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

Electrical Symbol & Wire Color Code Identification -> Electrical Symbol Identification -> Imported Vehicles
Vehicle: 1997 Toyota 4runner Limited 3.4 V6 GAS

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Toyota 4runner AUTOMOBILES

Hydraulic Brake Systems -> Component Replacement -> Except Land Cruiser & 4Runner -> Except Sienna -> Land Cruiser & 4Runner -> Master Cylinder -> Models w/Load Sensing Proportioning Valve (LSPV) -> Models w/Proportioning & Bypass Valve (P-BV) -> Proportioning Valve -> Sienna -> Wheel Cylinders
Vehicle: 1997 Toyota 4runner SR5 3.4 V6 GAS

Master Cylinder

Except Sienna
  • Remove brake fluid with syringe.
  • On RAV4 models, remove air cleaner cover with air cleaner hose.
  • On all models, label and disconnect brake lines using line wrench 09751-36011, 09023-00100, or equivalent. Cap brake lines from master cylinder.
  • Disconnect wire connector from brake pressure switch and then disconnect level warning switch connector, if equipped.
  • Remove master cylinder to brake unit attaching nuts, then remove master cylinder, wire clamp, gasket and 3-way union, as needed.
  • Reverse procedure to install. Bleed brake system.
Sienna
  • Remove air c...

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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 Limited 3.4 V6 GAS

Normal Service

Service as r...

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

DRIVESHAFT U-JOINT, Replace -> Assembly -> Disassemble -> Snap Ring Type
Vehicle: 1997 Toyota 4runner Limited 3.4 V6 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. Do not tighten driveshaft too tightly in a vise because this will cause driveline to become out of balance and result in driveline vibration.
  • Tap outside of bearing cap with a drift to loosen snap ring.
  • ...

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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 -> Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS)/Vehicle Stability Control (VSC) System Warning Lamp -> 1996-2001 4Runner
Vehicle: 1997 Toyota 4runner Limited 3.4 V6 GAS

The anti-lock warning lamp is used to warn of a system fault. The lamp will be lit during engine start-up, but should go out when the self-diagnostic system verifies proper anti-lock operation. If the lamp remains lit, a fault in the anti-lock brake system is indicated. After system diagnosis and repair are complete, the lamp can be reset using the following procedures:

  • Place ignition switch in On position.
  • Connect...

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Toyota 4runner AUTOMOBILES

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

  • Drain engine coolant.
  • Remove radiator grille.
  • Disconnect upper radiator hose.
  • Disconnect coolant reservoir hose.
  • Disconnect lower radiator hose.
  • Remove fan shroud No. 2.
  • On mode...

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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+.

I/P Connector Locations, E4 Through U1 Diagram for 1997 Toyota 4runner SR5 3.4 V6 GASI/P Connector Locations, E4 Through U1 Diagram for 1997 Toyota 4runner SR5 3.4 V6 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Radio
  • Ignition Switch
  • Glove Box Light
  • Stop Light Switch
  • Hazard Switch
  • Seat Grounds & Harness To Harness Connector Locations Diagram for 1997 Toyota 4runner SR5 3.4 V6 GASSeat Grounds & Harness To Harness Connector Locations Diagram for 1997 Toyota 4runner SR5 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 Limited 3.4 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram1997 Toyota 4runner Limited 3.4 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Fuel Injector 5
  • Fuel Injector 4
  • Fuel Injector 1
  • Fuel Injector 2
  • Fuel Injector 3
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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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