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This is a very involved procedure, that is too complex to post here. Go to any auto parts store and purchase a repair manual for you ride. There you will find detailed instructions. Cost around $12

How do you change an alternator belt?

There are two bolts on the alternator one long that holds the alternator onto the vehicle and one short that adjusts the belts to tighten and loosen. Loosen both bolts, this allows the alternator to tilt letting you remove belt. Pull it back into place and tighten. Let it run for at least 15 min and ( Full Answer )

How do you change a alternator on a Ford Explorer?

Answer . \n. \n1. Loosen the tension belt. There should be a sticker on the front of the engine area telling you how.\n. \n2. Remove the 3 bolts holding the alternator to the engine block.\n. \n3. Disconnect electrical wires.\n. \n4. Replace the old alternator with the new part.\n. \n5. Rec ( Full Answer )

How do you change the alternator on a 1985 Jaguar?

Two ways. First one... remove the air pump, remove the A/C and discharge the system, and then the alternator is right there and easy to get out. Takes about 4 or 5 hours this way and an A/C recharge. Second one.. The right way, requires patience. From underneath, slacken and remove the belt. Remove ( Full Answer )

How do you change a alternator in a Hyundai Sonata?

Tip, don't remove cables to determine if altentor is bad... could trip electrical componets and computers and sensors.. you cn tell by simply checking the batery rechargs or not... the altenator replacement is pretty straightforward, it genertes electricity by the spinning on the cerpintine belt so ( Full Answer )

How do you change the alternator on a 96 grand am?

Answer . this is a tricky one if u dont no how to take the tension off the belt there are three bolts and one nut the nut is attached to one of the bolts its the bottom back on the other front one is right next to the metal braket for hosting the engine the third one is hard to get at its on the ( Full Answer )

How do you change an alternator in an infiniti i30?

\n. \n Answer \n. \ndismount the a/c compressor\n. \nThis one is fun. Loosen the power steering unit. Remove the belt. Loosen the Air conditioner Idler pulley and remove the belt. Loosen the alternator and remove the belt. At this point it is best to buy new belts for each unit, so you d ( Full Answer )

Changing an alternator on a 98 cavalier?

Disconnect the negative battery cable.If the vehicle is equipped with a delco loc 2 or theftlock audio system make sure to have the activation code before disconnecting the battery. . Remove the drivebelt . Label and detach the wires from the backside of the alternator . Remove the mounting bolts ( Full Answer )

How do you change the alternator on a 98 Altima?

first disconnect battery, disconnect alternator and unbolt ground from it, loose two bolts on the sides there's a third bolt that it's located in the front of the alternator, this third bolt will release the pressure on the serpentine belt. when you're done doing this just keep unbolting the sides ' ( Full Answer )

How do change alternator in 1999 Maxima?

its easy at the same time its a pain in the ass, you have to remove the drive belt and jack the car put it on a jack stand and remove the ac compresor and lose the altenater bolt out from there you just pull that bad boy out. Simple if you know what you doing.

How do you change alternator on 1999 Firebird?

Purchase a new alternator and you will see what bolts you will need to remove. Disconnect the Negative Battery cable before starting any work on replacing the alternator. Remove the serpentine belt -- that's that belt going accross the alternator, I think using a 15mm wrench on the tensioner will le ( Full Answer )

How do you change alternator on Buick regal?

Disconnect the battery, then remove the alternator belt on theRegal. Unhook the alternator wiring and bolts, then remove it.Installation of the new unit is reverse of the procedures.

How do i Change a 93 mx6 alternator?

After you remove the alternator from the engine, you can take it out from lower side of the engine. There are two ways you can get take it out. One way is to remove the CV joint and take the alternator out. The other way is to remove the exhaust pipe under the engine and remove the alternator. I use ( Full Answer )

How do you change an alternator in a jeep?

loosen the drivebelt by loosing the pivot bolt at the top of the power steering pump then loosen the other two bolts on the back of the pump. Underneath the power steering pump is a locknut and adjusting screw; loosen the locknut underneath the power steering pump pulley and turn the adjusting. From ( Full Answer )

How do you change the alternator on an 88 300zx?

