Auto Parts Search


      Over 40 million used auto parts online. Shop online for auto and truck parts and save up to 75%

1997 Suzuki Sidekick CAR/TRUCK REPAIR PROCEDURES AND DIAGRAMS - WHAT Suzuki REPAIR SHOPS DON'T WANT YOU TO KNOW

Learn how to repair a car or truck, install or remove parts, wire an engine, reset warning lights, replace fuel filter, fix auto body and more. Get Automotix DIY!

    Automotive Domain Names

    Help me findSearch

    Select Section

    Get Full Access Automotix DIY provides automotive consumers and do it yourselfers; the most comprehensive repair information about 1997 Suzuki Sidekick 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 Sidekick automobile. Try the Automotix DIY solution today!
    DIY REPAIR SAMPLES > CONTINUE EXPLORING >
    Using the Automotix DIY repair procedures will save you hundreds and even thousands of dollars! In addition, it will save you hours of touring the city searching for Suzuki mechanics you can trust. The Automotix DIY solution is particularly affordable. A full access to the entire DIY repair procedures and diagrams for your 1997 Suzuki Sidekick vehicle will cost less than a single gallon of gas. Here are some of the DIY repair tips and procedures you will find here:

    A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Suzuki Sidekick AUTOMOBILES

    Suzuki -> Wiring Diagrams -> A/C System
    Vehicle: 1997 Suzuki Sidekick JS 1.6 L4 GAS

    [[table data]]

    CLICK HERE TO GET FULL ACCESS TO 1997 Suzuki Sidekick A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES

    BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Suzuki Sidekick AUTOMOBILES

    Drum Brakes -> Adjustments -> Parking Brake -> Service Brake
    Vehicle: 1997 Suzuki Sidekick JA 1.6 L4 GAS

    Parking Brake

    • Parking brake lever should be adjusted as follows:
      • On Esteem models, 3-5 notches.
      • On Grand Vitara, Sidekick, Vitara and X-90 models, 5-7 notches.
      • On Swift models, 4-9 notches.
    • On all models, lever should be adjusted with 44 lbs. of pull applied, Fig. .
    • Adjust travel by loosening self lock...

    CLICK HERE TO GET FULL ACCESS TO 1997 Suzuki Sidekick BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES

    FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Suzuki Sidekick 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 Sidekick JX 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...

    CLICK HERE TO GET FULL ACCESS TO 1997 Suzuki Sidekick FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES

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

    DRIVESHAFT U-JOINT, Replace -> Assembly -> Disassemble -> Snap Ring Type
    Vehicle: 1997 Suzuki Sidekick JA 1.6 L4 GAS

    Disassemble

    Snap Ring Type

    This procedure describes a driveline equipped with cardan joint in tube yoke. Driveline equipped with companion/slip yoke repeat steps to remove remaining cardan joint.

    • Place driveshaft on suitable workbench. Do not damage driveshaft when servicing on workbench. Ensure driveline and components are reference marked to prevent driveline imbalance.
    • Tap outside of bearing cap with a drift to loosen snap ring.
    • Remove snap rings from both sides of yoke using suitable tool.
    • Position yoke with grease fitting pointing up, if equipped.
    • Position socket with ...

    CLICK HERE TO GET FULL ACCESS TO 1997 Suzuki Sidekick DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES

    STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Suzuki Sidekick AUTOMOBILES

    Starter, Replace
    Vehicle: 1997 Suzuki Sidekick JX 1.6 L4 GAS

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

    CLICK HERE TO GET FULL ACCESS TO 1997 Suzuki Sidekick STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES

    MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Suzuki Sidekick AUTOMOBILES

    Suzuki -> Air Bag Warning Lamp ->
    Vehicle: 1997 Suzuki Sidekick JX 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...

    CLICK HERE TO GET FULL ACCESS TO 1997 Suzuki Sidekick MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES

    RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Suzuki Sidekick AUTOMOBILES

    Radiator, Replace
    Vehicle: 1997 Suzuki Sidekick Sport 1.8 L4 GAS

    • Drain cooling system.
    • Disconnect cooling fan electrical connector.
    • On models equipped with automatic transmission,disconnect transmission cooler lines at radiator.
    • On all mod...

    CLICK HERE TO GET FULL ACCESS TO 1997 Suzuki Sidekick RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES

    SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Suzuki Sidekick AUTOMOBILES

    Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
    Vehicle: 1997 Suzuki Sidekick JA 1.6 L4 GAS

    • Disconnect battery ground cable at battery.
    • On models with air conditioning, loosen air conditioning drive belt adjusting bolt and ...

