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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 -> Water Pump, Replace -> 1MZ-FE Engine -> 2RZ-FE & 3RZ-FE Engines -> 3RZ-FE Engine -> 3VZ-E Engine -> 4A-FE & 7A-FE Engines -> 5S-FE Engine -> 5VZ-FE Engine -> 7A-FE Engine -> Avalon -> Camry -> Celica -> Celica & Corolla -> Land Cruiser -> Paseo & Tercel -> Previa -> RAV4 -> Supra -> T100 -> Tacoma & 4Runner
Vehicle: 1997 Toyota Tacoma Regular CAB 2.4 L4 GAS

Celica & Corolla
4A-FE & 7A-FE Engines
  • Drain coolant.
  • Remove righthand engine mount.
  • Remove No. 2 and 3 timing belt covers. Refer to MOTOR's Imported Car Repair Manual for timing belt replacement procedures.
  • On models equipped with power steering, proceed as follows:
    • Remove front mount hole cover, remove mount attaching nut and through bolt, then remove mount.
    • Remove electric cooling fan.
  • On all models, disconnect water inlet and water bypass hoses from inlet pipe.
  • Disconnect heater water hose from inlet ...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Toyota Tacoma AUTOMOBILES

Anti-lock Brakes -> Precautions -> Audio Coded Anti-Theft System -> Battery Ground Cable
Vehicle: 1997 Toyota Tacoma 2.4 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 lid. Obtain 3 digit code for input. Reset system after service as follows:

  • Obtain 3 digit audio 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 (depress the 1 butto...

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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

CV AXLE SHAFT, Replace
Vehicle: 1997 Toyota Tacoma 3.4 V6 GAS

  • Remove front wheel lug nuts.
  • Remove shock absorber.
  • Remove wheel hub cap, cotter pin, and locknut.
  • While applying brakes, remove locknut.
  • Remove wheel hub.
  • Remove snap ring using suitable tool.
  • Remove spacer.
  • On models equipped with ABS, remove ABS speed sensor and wire harness from steering knuckle.
  • Remove four bolts and disconnect lower ball joint.
  • Remove bolt, then the brake line clamp from steering knuckle.
  • Remove bolts,...

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Toyota Tacoma AUTOMOBILES

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

  • Disconnect battery ground cable at battery.
  • Loosen adjusting lock nut and pivot bolt.
  • Loosen adjusting bolt, and remove drive belt.
  • Disconnect alternator connector.
  • Remove nut, and disconnect alternator wire.
  • Remove pivot bolt and ad...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Toyota Tacoma AUTOMOBILES

Toyota -> Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS)/Vehicle Stability Control (VSC) System Warning Lamp -> 1995-2001 Tacoma
Vehicle: 1997 Toyota Tacoma Regular CAB 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 jum...

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Toyota Tacoma AUTOMOBILES

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

  • Drain engine coolant.
  • Remove front bumper filler.
  • Remove radiator grille.
  • Disconnect upper radiator hose.
  • Disconnect coolant reservoir hose.
  • Disconnect lower radiator hose.
  • Remove fan shroud...

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Toyota Tacoma AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 1997 Toyota Tacoma 2.4 L4 GAS

  • Rotate or lift the belt tensioner arm, using a suitable tool to relieve tension from dr...

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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, A9 Through D23 Diagram for 1997 Toyota Tacoma Regular CAB 3.4 V6 GASI/P Connector Locations, A9 Through D23 Diagram for 1997 Toyota Tacoma Regular CAB 3.4 V6 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Combination Switch
  • Cigarette Lighter
  • Blower Motor
  • A/C Switch
  • Blower Resistor
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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 Regular CAB 2.4 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram1997 Toyota Tacoma Regular CAB 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  2.7 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram1997 Toyota Tacoma 2.7 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Wiper And Washer Switch
  • Taillight Relay
  • Battery
  • Remote Control Mirror Switch
  • Ignition 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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