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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

Toyota -> Component Replacement & Adjustment -> Instrument Panel, Replace -> 1996 -> 1997 -> 4Runner -> Avalon -> Camry -> Celica -> Corolla -> Land Cruiser -> Paseo -> RAV4 -> T100 -> Tacoma -> Tercel
Vehicle: 1997 Toyota 4runner 2.7 L4 GAS

Avalon
  • Remove front pillar garnish.
  • Remove front door inside scuff plate.
  • Remove hood lock release lever.
  • Remove cowl side trim.
  • Remove steering wheel and steering column cover, Fig. .
  • Remove combination switch.
  • Remove lower finish panel.
  • Remove instrument panel finish lower lefthand panel.
  • Remove fuse box bolt.
  • Remove No. 2 duct heater to register.
  • Remove parking brake release lever.
  • Remove No. 2 undercover.
  • Remove lower No. 2 finish panel.
  • Remove glove compartment door and glove compartmen...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Toyota 4runner AUTOMOBILES

Anti-lock Brakes -> Diagnosis & Testing -> 1997-2000 4RUNNER -> 1997-2000 RAV4 -> 1997-2001 CAMRY W/BOSCH ABS -> 1997-2001 CAMRY W/NIPPONDENSO ABS -> 1997-2001 CAMRY W/TRAC -> 1998-2000 SIENNA LESS VSC -> 2001-02 4RUNNER -> 2001-02 RAV4 -> 2001-02 SIENNA LESS VSC -> 2002 CAMRY W/ABS, BA, TRAC & VSC -> 2002 CAMRY W/BOSCH ABS -> 2002 CAMRY W/DENSO ABS -> 4Runner -> ABS Warning Lamp -> Accessing Diagnostic Trouble Codes -> Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS) -> Avalon -> AVALON LESS TRAC -> AVALON W/TRAC -> Avalon, Camry, Celica, Corolla, Echo, MR2, RAV4, Paseo, Sienna, Supra & Tercel -> Brake Actuator -> Camry -> Camry Solara -> CAMRY SOLARA LESS TRAC -> CAMRY SOLARA W/TRAC -> CELICA -> Clearing Diagnostic Trouble Codes -> Component Testing -> Corolla -> Diagnostic Tests -> Diagnostic Trouble Code Interpretation -> Echo -> HIGHLANDER W/ABS, BA, TRAC & VSC -> HIGHLANDER W/BA & ABS -> Land Cruiser -> LAND CRUISER LESS VSC -> LAND CRUISER w/VSC -> Land Cruiser, Previa, Tacoma, T100 & 4Runner -> Less Toyota Hand Held Tester -> Less Toyota Hand-Held Tester -> MR2 -> PASEO -> Previa -> RAV4 -> Sequoia -> Sequoia & Tundra -> Sienna -> SIENNA W/VSC -> Speed Sensor -> Stop Lamp Switch -> Supra -> SUPRA LESS TRAC -> SUPRA W/TRAC -> System Testing -> T100 -> Tacoma -> Tc Terminal -> Tercel -> Traction Control (TRAC) Warning Lamp -> Ts Terminal -> Tundra -> Vehicle Skid Control (VSC) Warning Lamp -> Wiring Diagrams -> With Toyota Hand Held Tester -> With Toyota Hand-Held Tester
Vehicle: 1997 Toyota 4runner Limited 3.4 V6 GAS

Accessing Diagnostic Trouble Codes

Less Toyota Hand-Held Tester
  • On Land Cruiser models, ensure center differential is free.
  • On all models, turn ignition switch to On position.
  • Disconnect short pin from Data Link Connector 1 (DLC1).
  • Connect terminals Tc and E1 or CG of DLC1 or DLC3 using tool No. 09843-18020, or equivalent, Figs. through .
  • Read and record number of times ANTI-LOCK warning lamp flashes.
  • If system is operating properly, (no faults) warning lamp will blink once every .25 seconds.
  • Connect actuator check connector and ensure proper operation.
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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 U-JOINT, Replace -> Assembly -> Disassemble -> Snap Ring Type
Vehicle: 1997 Toyota 4runner SR5 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 SR5 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 Limited 3.4 V6 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 Limited 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+.

I/P Connector Locations, A12 Through D29 Diagram for 1997 Toyota 4runner SR5 3.4 V6 GASI/P Connector Locations, A12 Through D29 Diagram for 1997 Toyota 4runner SR5 3.4 V6 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Combination Switch
  • Ashtray Illumination
  • Cigarette Lighter
  • Blower Switch
  • Blower Motor
  • I/P Relay Locations Diagram for 1997 Toyota 4runner SR5 3.4 V6 GASI/P Relay Locations Diagram for 1997 Toyota 4runner SR5 3.4 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Daytime Running Light Relay
  • Engine Control Module
  • Circuit Opening Relay
  • A/C Amplifier
  • ABS ECU
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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 SR5 3.4 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram1997 Toyota 4runner SR5 3.4 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Turn Signal Switch
  • Battery
  • Ignition Switch
  • Horn Relay
  • Horn
  • 1997 Toyota 4runner  2.7 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram1997 Toyota 4runner 2.7 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Battery
  • Power Seat Control 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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