    CLICK HERE TO GET FULL ACCESS TO 1997 Suzuki Sidekick SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES

    COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS FOR 1997 Suzuki Sidekick AUTOMOBILES

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

    Engine Control Component Locations Diagram for 1997 Suzuki Sidekick JS 1.6 L4 GASEngine Control Component Locations Diagram for 1997 Suzuki Sidekick JS 1.6 L4 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Transmission Range Switch
  • Data Link Connector
  • Vehicle Speed Sensor
  • TP Sensor
  • Tank Pressure Control Solenoid Vacuum Valve
  • CLICK HERE TO GET FULL ACCESS TO 1997 Suzuki Sidekick PARTS/COMPONENTS LOCATION DIAGRAMS!

    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR 1997 Suzuki Sidekick AUTOMOBILES

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

    1997 Suzuki Sidekick JS 1.6 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram1997 Suzuki Sidekick JS 1.6 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Antilock Brake System Control Module
  • 1997 Suzuki Sidekick JS 1.6 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram1997 Suzuki Sidekick JS 1.6 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Ignition Switch
  • Right Front Power Window Switch
  • Left Front Power Window Motor
  • Right Front Power Window Motor
  • CLICK HERE TO GET FULL ACCESS TO 1997 Suzuki Sidekick WIRING DIAGRAMS!

    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR 1997 Suzuki Sidekick AUTOMOBILES

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

    Document: OIL LEAK IDENTIFICATION
    Vehicle: 1997 Suzuki Sidekick JS 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 Sidekick JS 1.6 L4 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Electronic Devices, Computers, PROMS, Sensors
  • CLICK HERE TO GET FULL ACCESS TO 1997 Suzuki Sidekick TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS!

    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR 1997 Suzuki Sidekick AUTOMOBILES

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

    CLICK HERE TO GET FULL ACCESS TO 1997 Suzuki Sidekick SPECIFICATIONS DATA!

    Shop online for auto body parts, engines, wheels, lights...

    Click here to view more details about 1998 Suzuki Sidekick Headlight Door, Passenger Side1998 Suzuki Sidekick Headlight Door, Passenger Side, Single type; Made of high impact polymer for extra strength and durability; Built to exact factory specification for a precise fit; Enhances the looks of your vehicle; Backed by 1-year, unlimited-mileage warranty..

    Source: Auto Body Parts Store

    $30.36

    Click here to view more details about 1989 Suzuki Sidekick Bumper Reinforcement, Front1989 Suzuki Sidekick Bumper Reinforcement, Front, A high quality, direct fit OE replacement bumper reinforcement; Backed by 1-year, unlimited-mileage warranty..

    Source: Auto Body Parts Store

    $30.77

    Click here to view more details1998 Suzuki Sidekick Radiator, Radiator; Manual Transmission; Except Sport, , .

    Source: Wheels / Rims, Mirrors & Lights Store

    $94.45

    Click here to view more details1993 Suzuki Sidekick L4, 1.6 L, 1590 CC, 97 CID Rebuilt Engine, Warranty: 3-Year/100,000 Mile, .

    Source: Rebuilt Engines Store

    Ad Hoc

    Click here to view more details1992 Suzuki Sidekick Used Air Cleaner Assembly, 1.6, AUTO, RWD, Very Good.

    Source: Used Auto Parts Store

    $88.00

    Click here to view more details1989 Suzuki Sidekick Used Distributor, Very Good.

    Source: Used Auto Parts Store

    $141.00
    More parts
    Help me findSearch
    Auto Repair Quick Search
    Help me find
    Search DIY repair manuals by VIN...
    Vehicle Identification Number is a unique serial number used by the automotive industry to identify individual motor vehicles

    Find out what info we have for your vehicle

    Get the Complete Technical Service Bulletins!
    Get the Complete Technical Service Bulletins!Access diagrams and repair information such as wiring diagrams, diagnosis and repair charts, manufacturer service bulletins, and OEM Part numbers of your 1997 Suzuki Sidekick vehicle.
    Access the Complete guide!
    Need To Fix Your Car or Truck?
    Save Money With Free Car Insurance Quote
    FREE car insurance quote
    Enter Zip Code:
    GOT A WEBSITE?Make money with Automotix

    Make money with Automotix Partner Program.

    Learn more

    Auto Repair Quick Search
    Help me find