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

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

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    Vehicle: 1997 Suzuki Sidekick JX 1.6 L4 GAS

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    BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Suzuki Sidekick AUTOMOBILES

    Hydraulic Brake Systems -> Description
    Vehicle: 1997 Suzuki Sidekick JX 1.6 L4 GAS

    When the brake pedal is depressed, a vacuum builds up in the booster which amplifies the pedal force, pressing on the piston in the master cylinder. The piston raises the hydraulic pressure in the cylinder. This hydraulic pressure ...

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    FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Suzuki Sidekick AUTOMOBILES

    Suzuki -> Fuel Filter Scheduled Maintenance -> 1996-98 Sidekick & X90 -> Normal Service -> Severe Service
    Vehicle: 1997 Suzuki Sidekick JS 1.6 L4 GAS

    Normal Service

    Replace every 3...

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

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

    Wrap metal parts with a cloth or rubber material. Rubber boot may be damaged due to interference with adjacent metal parts during removal.

    • Disconnect battery ground cable.
    • Place vehicle in neutral.
    • Release parking brake.
    • Raise and support vehicle and support it with safety stands in proper locations.
    • Drain transmission oil into suitable container.
    • Place reference mark on front driveline and rear differential flange. Paint is recommended for match marks. Never damage rear driveline shaft flange yoke or companion flange
    • Remove bolts and then remove driveline from rear differential. R...

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    STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Suzuki Sidekick AUTOMOBILES

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

    • Disconnect battery ground (-) cable at battery.
    • Disconnect alternator lead wire and coupler.
    • Disconnect canister with canister mounting...

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    MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Suzuki Sidekick AUTOMOBILES

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

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    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 ...

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    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
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    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:
  • Transmission Control Module
  • Shift Solenoid
  • Condenser
  • Headlight Relay
  • Park Neutral Switch
  • 1997 Suzuki Sidekick JS 1.6 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram1997 Suzuki Sidekick JS 1.6 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Rear Washer Motor
  • Rear Wiper Motor
  • Illumination Controller
  • Rear Wiper And Washer Switch
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    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
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    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

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