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

Compressor Service -> Application Chart -> Passenger Cars
Vehicle: 1997 Pontiac Sunfire GT 2.4 L4 GAS

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Pontiac Sunfire AUTOMOBILES

Anti-Lock Brakes -> Delphi (Delco-Moraine) Type VI -> DIAGNOSIS & TESTING -> 1997 -> 1997-98 -> 1997-98 Except 1998 Grand Prix -> 1998 -> 1998 Grand Prix -> Accessing Diagnostic Trouble Codes -> Achieva, Cutlass, Grand Am, Malibu & Skylark -> Camaro & Firebird -> Cavalier & Sunfire -> Century, Cutlass Supreme, Grand Prix, Intrigue, Lumina, Monte Carlo & Regal -> Clearing Diagnostic Trouble Codes -> Diagnostic Tests -> Diagnostic Trouble Code Interpretation -> Electromagnetic Interference Test -> Ignition Cycle Default -> Intermittents & Poor Connections -> Metro & Prizm -> Scan Tool
Vehicle: 1997 Pontiac Sunfire SE 2.4 L4 GAS

Accessing Diagnostic Trouble Codes

Diagnostic Trouble Codes (DTCs) may be read using a suitably programed scan tool. There are no provisions for flash code diagnostics.

  • Before beginning service, perform the following preliminary inspection:
    • Check master cylinder for proper brake fluid level.
    • Inspect hydraulic modulator for any leaks or wiring damage.
    • Inspect brakes at all four wheels to ensure no drag exists and that brakes are operating normally.
    • Check wheel bearings for any excessive wear or damage.
    • Inspect wheel speed sensors for correct air gap, solid sensor attachment, damaged...

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Pontiac Sunfire 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 Pontiac Sunfire SE 2.4 L4 GAS

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

CV AXLE SHAFT, Replace
Vehicle: 1997 Pontiac Sunfire SE 2.2 L4 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 Pontiac Sunfire AUTOMOBILES

Starter, Replace
Vehicle: 1997 Pontiac Sunfire GT 2.4 L4 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Remove air inlet duct to throttle body.
  • Remove top starter bolt, then raise and support v...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Pontiac Sunfire AUTOMOBILES

General Motors Corp./Saturn Cars -> Reduce Engine Power Indicator Lamp ->
Vehicle: 1997 Pontiac Sunfire SE 2.2 L4 GAS

The Reduce Engine Power indicator lamp should light for a approximately 3 seconds when the ignition is turned on as a bulb check. If the warning lamp turns on during vehicle operation, a vehicl...

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Pontiac Sunfire AUTOMOBILES

Coolant Hose, Replace -> Lower -> Upper
Vehicle: 1997 Pontiac Sunfire SE 2.2 L4 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 surge tank using hose clamp pliers.
  • Remove radiator outlet hose from surge tank.
  • Reposition hose clamp from coolant outlet using hose clamp pliers.
  • Remove radiator outlet hose from co...

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Pontiac Sunfire AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 1997 Pontiac Sunfire GT 2.4 L4 GAS

  • Rotate or lift the belt tensioner arm, using a suitable tool to relieve tension from dr...

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COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS FOR 1997 Pontiac Sunfire AUTOMOBILES

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

Under RH Front Seat Diagram for 1997 Pontiac Sunfire SE 2.2 L4 GASUnder RH Front Seat Diagram for 1997 Pontiac Sunfire SE 2.2 L4 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Sensing Diagnostic Module
  • Instrument Panel
  • Floor Pan
  • Center Rear Of Engine Compartment Diagram for 1997 Pontiac Sunfire SE 2.2 L4 GASCenter Rear Of Engine Compartment Diagram for 1997 Pontiac Sunfire SE 2.2 L4 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Fuel Injector
  • Connector C-118
  • Splice S-104
  • Splice S-105
  • Splice S-165
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR 1997 Pontiac Sunfire AUTOMOBILES

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

    1997 Pontiac Sunfire SE 2.2 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram1997 Pontiac Sunfire SE 2.2 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Brake Fluid Level Switch
  • Brake Indicator
  • Brake Switch
  • Antilock Brake Indicator
  • 1997 Pontiac Sunfire SE 2.2 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram1997 Pontiac Sunfire SE 2.2 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Turn/Hazard Headlamp Switch Assembly
  • Horn Relay
  • Horn
  • Horn Switch
  • Convenience Center
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR 1997 Pontiac Sunfire AUTOMOBILES

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

    Document: Revised General Motors New Vehicle Tire Warranty Program
    Vehicle: 1997 Pontiac Sunfire GT 2.4 L4 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 Sunfire GT 2.4 L4 GAS

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

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