Best Answer

You need to make space for the alternator to be detached and removed by rotating the engine forward, dropping the subframe and removing the Power Steering lines, the fuel pressure connection. This is also after disconnecting the Neg batt cable, the belt, the manifold cover, and removing part of the windshield wiper assembly.

Rotate the engine by attaching and using a ratchet type tiedown strap to pull the engine forward after partially removing the brackets that secure the engine were it is. These brackets are right there attached to the radiator support frame.

You also drop the sub frame for the same reason (ie. to make more room).

You use a floor jack under the sub frame, and drop the frame after you have removed the front bolts.

I'm working with the assumption that you know you have to do all the other things that you need to do if it was easy to get at.

User Avatar

Wiki User

โˆ™ 2011-09-12 22:23:12
This answer is:
User Avatar
Study guides

Add your answer:

Earn +20 pts
Q: How do I change an alternator on a 1998 Pontiac Montana?
Write your answer...
Still have questions?
magnify glass
Related questions

What transmission is in a 1998 Pontiac Montana?


Where is the alternator on 1998 Pontiac Bonneville?

under the hood. its the thing that looks like an alternator.

Where does the freon go in a 1998 Pontiac Montana?


1998 Pontiac Montana camshaft positioning sensor location?


Can you change an alternator belt from under a 1998 Chevy Metro?

can you change the alternator belt in a 1998 Chevy metro from under the car.

How do you change the alternator on a 1998 Chrysler Concorde?

To change the alternator on a 1998 Chrysler Concorde, disconnect the negative terminal of the battery. Then loosen the two bolts that hold the alternator in place. Pull out the alternator and replace.

How do you replace the fuel filter on a 1998 Pontiac Montana Transport?

u dont

Where is the fuse box on a 1998 Pontiac Montana?

if its not under the dash check under the hood

How do you replace the brake booster on a 1998 Pontiac transport?

how do you change a brake booster valve to a 1998 Pontiac transport

How to change an Alternator 1998 F-350?

You can't. In 1998, there were no F350's.

How do you Change an oil pan gasket on a 1998 Pontiac Montana?

you have to remove the front suspension, and the cradle or frame that is bolted and holds the engine in.that is the only way to get to the oil pan.

How do you remove the alternator from your 1998 Pontiac Grand Am GT?

On your alternator, there should be two bolts on either side of the alternator. Losen the surentine belt up enoungh to slide off the pully of the alternator. Remove the two bolts on both sides of the alternator and slide the alternator up.

People also asked