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1997 Toyota 4runner CAR/TRUCK REPAIR PROCEDURES AND DIAGRAMS - WHAT Toyota REPAIR SHOPS DON'T WANT YOU TO KNOW

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

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    Vehicle: 1997 Toyota 4runner SR5 3.4 V6 GAS

    Remove defective components. Add the proper amount of oil to each replacement component. Most recovery/recycling equipment will measure the amount of oil being removed. This is the amount of oil to be added back to the system, follow manufactures instructions provided with the recovery/recycling station.

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    When replacing compressor drain old and new units. Add oil to new compressor equal to 5.0 ozs. minus amount drained from old unit, but do not add more than 1.7 ozs. of oil.

    When replacing other system components add the following amount of new o...

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    BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Toyota 4runner AUTOMOBILES

    Disc Brakes -> Front Disc Brakes -> 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 -> Fuel Filter Scheduled Maintenance -> 1986-06 Models -> Normal Service -> Severe Service
    Vehicle: 1997 Toyota 4runner 2.7 L4 GAS

    Normal Service

    Service as r...

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

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

    • Disconnect battery negative cable at battery.
    • Disconnect connector from alternator.
    • Remove nut and disconnect wire from alternator.
    • Loosen adjust lock nut, adjusting bolt and pivot bolt, and remove drive belt.
    • Remove pivot bolt and adjusting lock nut.
    • Re...

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    MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Toyota 4runner AUTOMOBILES

    Toyota -> Automatic Transmission Oil Temperature Warning Lamp ->
    Vehicle: 1997 Toyota 4runner 2.7 L4 GAS

    This lamp will be illuminated when automatic transmission or transfer case fluid temperature exceeds 302°F. If the lamp lights, allow vehicle to operate at idle speed until fluid temperature falls below 248°F; t...

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    RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Toyota 4runner AUTOMOBILES

    Coolant Hose, Replace -> Lower -> Upper
    Vehicle: 1997 Toyota 4runner SR5 3.4 V6 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 water inlet.
    • Remove hose from water inlet.
    • Remove hose from vehicle.
    • Reverse procedure t...

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    SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Toyota 4runner AUTOMOBILES

    Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
    Vehicle: 1997 Toyota 4runner SR5 3.4 V6 GAS

    • Raise and support vehicle.
    • Remove power steering pump drive belt.
    • Remove engine under cover.
    • Loosen idle pulley lock nut.
    • Loosen drive belt tensi...

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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+.

    Engine Compartment Connector Locations, A1 Through H6 Diagram for 1997 Toyota 4runner SR5 3.4 V6 GASEngine Compartment Connector Locations, A1 Through H6 Diagram for 1997 Toyota 4runner SR5 3.4 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Generator
  • ABS Relay
  • Crankshaft Position Sensor
  • Front Wiper Motor
  • Engine Coolant Temp. Sensor
  • Body Connector Locations, M2 Through V9 Diagram for 1997 Toyota 4runner  2.7 L4 GASBody Connector Locations, M2 Through V9 Diagram for 1997 Toyota 4runner 2.7 L4 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Rear Heater Relay
  • Moon Roof Control Relay
  • Remote Control Mirror Switch
  • Power Window Relay
  • Power Outlet
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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 Limited 3.4 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram1997 Toyota 4runner Limited 3.4 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Battery
  • Cruise Control Actuator
  • Cruise Control Sw
  • Cruise Control Clutch SW
  • Stop Light SW
  • 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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