Somebody else may have a better way but I found it was easier for me by taking the two screws from the coolant reservoir and lifting it up out the way (without disconnecting), removing the bolts from the power steering pump (without disconnecting) and lifting it out of the way. Then remove the fan s ( Full Answer )

How do you change an alternator in 1991 caprice?

1. Disconnect battery 2. To create more room remove top of fan shroud by unscrewing the 8 10mm bolts along the top an sides 3. Disconnect plug at top of the altenator 4. Using a T40 torx head driver unscrew the bolt at the top left of the alternator bracket 5. Using a T50 torx head driver unscrew t ( Full Answer )

How do you change an alternator on a 92 Maxima?

The alternator on a 92 Nissan Maxima is changed by disconnectingthe wiring harness, loosening the retaining bolts, and removing thedrive belt. The bolts can then be fully removed and the alternatorswapped out.

How do you change the alternator on 95 jimmy?

if your not sure how to change the alternator take it to a mechanic, otherwise you just un bolt it , disconnect the harness then replace with a new one, you will have to take the belt off first by removing the tension on the tensioner

How do you change the alternator in a gmc sonoma?

first of all you'll need 2 people a crow bar,rachet set and a wrench. well you'll need to take a crow bar and put it in between the tensor pulley to get the pressure off the belt and take that off, then just take the 3 or so bolts and wires off the back and replace with a new one. just make sure to ( Full Answer )

How do you change an the alternator on a C240?

1. Disconnect battery cables. 2. Remove and replace alternator. 3. Reconnect battery cables. The alternator should be held in place by a couple of bolts. what about the belt tension

How do you change the alternator in 2000 Villager?

Disconnect the negative battery cable. Jack the car up and place it securely on stands. Remove the splash shield from under the alternator. Unplug the electrical connectors from the rear of the alternator and remove the wire harness retaining bracket. Remove the drive belt by loosening the adjuster ( Full Answer )

How do you change an alternator in A Pontiac Aztec?

\nyou have to remove the washer fluid tank, battery ,and full windshield wiper assembly. there are three bolts that must be removed on the alternator, plus two wires.\nThe alternator sits way in the back under the wiper assembly(passenger side). Almost impossible to get to, right against the firewal ( Full Answer )

How do you change the alternator in a 2000 mustang?

There are about three or four screws around your alternator that u will have to remove, once you do it, you will have to pull on the lower left pulley to remove it, when putting the new alternator in you pull on the same pulley and put the screws back in place

How do you change alternator axiom 2002?

Disconnect battery ground cable. . Move drive belt tensioner to loose side using wrench then remove drive belt (1). . Disconnect the wire from terminal "B" and disconnect the connector (4). . Remove generator fixing bolt (3). . Remove generator assembly (2). . Installation . Install g ( Full Answer )

How do you change the alternator on a 98 cavalier?

Disconnect the negative battery cable.If the vehicle is equipped with a delco loc 2 or theftlock audio system make sure to have the activation code before disconnecting the battery. . Remove the drivebelt . Label and detach the wires from the backside of the alternator . Remove the mounting bolts ( Full Answer )

How do you change an alternator on 2001 galant?

The computer in the car will not hold memory, the windshield washer only work on one speed, bright light will not work, I have to put the radio code in every-time I start the car. 2001 Mitsubishi Galant.

Change alternator in Mazda 6?

Disconnect the battery Remove the engine covers to access the alternator drive belts. Remove the electrical connections from the alternator. Slacken the bolts, remove the belt. Remove bolts, put new alternator on, tighten bolts until you can just move alternator, fit new belt, move alternator so the ( Full Answer )

How do you change the alternator on a 2005 Mustang?

4.0L Engines V6 . Disconnect negative battery cable . Remove alternator drivebelt . Disconnect the electrical connector from the alternator . Remove the rubber weather boot from the alternator B+ terminal nut,remove the nut and disconnect the battery cable from the B+ terminal . Remove the nut ( Full Answer )

How do you change the alternator in a 89 s10?

