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1997 Pontiac Sunfire 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 Sunfire AUTOMOBILES

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Vehicle: 1997 Pontiac Sunfire GT 2.4 L4 GAS

Passenger Cars

The Sensing and Diagnostic Module (SDM) can maintain enough voltage to cause air bag deployment for up to 10 minutes after the ignition is turned Off and the battery is disconnected. Servicing the Supplemental air bag (SIR) system during this period may result in accidental deployment and personal injury.

Achieva & Skylark
1994-96
  • Ensure front wheels are in straight-ahead position.
  • Turn ignition switch to LOCK position.
  • Remove AIR BAG fuse from fuse block.
  • On 1995 models, remove lefthand sound insulator panel to ac...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Pontiac Sunfire AUTOMOBILES

Drum Brakes -> Types 1 & 2 -> Precautions
Vehicle: 1997 Pontiac Sunfire GT 2.4 L4 GAS

When working on or around brake assemblies, care must be taken to prevent breathing asbestos dust, as many manufacturers incorporate asbestos fibers in the production of brake linings. During routine service operations the amount of asbestos dust from brake lining wear is at a low level due to a chemical breakdown during use, and a few precautions will minimize exposure.

  • Do not sand or grind brake linings unless suitable local exhaust ventilation equipment is used to prevent excessive asbestos exposure.
  • Wear a suitable respirator approved for asbestos dust use during all repair proced...

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Pontiac Sunfire 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 Sunfire GT 2.4 L4 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 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

Alternator, Replace
Vehicle: 1997 Pontiac Sunfire SE 2.2 L4 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Disconnect electrical connections to alternator, then th...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Pontiac Sunfire AUTOMOBILES

General Motors Corp./Saturn Cars -> Check Gauge Warning Lamp ->
Vehicle: 1997 Pontiac Sunfire SE 2.2 L4 GAS

The Check Gauge warning lamp will light to warn the driver to inspect the oil pressure gauge, engine coolant temperature ga...

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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 SE 2.2 L4 GAS

  • Remove coolant reservoir.
  • Rotate tensioner clockwise with a 15mm wrench ...

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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+.

LH Side Of Engine Compartment Harnesses Diagram for 1997 Pontiac Sunfire GT 2.4 L4 GASLH Side Of Engine Compartment Harnesses Diagram for 1997 Pontiac Sunfire GT 2.4 L4 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • I/P Wiring Harness
  • Splice S-107
  • Splice S-112
  • Engine Wiring Harness
  • Splice S-171
  • LH Rear Of Engine Compartment & Front Of Dash Diagram for 1997 Pontiac Sunfire SE 2.2 L4 GASLH Rear Of Engine Compartment & Front Of Dash Diagram for 1997 Pontiac Sunfire SE 2.2 L4 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Wiper Motor Assembly
  • Grommet P-200
  • ABS Actuator Motor Assembly Connectors
  • Dash Panel Rear Extension
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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 GT 2.4 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram1997 Pontiac Sunfire GT 2.4 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Coolant Fan
  • ABS
  • Power Distribution
  • Anti-Lock Brakes
  • HVAC Blower Control
  • 1997 Pontiac Sunfire SE 2.2 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram1997 Pontiac Sunfire SE 2.2 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Rear Defogger
  • Heater A/C and Rear Defogger Control Assembly
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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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