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A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Toyota 4runner AUTOMOBILES

Toyota -> Component Replacement & Adjustment -> Thermostat, Replace -> 2RZ-FE & 3RZ-FE Engines -> 3RZ-FE Engine -> 5VZ-FE Engine -> Avalon & Camry w/1MZ-FE Engine -> Camry & Celica w/5S-FE Engine -> Celica & Corolla w/4A-FE & 7A-FE Engines -> Land Cruiser -> Paseo & Tercel -> Previa -> RAV4 -> Supra -> T100 -> Tacoma & 4Runner
Vehicle: 1997 Toyota 4runner Limited 3.4 V6 GAS

Celica & Corolla w/4A-FE & 7A-FE Engines
  • Drain engine coolant.
  • Remove water inlet housing attaching nuts, then remove water housing.
  • Remove thermostat and gasket.
  • Reverse procedure to install.
Avalon & Camry w/1MZ-FE Engine
  • Drain engine coolant.
  • Remove air cleaner cap, volume air flow meter and air cleaner hose as follows:
    • Disconnect volume air flow meter electrical connector and wire clamp.
    • Disconnect accelerator cable clamp and PCV hose.
    • Loosen air cleaner hose clamp bolt.
    • Disconnect four air ...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Toyota 4runner AUTOMOBILES

Power Brake Units -> Precautions -> Audio Coded Anti-Theft System
Vehicle: 1997 Toyota 4runner 2.7 L4 GAS

Audio Coded Anti-Theft System

Some models are equipped with an audio coded anti-theft system that will disable the radio when the battery cable is disconnected. The system can be identified by the "ANTI-THEFT SYSTEM" on the cassette tape lid. Obtain 3 digit customer code for input. Reset system after service as follows:

  • Obtain 3 digit audio anti-theft code.
  • Depress 1 (PROG) while depressing righthand side of TUNE SEEK button,- - - will appear in tape operation display.
  • To enter the first digit, depress 1 (PROG) button repeatedly until the number of times depressed equals the first digit b...

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Toyota 4runner AUTOMOBILES

Toyota -> Component Locations -> 1995-04 Tacoma & 1996-02 4Runner
Vehicle: 1997 Toyota 4runner SR5 3.4 V6 GAS

Ref...

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DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Toyota 4runner AUTOMOBILES

DRIVESHAFT, Replace
Vehicle: 1997 Toyota 4runner SR5 3.4 V6 GAS

  • Place vehicle in neutral.
  • Release parking brake.
  • Raise and support vehicle and support it with safety stands in proper locations.
  • Place reference mark on driveline and differential flange. Paint is recommended for match marks. Never damage rear driveline shaft differential flange.
  • Remove bolt...

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Toyota 4runner AUTOMOBILES

Alternator, Replace
Vehicle: 1997 Toyota 4runner 2.7 L4 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground cable at battery.
  • Loosen lock bolt, pivot bolt, nut and adjusting bolt.
  • Remove drive belt.
  • Disconnect alternator connector.
  • Remove nut, and disconnect alternator wire.
  • Disconnect wire harness with clip.
  • Remove lock bolt, pivot bolt, nut and ...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Toyota 4runner AUTOMOBILES

Toyota -> Malfunction Indicator Lamp (MIL) ->
Vehicle: 1997 Toyota 4runner SR5 3.4 V6 GAS

On some models equipped with OBD II, the MIL will also illuminate if the fuel tank filler cap is not properly tightened. Tighten fuel tank filler cap until it clicks.

The MIL should light when the ignition switch is placed in the On position without starting the engine. When the engine is started, the lamp should go out. If it remains lit, a fault has been detected by the diagnostic system and has logged a diagnostic trouble code. If the fault does not occur again within three trips, the lamp will go out but a diagnostic tro...

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Toyota 4runner AUTOMOBILES

Radiator, Replace
Vehicle: 1997 Toyota 4runner 2.7 L4 GAS

  • Remove engine under cover, the drain engine coolant into a suitable container.
  • Disconnect radiator reservoir hose from radiator, then radiator upper hose from radiator.
  • Disconnect radiator lower hose from radiator, then the automatic transmission oil cooler hoses from radiator.
  • Remove radiator reservoir tank, then the automatic transmission oil cooler hoses from clamp on radiator shroud.
  • Loosen fan...

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Toyota 4runner AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 1997 Toyota 4runner 2.7 L4 GAS

  • Rotate or lift the belt tensioner arm, using a suitable tool to relieve tension from dr...

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COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS FOR 1997 Toyota 4runner AUTOMOBILES

Component location diagrams for most 1997 Toyota 4runner cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

Body Grounds & Harness To Harness Connector Locations Diagram for 1997 Toyota 4runner Limited 3.4 V6 GASBody Grounds & Harness To Harness Connector Locations Diagram for 1997 Toyota 4runner Limited 3.4 V6 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Front Door LH Wire
  • Front Door RH Wire
  • Roof Wire
  • Floor Wire
  • Rear Door LH Wire
  • Seat Grounds & Harness To Harness Connector Locations Diagram for 1997 Toyota 4runner Limited 3.4 V6 GASSeat Grounds & Harness To Harness Connector Locations Diagram for 1997 Toyota 4runner Limited 3.4 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Floor Wire
  • Connector BT-1
  • Connector BU-1
  • Seat No.1 Wire
  • Seat No.2 Wire
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR 1997 Toyota 4runner AUTOMOBILES

    OEM drawn wiring diagrams for most 1997 Toyota 4runner cars and light trucks sold in the U.S.

    1997 Toyota 4runner  2.7 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram1997 Toyota 4runner 2.7 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Battery
  • Ignition Switch
  • Airbag Sensor Assembly
  • 1997 Toyota 4runner SR5 3.4 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram1997 Toyota 4runner SR5 3.4 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Battery
  • Ignition Switch
  • Rear Differential Lock Detection Switch
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR 1997 Toyota 4runner AUTOMOBILES

    OEM TSB listings for most 1997 Toyota 4runner cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1985+.

    Document: A340 TRANSMISSION SOLENOID IDENTIFICATION
    Vehicle: 1997 Toyota 4runner 2.7 L4 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Automatic Trans, Coolers, Torque Converter
  • Document: SEAT BELT TONGUE PLATE STOPPER REPLACEMENT - REVISED
    Vehicle: 1997 Toyota 4runner 2.7 L4 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Seats, Belts, Interior Trim, Carpets, Air Bags
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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR 1997 Toyota 4runner AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most 1997 Toyota 4runner 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 Toyota 4runner 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 Toyota 4runner 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 Toyota 4runner 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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