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1997 Toyota Tacoma 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 Tacoma AUTOMOBILES

Toyota -> Component Replacement & Adjustment -> Adjustments -> Avalon -> Camry -> Celica -> Corolla -> Paseo & Tercel -> Previa -> RAV4 -> T100 -> Tacoma & 4Runner
Vehicle: 1997 Toyota Tacoma Regular CAB 3.4 V6 GAS

Camry
  • Adjust air inlet damper control cable, set air inlet damper and control lever to FRESH position, install control cable and lock clamp, Fig. .
  • Adjust air mix damper control cable, set air mix damper and control switch to COOL position, install cable and lock clamp while pushing cable in direction shown, Fig. .
Celica
  • On models equipped with dial type blower speed control switch, adjust air mix damper control cable, set air mix damper and control switch to COOL position, install cable and lock clamp while pushing cable in direction sh...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Toyota Tacoma AUTOMOBILES

Hydraulic Brake Systems -> Troubleshooting
Vehicle: 1997 Toyota Tacoma Regular CAB 3.4 V6 GAS

Refer to Fig. for gener...

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Toyota Tacoma AUTOMOBILES

Toyota -> Fuel Filter Scheduled Maintenance -> 1986-06 Models -> Normal Service -> Severe Service
Vehicle: 1997 Toyota Tacoma Regular CAB 2.7 L4 GAS

Normal Service

Service as r...

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

DRIVESHAFT U-JOINT, Replace -> Assembly -> Disassemble -> Snap Ring Type
Vehicle: 1997 Toyota Tacoma Regular CAB 2.4 L4 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 Tacoma AUTOMOBILES

Starter, Replace
Vehicle: 1997 Toyota Tacoma 2.7 L4 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 -> Automatic Transmission Oil Temperature Warning Lamp ->
Vehicle: 1997 Toyota Tacoma 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 Tacoma AUTOMOBILES

Heater Hose, Replace -> Bypass -> Inlet -> Outlet
Vehicle: 1997 Toyota Tacoma Regular CAB 2.7 L4 GAS

Inlet

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Drain cooling system into a suitable container by loosening drain plug of radiator.
  • Reposition hose clamp at heater core.
  • Remove hose from heater core.
  • Reposition hose clamp at water outlet.
  • Remove hose from water outlet.
  • Remove hose from vehicle.
  • Reverse procedure to install.

Outlet

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Drain cooling system into a suitable container by loosening drain plug of radiator.
  • Reposition hose clamp a...

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Toyota Tacoma AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 1997 Toyota Tacoma 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 2.7 L4 GASI/P Connector Locations, E4 Through U1 Diagram for 1997 Toyota Tacoma Regular CAB 2.7 L4 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Radio
  • Ignition Switch
  • Shift Lock Control Relay
  • Glove Box Light
  • Stop Light Switch
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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  2.4 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram1997 Toyota Tacoma 2.4 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Data Link Connector
  • Battery
  • Ignition Switch
  • Antilock Brake System Relay
  • Right Front Antilock Brake System Speed Sensor
  • 1997 Toyota Tacoma  2.4 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram1997 Toyota Tacoma 2.4 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Battery
  • Ignition Switch
  • Stop Light Switch
  • Cruise Control Switch
  • Cruise Control Indicator Light
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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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