to replace the alternator there is 2 bolts.. one that lets you adjust the belt to take it off and tighten it and one at the bottom of the alternator and it come right off. Now the hard part is removing it from the engine compartment. I removed the brake booster to gain enough room to remove the alternator from the top. remove the 2 bolts holdind it on to the firewall and gently pull it back, there is a shaft with a spring attached to it on the inside of the booster along with a rubber O-ring, KEEP ALL THESE PARTS TOGETHER and DO NOT remove the shaft and spring from the booster housing!! JUST PUSH THE BOOSTER ASSEMBLY GENTLY TO THE SIDE ENSURING YOU DON"T BEND OR BREAK THE BRAKE LINES!! Once you removed the booster you can now remove the alternator through the top. To install just go in reverse order. Make sure and re-attach all the hoses and electrical wiring that you removed. Caution: DO NOT overighten the nuts on the brake booster when re-installing!!!!!
There is an easier way:
'89 Civic si 3dr: Alternator removal
Note: if it's been a while, best to use 6 point sockets / wrenches on all
A tiny drop of penistraining oil on fasteners where steel meets alum helps
But DO NOT soak em! - probably would be better to just leave em dry
Jack up & remove LF wheel
Disconnect + battery cable (10mm)
Depress pry tab & disconnect larger round multi connector
Remove (10mm nut under boot) alternator + cable
Loosen top alt adjust bolt (12mm?)
Loosen (14mm) nut from lower alt sleeve bolt (easier from below)
Push alt toward timing cover & remove belt
Remove lower (14) nut & upper (12) bolt loosened above
Tap sleeve bolt (w/wood or plastic) thru & remove (other end welded square flange)
Wiggle and/or gently pry alt off (place on frame behind oil filt for now)
Can remove upper bracket (14mm) to get outaa way
Remove lower sleeve mount bracket (2X14mm)
Remove 3 plastic (Phillips) snap nuts from crank splash shield in front of LF axle
Pull shield down & leave hanging (leave 4th snap nut underneath in)
Can now slide alternator along frame and remove past crank pulley thru wheel well
Reasm notes: A little auntie seize lube on all (non electric) threads will go a long way next time you go to loosen ( if you have a car this old you probably already know this).
Square flange on lower sleeve bolt is not perfectly square, (rotate 90 deg. if necessary).
Step by step instructions for Alternator replacement can be found at; http://www.autozone.com/shopping/repairGuide.htm?pageId=0900c1528006183d
The tension belt for a 1991 Honda Civic and located on the driver side of the engine. The pulley is right above the compressor.
best transmission fluid 1991 Honda civic lx
a 1991 Honda civic motor
1988-1991 Honda civic dx,si,standard civic, crx dx,hf,si any Honda auto trans 1988-1991 will fit it
The engine coolant on a 1991 Honda Civic is replaced by turning the drain petcock and releasing the coolant. The filler cap is then removed and coolant added until the system is full again.
Yes it will. Make sure you replace your motor mounts as they are most likely torn.
The Civic DX Sedan does 1991 of course
To change the brake rotors on a 1991 Honda Civic raise the vehicle. Remove the wheels and brake caliper bracket. Remove the brake pads. Loosen the rotor mounting screws and replace the rotors.
Any 88-91 Honda Civic.
Most of them should be interchangable
no their 2 diffrent body styles
Honda Civic four cylinder engine all share the same pattern for the firing order. The firing order for a 1991 Honda Civic is 1-3-4-2.
I need a fuse diagram for a 1991 Honda civic DX
The 1991 Honda civic uses 6.5" speakers for both front and rear.
No, 92 and sometimes 93, but not 88-91
I have a 1991 Honda civic automat with fuel Injection and yes it has 2 carbies . I am having a problem starting the car in hot weather . I am in Australia . Anyone knows the cost to replace them in AU ? Thanks beforehand . Bob K .
The dashboard on a 1991 Honda Civic is held on by several screws. Loosen and remove all of the screws. Then proceed to pull the dash out.
The cost of a new blower motor for a 1991 Honda Civic ranges between 60.00 and 80.00 as of 2014. Labor to install ranges from 50.00 to 75.00 an hour.
how do you get to and change the front parking lights on a 1991 civic hatchback si?
Yes, A 1991 civic uses a timing belt, not a timing chain.