The idler pulley is on a spring loaded arm. To release the tension, use a long breaker bar, or a long pipe on a box wrench. Use the proper size wrench or socket, and put it on the idler pulley bolt head. Rotate the idler arm assembly in a counter clock-wise direction and the tension will be released. Then you can remove the belt. Hint use rubber bands to keep the belt on the other pulleys while replacing the alternator. Joedi
loosen the serpretine belt tension and remove the two bolt that hold the alternator
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I have a 97 Ford probe and when I had to replace my alternator... I had to pulled the passenger tire off and pull the whole assembly apart so I could get the alternator.. There are 2 bolts to loosen up and pull the belt out slide the alternator down by the exhaust and pull it out by the CV axle
loosen the bolt on the tension pulley. then insert a 3/8 ratchet in the square hole on the pulley that will loosen the belt
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In the alternator. Have to replace the Alternator.
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The alternator slides with the alternator bracket. Loosen the bolt that goes through the bracket into the alternator. You may need to loosen the bolt on the bottom as well. Don't remove either. Then slide the alternator towards the opposing pulley to loosen the belt enough to disengage.
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your fan belt may be connected to your alternator if so loosen alternator romove belt put new one on and pull alternator back until proper tension is aqquired tighten
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1. The first thing that you need to do is to disconnect the two wires that are connected to the back of the alternator. 2. Loosen and remove the upper bolt for the adjustment on the alternator. 3. Loosen the lower alternator bolt so that you can take the belt off of the alternator. 4. Move alternator forward so that you can remove the belt. 5. Take the lower bolt out and remove alternator from below. 6. To reinstall repeat steps 1 throw 5 in reverse.
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1. Loosen the tension belt. There should be a sticker on the front of the engine area telling you how. 2. Remove the 3 bolts holding the alternator to the engine block. 3. Disconnect electrical wires. 4. Replace the old alternator with the new part. 5. Reconnect electrical wires. 6. Replace 3 bolts. 7. Replace serpentine belt.
simply loosen the top alternator adjustment bolt, and you may need to loosen the lower mounting bolt if it's very tight. slide the alternator to the front of the car and remove the belt. replace the belt and slide the alternator back until the belt is tight. you might need to use a large screwdriver to get enought leverage to get propper belt tightness. tighten down the top adjustment bolt. start the car and listen for belt squeal. if it's present then loosen the top bolt again and try to get the belt tighter.
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Yes, it shouldn't be a problem.
The alternator on a Ford E150 van is replaced by loosing the retaining bolts, removing the belt, disconnecting the wiring harness, and unbolting the alternator. A replacement alternator can then be put into place and reattached.