAS

    Cooling Fan Discharges Battery
    Bonneville, Century, Cutlass Ciera & Cruiser, Eighty Eight, LeSabre, Ninety Eight & Park Avenue

    On these models, this condition may occur, and if the cooling fan relay has failed because its contact points stuck together, the cause may either be the air conditioning system or the cooling fan temperature switch.

    If the cooling fan motor is operating within acceptable current draw limits (20 amps on low speed or 35 amps on high speed), inspect the A/C high side pressure with the system operating. High side pressure s...

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    BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Pontiac Firebird AUTOMOBILES

    Hydraulic Brake Systems -> Component Replacement -> Master Cylinder
    Vehicle: 1997 Pontiac Firebird Trans AM 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 Filter Replacement -> Except Aveo, Chevette 1.8L Diesel, Corvette, GTO, LaCrosse, Malibu (2004-06) & Malibu Maxx, Vibe, XLR, 2004-05 Corvette & 1998-2002 Metro & Prizm
    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 v...

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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

    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 Trans AM 5.7 V8 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

    Coolant Hose, Replace -> Lower -> Upper
    Vehicle: 1997 Pontiac Firebird Formula 5.7 V8 GAS

    Lower

    • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
    • Disconnect (IAT) intake air temperature and (MAF) mass airflow sensor sensor electrical connector.
    • Remove air cleaner and air intake duct.
    • Reposition hose clamp from radiator using hose clamp pliers.
    • Remove radiator outlet hose from radiator.
    • Reposition hose clamp from water outlet using hose clamp pliers.
    • Remove radiator outlet hose from water outlet and from vehicle.
    • Reverse procedure to install.

    Upper

    • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
    • Disconnect (I...

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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+.

    Above LH Side Of Floor Tunnel Diagram for 1997 Pontiac Firebird  3.8 V6 GASAbove LH Side Of Floor Tunnel Diagram for 1997 Pontiac Firebird 3.8 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • High Blower Relay
  • HVAC Duct
  • Front Engine Cover Diagram for 1997 Pontiac Firebird  3.8 V6 GASFront Engine Cover Diagram for 1997 Pontiac Firebird 3.8 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Oil Pressure Switch
  • Camshaft Position Sensor
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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:
  • A/C Compressor Clutch
  • HVAC Control
  • A/C Evaporator Temperature Sensor
  • A/C Compressor Relay
  • Selector Switch
  • 1997 Pontiac Firebird Formula 5.7 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram1997 Pontiac Firebird Formula 5.7 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Data Link Connector
  • Body Control Module
  • Inflatable Restraint Diagnostic Energy Reserve Module
  • Passenger Inflator Module
  • Driver Inflator Module
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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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