Depending on the make of your car, it is usually 4-6 very small (and very fragile!!) screws holding the two sides together. look very carefully and you will see them but be extremely careful not to strip them or even break them when disassembling or reassembling the unit
Don't do it. You will have a ball putting the alternator brushes & springs back in if you have never done this before.
You have an open connection from the large alternator output post to the starter main battery post or fuses blown or circuits open feeding the alternator control wiring.
open the hood and look down and to the left of top center.
When you open the hood and are standing in front of the Rav4 the alternator is on the left hand front side of the engine. You will see a large pulley with the alternator belt on it to the left of the alternator.
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.
If the bearings in the alternator get bad enough it can lock up.
alternator locked up after installing it what did i do wrong?
Possible causes,- Faulty battery- Alternator belt missing or loose- Faulty Alternator- Alternator harness is open or shorted- Alternator circuit poor electrical connection
the work of an alternator is to charge up the battery while the vehicle is in motion
Open the engine cover. You will see the fan belt. The thing bolted to the top pulley is the alternator, and it's sitting on the alternator stand. There's a spout coming up from the left side of the alternator stand, and it's got a screw-in cap normally with a hose coming out of it that runs up to the air filter. That spout is where the oil goes.
Noting, just install it and hook it up.
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wires are crossed or you have a short in the wiring from the alternator to the battery.
open the hood of the car go to the alternator. there should be a bolt facing the firewall on the alternator this adjusts it. make sure the other bolts are loose first. good luck!
Yes, you get up in differenkt ways.
loosen the alternator bolts up and push down on the alternator and take the old belt off and reinstall new belt over the pulleys and pry up on the alternator until you get about a 1/2" play in the belt when you push down on the belt and then tighten all the alternator bolts.
Can you turn the shaft of the alternator by hand? Is it the original alternator? With the given information i would say that the alternator is in need of replacement.
Electrical "Problems" Following Replacement of AlternatorUsually this is an indication that the electrical wiring system is "screwed up."Either there was an existing problem, leading to the need to replace the alternator, OR whoever changed the alternator screwed up the wiring.
because you have an open electrical line somewhere behind your radio.
The positive cable between the alternator and the battery has an open circuit or break. There also is a set of wires that plug into the alternator that turns it on when the car is running. Wiring problems here can cause a alternator not to charge on the vehicle but works fine on a test stand. Some cars the alternator light in the dash causes the alternator to kick in when the engine is started. A burned out light in the dash causes the alternator not to charge.
Very easy. Disconnect the battery. Lift up the belt tensioner and slip the serpentine belt up off the alternator pulley. Remove the 3 bolts holding down the alternator. Unplug the voltage regulator cable from the alternator. Disconnect the positive battery cable from the alternator. Installation is the reverse of removal.
a yamaha blaster obviously has an alternator, just like any engine, if it wouldn't have an alternator how do you expect the spark plug to light up?
Loosen all the bolts on the alternator and push down on the alternator and the belt will be loose and you can take it off, to reinstall you put new belt around the water pump and crank pulleys and then put it over the alternator pulley and pull up on the alternator and tighten the bolts back up and you should have a 1/2 " play in the belt when you push down on it, if you have more than that you need to unloosen alternator bolts again and pry the alternator up with a large screwdriver and re-tighten the bolts again and recheck.
An alternator produces direct current that is used to charge up the battery while the car is running.
what exactly happens to your alternator when you hook up your battery backwards?