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1997 Suzuki Esteem CAR/TRUCK REPAIR PROCEDURES AND DIAGRAMS - WHAT Suzuki 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 Suzuki Esteem car and truck repair procedures including Suzuki 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 Suzuki Esteem automobile. Try the Automotix DIY solution today!
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    A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Suzuki Esteem AUTOMOBILES

    Suzuki -> Cooling Fans -> Diagnosis & Testing -> A/C Condenser Fan -> Engine Cooling Fan -> Esteem -> Sidekick & X-90 -> Swift
    Vehicle: 1997 Suzuki Esteem GL 1.6 L4 GAS

    Esteem

    The engine cooling fan is turned on and off by the radiator fan control (RFC) relay. The fan is turned On when temperatures rise above 205° F, and the fan is turned Off when the temperature dips below 196° F. If operation is not as described, check the following: RFC relay, ECT sensor, ECM, coolant temperature gauge and sender unit. Refer to "Engine Coolant Temperature Sensor" outlined under "A/C Component Diagnosis & Testing" for ECT sensor diagnosis.

    Swift
    Engine Cooling Fan
    • Start and run engine. Ensure engine coolant temperature is be...

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    BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Suzuki Esteem AUTOMOBILES

    Anti-lock Brakes -> Description
    Vehicle: 1997 Suzuki Esteem GL 1.6 L4 GAS

    The ABS controls the fluid pressure applied to the wheel cylinder of each brake from the master cylinder so that each wheel is not locked even when hard braking...

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    FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Suzuki Esteem AUTOMOBILES

    Suzuki -> Fuel Filter Replacement -> Except Aerio, 1998-02 Swift & 1999-02 Esteem -> Fuel System Pressure Relief -> Removal & Installation -> With Onboard Refueling Vapor Recovery System
    Vehicle: 1997 Suzuki Esteem GLX 1.6 L4 GAS

    With Onboard Refueling Vapor Recovery System

    Fuel System Pressure Relief
    • Loosen the fuel filler cap to relieve fuel tank pressure.
    • Remove the fuel pump relay/fuse from relay or fuse box located in engine compartment.
    • Start the engine and allow to stall. Crank the engine for several seconds more to ensure relief of any remaining fuel pressure.
    • Disconnect the battery ground cable.
    • Install the fuel pump relay/fuse.
    Removal & Installation

    Do not smoke or allow an open flame of any type when working on or near any fuel system related components. The highly flamma...

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    DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Suzuki Esteem AUTOMOBILES

    CV AXLE SHAFT, Replace -> Left Side -> Right Side
    Vehicle: 1997 Suzuki Esteem GL 1.6 L4 GAS

    Left Side

    • Raise and support vehicle, then remove front wheels.
    • Remove drain plug from transaxle and drain in suitable container.
    • Remove driveshaft nut.
    • Pull out driveshaft joint so as to release snap ring fitting of joint spline at differential side.
    • Disconnect stabilizer joint from suspension arm.
    • Remove ball stud bolt and then separate suspension arm from knuckle.
    • Pull out inboard joint from differential side and then wheel side joint fro steering knuckle.To prevent breakage of boots, use care not to bring them into contact with other parts when removing driveshaft assembly.
    • Re...

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    STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Suzuki Esteem AUTOMOBILES

    Starter, Replace
    Vehicle: 1997 Suzuki Esteem GL 1.6 L4 GAS

    • Disconnect battery ground cable.
    • Disconnect solenoid electrical connector and battery cabl...

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    MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Suzuki Esteem AUTOMOBILES

    Suzuki -> Air Bag Warning Lamp ->
    Vehicle: 1997 Suzuki Esteem GLX 1.6 L4 GAS

    When the ignition system is placed in the on position, the Air Bag Warning lamp will illuminate for a few seconds and then go off as a bulb check. I...

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    RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Suzuki Esteem AUTOMOBILES

    Coolant Hose, Replace -> Lower -> Upper
    Vehicle: 1997 Suzuki Esteem GLX 1.6 L4 GAS

    Lower

    • Disconnect battery ground cable.
    • Drain cooling system into a suitable container by loosening drain plug of radiator.
    • Reposition hose clamp at radiator outlet.
    • Remove hose from radiator.
    • Reposition hose clamp at thermostat housing.
    • Remove hose from thermostat housing.
    • Remove hose from vehicle.
    • Reverse procedure to...

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    SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Suzuki Esteem AUTOMOBILES

    Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
    Vehicle: 1997 Suzuki Esteem GL 1.6 L4 GAS

    • Disconnect battery ground cable at battery.
    • Remove engine under cover of right side from vehicle body.
    • On models with air conditioning and/or power steering, loosen power s...

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    COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS FOR 1997 Suzuki Esteem AUTOMOBILES

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

    Engine Compartment Component Locations Diagram for 1997 Suzuki Esteem GL 1.6 L4 GASEngine Compartment Component Locations Diagram for 1997 Suzuki Esteem GL 1.6 L4 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Data Link Connector
  • Transmission Control Module
  • Vehicle Speed Sensor
  • TP Sensor
  • Tank Pressure Control Solenoid Vacuum Valve
  • Relay & Fuse Box Locations Diagram for 1997 Suzuki Esteem GL 1.6 L4 GASRelay & Fuse Box Locations Diagram for 1997 Suzuki Esteem GL 1.6 L4 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Taillight Relay
  • Shift Lock Relay
  • Horn Relay
  • Headlight Relay
  • Fuel Pump Relay
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR 1997 Suzuki Esteem AUTOMOBILES

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

    1997 Suzuki Esteem GLX 1.6 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram1997 Suzuki Esteem GLX 1.6 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Ignition Switch
  • Radiator Fan Control Relay
  • Engine Control Module
  • ECT Sensor
  • 1997 Suzuki Esteem GLX 1.6 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram1997 Suzuki Esteem GLX 1.6 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Vehicle Speed Sensor
  • Ignition Switch
  • Combination Meter
  • Illumination Controller
  • Fuel Level Gauge
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR 1997 Suzuki Esteem AUTOMOBILES

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

    Document: OIL LEAK IDENTIFICATION
    Vehicle: 1997 Suzuki Esteem GL 1.6 L4 GAS

    Symptoms:
  • Leaks
  • Auto Systems:
  • Steering, Suspension
  • Drive Axles, Shafts, U-Joints, CV-Joints
  • Manual Trans, Clutches, Linkage, MTX
  • Automatic Trans, Coolers, Torque Converter
  • Gasoline Engines
  • Document: ERROR CODE 7156 WHEN ATTEMPTING TO PROGRAM OR REPROGRAM WITH PASS-THROUGH REPROGRAMMING SOFTWARE VERSION 1.9.0.2
    Vehicle: 1997 Suzuki Esteem GL 1.6 L4 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Electronic Devices, Computers, PROMS, Sensors
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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR 1997 Suzuki Esteem AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most 1997 Suzuki Esteem 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 Suzuki Esteem 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 Suzuki Esteem 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 Suzuki Esteem 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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