I bought a 17mm ring end wrench to apply to the belt tensioner pulley nut. When you bear down on this, the tensioner pulley moves out of the way and the belt can be replaced or removed much more easily. I suggest you check the necessary wrench size before you buy one, just to be sure for your application.
Remove the serpentine belt take out the bolts that hold the alternator to the engine disconnect the wires from the alternator Yes, but first step: remove the negative battery cable from the battery. You might get some fireworks otherwise.
Under the alternator. You must remove the alternator to get to it.
I need to know if I need a special to to change my serpentine belt on a 2001 Buick Regal
In the alternator.
Disconnect the 1988 Century battery. Remove the alternator battery. Disconnect the alternator wiring, then unbolt the alternator. Bolt in the new alternator, then reverse the procedure to finish the installation.
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There is no such thing as a 2005 Buick Century
It's located behind the alternator, you can easily be removed if you temporary take out the alternator.
Loosen the tensioner bolt on your 1990 Buick LeSabre alternator. Slide the alternator to the left and remove the alternator belt. Remove the wiring harness from the alternator. Remove the alternator retaining bolts. Reverse the process to install the new alternator.
Hey Joe==Take the serpentine belt off and then take the neg battery cable off then remove the wires from the alternator then take the bolts out and remove the alternator. GoodluckJoe
89 Buick Century uses a timing Chain. Not a belt.
Piece of Cake!! remove serpentine belt (search here for answer how to), remove the lower of 2 bolts from the alternator, loosen the upper, rotate the alternator up, remove the bolt. Install is the reverse.
Loosen the alternator belt with the tensioner pulley. Remove the alternator belt. Remove the wiring harness. Remove the alternator retaining bolts. Reverse the process to install the new alternator.
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If you have a 3.3L the PVC valve is located under the alternator.
Where is the a Alternator located on 1999 buick lesabre
It is at the back of the engine on the pass side. It is under the alternator, follow the serpentine belt to the power steering pump.
You might try squirting some silicon spray into the bearing areas of the various pulleys. If the noise stops, that unit would be suspect. The water pump or alternator are likely units to be causing this.
If it is the same 3800 engine as the 1993 Lesabre--very simple. Alternator is right on top of the engine. Loosen the serpentine belt ( tensioner) - remove the mounting bolts that hold the alternator on the bracket- remove the wire connections.
There is a special tool I saw in a pawn shop that is just for that.
Disconnect the battery, then remove the alternator belt on the Regal. Unhook the alternator wiring and bolts, then remove it. Installation of the new unit is reverse of the procedures.
you loosen the bolts on the opposite sides of it. then, you change the alternater, and tighten the bolts.
About 200 bucks. Its about 80 to 130 bucks for the alternator, and its really easy to replace. Sits on top of the motor.
It's an internal regulator inside the alternator. So if you want to change it, you'll need a new alternator.