block the tires and have the car on a flat surface then take the top two motor mounts out and push the car forward and the motor should roll forward there should be a hole in the side to put the bolt back in and hold the motor up. you should now have all the room you need
Remove the alternator. The rest will then be obvious.
remove belt, remove alternator plugs, then bolts. pull out alternator. then undo bolts for bracket and remove.
Take of te passenger tire and the shrouding that is there. The tensioner is on the other side of the shroud release the tension from the belt remove the belt. the alternator has two or three bolts holding it in place remove the and the wire from the alternator plus the plugs.
In most vehicles you disconnect the negative battery cable, remove the belt that drives the alternator, disconnect the wires/plugs attached the alternator, remove mounting bolts and nuts then remove the alternator. Install in reverse order.
the thermostat is behind the alternator! gotta remove the alternator and most of the plugs around it to get to the bolts on the thermostat housing
To change back3 plugs on 1997 OldsmobileI removed the alternator. It is a pain in the ...
You need to remove the valve cover ((V8) motor) and remove the spark plug coils, then you can change the plugs.
Remove the spark plugs wire and remove the plugs wit a spaerk plug wrench or socket.
Remove the old plugs, install new plugs.
You can remove the drain plugs, on your VTX 1300, by loosening the plugs with a 5/8 five sided socket. Turn the plugs to the left to remove them.
Remove the fuel tank, Remove air box, Remove spark plug caps, Remove spark plugs ????
Assuming the engine is the 3100 or 3.1 ltr V6 ? Note any radio codes remove the battery ground strap remove the alternator Now it's possible to r&r the plugs by reaching through where the alternator lives. On the 2000 LeSabre, (3800/3.8L V6) there is no easy way. It is a mechanic's nightmare and the original plugs were installed before the engine was installed. That is why they used AC Delco Iridium 100,000 mile spark plugs.
you will need to remover the starter from to get to the rear plugs and remove to alternator to get to the front plugs. not really any other way unless you have very small hands and tools.
Buy a new set and remove and change ONE WIRE AT A TIME from plugs/distributor cap.
Spark Plugs do not affect your alternator. As long as your engine is running then it should be charging unless your alternator is bad
Remove old spark plugs. Insert new spark plugs..... Simples
just remove the coil's that are on top of the plug, then change the plugs.
Remove the upper intake, then proceed as with the other plugs.
The plugs are under the coil. Just remove the coil and there they are.
The only way to change the plugs is to remove the top cover first. Then remove the cover for each plug.
Disconnect the battery, remove the cover, remove the cables and boots, and remove the spark plugs. Put in the new spark plugs, replace the cables and boots, replace the cover and connect the battery.
To change the spark plugs on a 97 Astro van, remove the wheel from the vehicle. This will allow enough clearance under the driver's side to get the plugs.
remove the coil packs then the spark plugs dont just drop the plugs when installing this will damage the electrode
i did not tilt mine and i had no problem doing it Tilting the engine forward is a pain in the butt and risks breaking/stressing lines/connections. Still a pain, but easier, is removing the alternator. Disconnect the battery. Remove serpentine belt from the alternator by slacking back the tension pulley. Remove the front bolt on the alternator, tilt the alternator back to access the rear bolt. Once alternator is removed, access to the plugs is still tight, but you can reach behind the engine with the necessary tools (you will need extensions for your ratchet wrench) to get to the plugs. Just finished this job about 10 minutes ago. No wonder the car was missing on my 1990. Found gaps to be .055 - .075. For my year and model (3.1 sedan) gaps should be .035