1. Remove the bolt retaining the negative battery cable to the alternator adjusting bracket, if so equipped. If not, disconnect the cable from the negative battery terminal.. 2. Disconnect the cable from the positive battery terminal.. 3. Disconnect the 2 electrical connectors from the rear of the ( Full Answer )

How do you change alternator on 1998 eclipse?

For a non turbo Chrysler engine have to pull it from the bottom once wiring and top bolt is loose. pulling the axle can help sometimes getting better access. For the Mitsubishi engine there is one top bolt in adjuster groove that has to come out. then a bottom nut behind the oil filter then wiggle i ( Full Answer )

How do you change alternator on a 1997 Eldorado?

I recently changed the alternator on my 95 eldorado. Heres what i found . . . Since the Northstar motor is transverse you need to remove alot of parts to get access to it. When changing mine i had to CAREFULLY remove the plastic vlaences over the headlights, radiator fans, air cleaner and housing, t ( Full Answer )

How do you change an alternator on a Mercedes sprinter?

first you must disconnect the battery then slacken the fan belt ,there is a13mm nut and bolt at the top of the tensioner that must be undone then place a large screwdriver in the hole and press until you can remove the long bolt and release the pressure slowly.note which way the belt goes just in ca ( Full Answer )

How do you change alternator on a 305 engine?

The alternator in a Chevy Impala operates various electrical devices in the vehicle while the engine is running. A voltage regulator keeps the voltage level constant and is usually part of the alternator assembly. You may need to replace the alternator if your headlights become dimmer while driving, ( Full Answer )

How do you change alternator on 1999 escort?

1. Disconnect the cable from the negative post of the battery. 2. Remove the drivebelt. 3. Remove the coolant reservoir. 4. Disconnect both of the small electrical connectors to the alternator. 5. Remove the alternator mounting bolts (two underneath and one above) lift the alternator out. Pull back ( Full Answer )

How do you change alternator on Mazda premacy?

1st of this is a time consuming job taking a few hours because of the stupid design, the alternator is mounted at the rear of the engine and the space is very limited. You will need to get under the front of the car and the (uk) O/S wheel off. disconnect the battery, slacken the drive belt tension a ( Full Answer )

What changes the voltage of an alternative current?

first of all the voltage doesn't change what changes is the current direction the way they do it is by using magnet . electrons tend to escape from the magnetic field . you can find on you tube how a motor works for better idea.

How do you change alternator VW t5?

If you have a cover over the pulleys remove it Diconnect the connectors on the battery Unscrew the nut on the alternator pulley The pulley will divide in two so will be able to remove the strap and then remove the other half of the pulley. The alternator is strap on a stand, that stand is held by 4 ( Full Answer )

What changes the voltage of an alternating current?

When a conductor passes through, or 'cuts', a magnetic field, a voltage is induced into that wire. The magnitude of that voltage is proportional to the sine of the angle at which that conductor cuts the magnetic flux. Maximum voltage occurs when the conductor cuts the flux at right angles (sine 90 d ( Full Answer )

Does the alternator change battery current?

No. An alternator uses a small percentage of the engine horsepower to create electrical energy. As the name suggests, an alternator generates "alternating current", meaning that the polarity of the voltage reverses itself rapidly as the engine is running. Inside an automobile alternator are DIODES ( Full Answer )

How do you change 1992Lincoln Conttnential alternator?

Disconnect the battery negative terminal. Remove serpentine belt. Remove bolts to alternator and positive cable at alternator and harness. Remove alternator. Reverse procedure to install.

How do you change the alternator on a Nissan quest?

First you need to remove the radiator to get to it. Once you remove the radiator you have room to work. Second take the top bolt off the alternator and then the long bolt, do not forget to take the belt off the alternator before remove the it. I just changed on about two days ago on a 2004 Nissan qu ( Full Answer )

Why does the polarity of alternating current changes?

The main reason for that phenomenon is the fact that "alternatingcurrent" is the name that has been given to current (and voltage) whosepolarity changes, and that decision has had certain far-reaching consequences. Itmust follow that if its polarity does not change, then a current cannot beaccuratel ( Full Answer )