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A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Dodge Avenger AUTOMOBILES

Air Bag System Precautions -> DaimlerChrysler -> Arming -> 1990-97 -> 1994-96 Cherokee -> 1998-2004 -> Except 1994-96 Cherokee -> Light Truck & Vans -> Passenger Cars
Vehicle: 1997 Dodge Avenger ES 2.0 L4 GAS

Passenger Cars

1990-97
  • Ensure no one is inside vehicle and ignition switch is in Lock position.
  • Connect battery ground cable.
  • Turn ignition switch to On position from passenger side of vehicle.
  • The SRS warning lamp should light for six to eight seconds, then remain off for at least 45 seconds to indicate if SRS is functioning properly.
1998-2004
  • Ensure no one is inside vehicle and ignition switch is in Lock position.
  • Connect battery ground or remote cable or terminal.
  • Turn ignition On from a safe position be...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Dodge Avenger AUTOMOBILES

Drum Brakes -> Type 2-Leading-Trailing Drum Brakes -> Adjustments -> Parking Brake
Vehicle: 1997 Dodge Avenger ES 2.0 L4 GAS

Parking Brake

These brakes are equipped with self adjusting mechanisms, periodic adjustments are not necessary. If stopping power is insufficient, or if brake pedal travel is excessive, brakes and self adjusting mechanism should be cleaned and inspected.

After performing brake service, adjust parking brake as follows:

  • Apply parking brake lever with a force of approximately 45 lbs. while counting number of clicks. Lever should click five to seven times.
  • If not within specifications, release parking brake lever and ...

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Dodge Avenger AUTOMOBILES

DaimlerChrysler/AMC/Eagle Passenger Cars -> Fuel Filter Scheduled Maintenance -> 1981-06 Front Wheel Drive Models Except Champ & Colt -> Normal Service -> Severe Service
Vehicle: 1997 Dodge Avenger ES 2.5 V6 GAS

Normal ...

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DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Dodge Avenger AUTOMOBILES

CV AXLE SHAFT, Replace
Vehicle: 1997 Dodge Avenger ES 2.0 L4 GAS

  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • Remove tire and wheel assembly.
  • Remove driveshaft nut, Fig. .
  • Disconnect tie rod end.
  • Disconnect stabilizer link.
  • Remove damper fork.
  • Disconnect lateral lower arm.
  • Disconnect compression lower arm.
  • Remove harness clip.
  • Remove driveshaft to transaxle bolt.
  • Tap center bearing bracket lightly with plastic hammer to remove drive shaft and inner shaft from transaxle.
  • Insert p...

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Dodge Avenger AUTOMOBILES

Starter, Replace
Vehicle: 1997 Dodge Avenger ES 2.5 V6 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Disconnect starter terminal and electrical connector.
  • Remove bolts and...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Dodge Avenger AUTOMOBILES

Chrysler LLC Cars -> Air Bag Warning Lamp ->
Vehicle: 1997 Dodge Avenger 2.5 V6 GAS

This lamp should light for a approximately 6-8 seconds when the ignition is turned On as a bulb check. If the Air B...

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Dodge Avenger AUTOMOBILES

Coolant Hose, Replace -> Lower -> Upper
Vehicle: 1997 Dodge Avenger 2.0 L4 GAS

Lower

  • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
  • Reposition hose clamp from radiator using hose clamp pliers.
  • Remove radiator outlet hose from radiator.
  • Reposition hose clamp from water inlet pipe using hose clamp pliers.
  • Remove radiator outlet hose from water pipe and from vehicle.
  • Reverse procedure to...

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Dodge Avenger AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 1997 Dodge Avenger 2.5 V6 GAS

  • To remove or install air conditioning compressor and alternator drive belt, loosen idler pulley lock bolt, then turn adjusting screw to move idler pulley.
  • T...

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COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS FOR 1997 Dodge Avenger AUTOMOBILES

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

Ignition System, Dual Pressure & Power Steering Pressure Switches Diagram for 1997 Dodge Avenger ES 2.0 L4 GASIgnition System, Dual Pressure & Power Steering Pressure Switches Diagram for 1997 Dodge Avenger ES 2.0 L4 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Ignition Coil
  • Power Steering Pressure Switch
  • Distributor
  • Dual Pressure Switch
  • Noise Capacitor
  • Relays Diagram for 1997 Dodge Avenger  2.0 L4 GASRelays Diagram for 1997 Dodge Avenger 2.0 L4 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Vehicle Speed Sensor
  • Transaxle Range Sensor
  • Throttle Position Sensor
  • Wheel Speed Sensor
  • MAP Sensor
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR 1997 Dodge Avenger AUTOMOBILES

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

    1997 Dodge Avenger ES 2.0 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram1997 Dodge Avenger ES 2.0 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Theft-Alarm Starter Relay
  • Theft-Alarm Horn Relay
  • Power Windows Relay
  • 1997 Dodge Avenger ES 2.0 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram1997 Dodge Avenger ES 2.0 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Headlight Relay
  • High Beam Relay
  • Headlight- Right Side
  • Headlight- Left Side
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR 1997 Dodge Avenger AUTOMOBILES

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

    Document: CHILD SEAT TETHER ANCHOR INSTALLATION - REV
    Vehicle: 1997 Dodge Avenger 2.0 L4 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Seats, Belts, Interior Trim, Carpets, Air Bags
  • Document: AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION DIAGNOSTIC TEARDOWN PROCEDURE - REVISED
    Vehicle: 1997 Dodge Avenger 2.0 L4 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Automatic Trans, Coolers, Torque Converter
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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR 1997 Dodge Avenger AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most 1997 Dodge Avenger 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 Dodge Avenger 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 Dodge Avenger 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 Dodge Avenger 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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