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A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Toyota Tacoma AUTOMOBILES

Toyota -> Manual Air Conditioning & Heater System Diagnosis & Testing -> Refrigerant Charge
Vehicle: 1997 Toyota Tacoma Regular CAB 2.4 L4 GAS

To check the refrigerant charge, allow engine to run at fast idle and operate air conditioner at maximum cooling for severa...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Toyota Tacoma AUTOMOBILES

Disc Brakes -> Rear Disc & Parking Brakes -> Brake Pad Service -> Avalon & Supra -> Camry & Camry Solara -> Celica & MR2 -> Highlander -> Land Cruiser & Sequoia
Vehicle: 1997 Toyota Tacoma Regular CAB 2.7 L4 GAS

Avalon & Supra

  • Raise and support rear of vehicle, then remove tire and wheel assembly.
  • Remove caliper attaching bolts, then the caliper, Figs. through . Do not allow caliper to hang unsupported or damage to the brake hose may occur.
  • Remove pads and anti-squeal shim(s).
  • Remove anti-rattle springs, pad guide plates and support plate.
  • Reverse procedure to install.

Camry & Camry Solara

  • Raise and support rear of vehicle, then remove tire and wheel assembly.
  • Remove caliper attaching bolts, then the caliper, Figs. through . Do not allow caliper to hang unsupported or damage to the brake ...

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Toyota Tacoma AUTOMOBILES

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

Ref...

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

DRIVESHAFT, Replace
Vehicle: 1997 Toyota Tacoma 2.4 L4 GAS

  • Place vehicle in neutral.
  • Release parking brake.
  • Raise and support vehicle and support it with safety stands in proper locations.
  • Remove two center support bearing bolts. While removing set bolts, support center support bearing by hand so that the transmission and intermediate shaft and propeller shaft remain straight line.
  • Place reference mark on driveline and differential companion flange. Paint is recommended for match marks. Never damage rear driveline shaft differential flange.
  • Remove bolts from differential flange. Bolts inserted in d...

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Toyota Tacoma AUTOMOBILES

Starter, Replace
Vehicle: 1997 Toyota Tacoma Regular CAB 3.4 V6 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Remove battery, battery tray and/or igniter bracket, if required.
  • Remove air cleaner assembly, if required.
  • Disconnect electrical connectors from starter motor.
  • On mo...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Toyota Tacoma AUTOMOBILES

Toyota -> Malfunction Indicator Lamp (MIL) ->
Vehicle: 1997 Toyota Tacoma Regular CAB 2.7 L4 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 Tacoma AUTOMOBILES

Coolant Hose, Replace -> Lower -> Upper
Vehicle: 1997 Toyota Tacoma Regular CAB 2.4 L4 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 Tacoma AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 1997 Toyota Tacoma Regular CAB 3.4 V6 GAS

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

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COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS FOR 1997 Toyota Tacoma AUTOMOBILES

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

I/P Connector Locations, E4 Through U1 Diagram for 1997 Toyota Tacoma Regular CAB 3.4 V6 GASI/P Connector Locations, E4 Through U1 Diagram for 1997 Toyota Tacoma Regular CAB 3.4 V6 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Radio
  • Ignition Switch
  • Shift Lock Control Relay
  • Glove Box Light
  • Stop Light Switch
  • Engine Compartment Relay Locations Diagram for 1997 Toyota Tacoma  2.7 L4 GASEngine Compartment Relay Locations Diagram for 1997 Toyota Tacoma 2.7 L4 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • ABS Relay
  • R/B No.2
  • Cruise Control Actuator W/ECU O/D Cut Relay
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR 1997 Toyota Tacoma AUTOMOBILES

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

    1997 Toyota Tacoma  2.7 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram1997 Toyota Tacoma 2.7 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Vehicle Speed Sensor
  • Battery
  • Ignition Switch
  • Engine Control Module
  • Electronically Controlled Transmission Solenoid
  • 1997 Toyota Tacoma  2.4 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram1997 Toyota Tacoma 2.4 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Battery
  • Ignition Switch
  • 4WD Engine Control Unit
  • A/T Parking Indicator Light
  • Detection Switch
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR 1997 Toyota Tacoma AUTOMOBILES

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

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

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

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

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