How do you replace the alternator on a 1984 Chevy Corvette?
Using a 1/2 inch breaker bar, rotate the tensioner clockwise to allow the beli to be romoved. Remove the belt from the auxiliary components and carefully release the tensioner. Disconnect the cable from the negative terminal of the battery. Disconnect the two electrical connectors from the alternator. Remove the support bracket. On 1991 models or earlier, remove the AIR pump-to-alternator bracket bolt from the alternator. Remove the front lower bolt. Remove the rear lower bolt. on 1991 and earlier models, loosen the AIR pump-to-alternatorbracket bolt on the AIR pump and swing the bracket up and out of the way. Remove the alternator.
Still Won't Charge After Installing a New Alternator Usually this is an indication that the wiring system is "screwed up." Either it was that way before, leading to the need to replace the alternator, OR whoever changed the alternator screwed the wiring up during the replacement process. You need a Professional to properly troubleshoot the system and make proper repairs.
The wiring harness from a typical alternator has three wires. One is for grounding, one is from the battery, and the other is from the voltage regulator. In a GM alternator however, there may be two wires or only one wire. It depends on whether you have an external voltage regulator or not, and if the alternator simply grounds itself to the bracket it's attached to. The best way to find out is to trace…