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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

Vacuum & Wiring Diagrams -> Passenger Cars -> Air Conditioning
Vehicle: 1997 Pontiac Sunfire SE 2.2 L4 GAS

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Pontiac Sunfire AUTOMOBILES

Drum Brakes -> Types 1 & 2 -> Inspection -> Adjuster Mechanism -> Backing Plate -> Brake Drums -> Brake Linings & Springs -> Parking Brake Cable
Vehicle: 1997 Pontiac Sunfire SE 2.4 L4 GAS

  • Inspect components for damage or wear. Replace as necessary.
  • Inspect wheel cylinder boots for tears, cuts or heat damage. Replace as necessary.
  • On type 1 brakes, remove wheel cylinder links. If fluid spills from boot center hole, replace wheel cylinder.
  • On type 2 brakes, use a small screwdriver to pry center hole of boot away from piston. If fluid spills from center hole, replace wheel cylinder.
  • On all types, light fluid coatings on piston within cylinder is considered normal.
  • Inspect backing plate for evidence of axle seal leakage.
  • Inspect backing plate attaching bolts, and ensure they ar...

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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 2.2 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 SE 2.2 L4 GAS

  • Raise and support vehicle, then remove bolts attaching starter motor and bracket to engine.
  • Lower starter motor and disco...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Pontiac Sunfire AUTOMOBILES

General Motors Corp./Saturn Cars -> Check Engine Or Service Now Soon Engine Indicator Lamps (Gasoline Engines w/Electronic Engine Controls Or EFI) -> Except LeMans, Metro, Prizm, Storm & Vibe
Vehicle: 1997 Pontiac Sunfire GT 2.4 L4 GAS

The Check Engine lamp should light when the ignition is turned On. When the engine is started, the lamp should go off. If the lamp remains on for 10 seconds or constantly after the engine is started, the self diagnosis system has detected a fault condition and has stored a code in the system Electronic Control Module (ECM) or Powertrain Control Module (PCM). After diagnosis and repair, the ECM memory can be cleared of codes as follows:

On models except Cadillac with DEFI, remove the ECM/PCM fuse or disconnect the battery ground cable for approximately 30...

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Pontiac Sunfire AUTOMOBILES

Heater Hose, Replace -> Inlet -> Outlet
Vehicle: 1997 Pontiac Sunfire SE 2.2 L4 GAS

Inlet

  • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
  • Reposition heater hose inlet clamp at heater pipe using hose clamp pliers.
  • Remove heater inlet hose from heater pipe.
  • 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 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+.

HVAC Assembly Diagram for 1997 Pontiac Sunfire GT 2.4 L4 GASHVAC Assembly Diagram for 1997 Pontiac Sunfire GT 2.4 L4 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Blower Motor
  • Defrost
  • Air Inlet Valve
  • Defroster Valve Actuator
  • Air Inlet Valve Actuator
  • 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 SE 2.2 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram1997 Pontiac Sunfire SE 2.2 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Folding Top Switch
  • Folding Top Relay
  • RH Folding Top Motor
  • 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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