Alternator defective, or alternator belt broken or slipping.
The 93 Acclaim has a serpentine belt. The tensioner below the alternator is what keeps the tension. If you have not tension I would replace the belt first and then check the tensioner.
How do you change a timing belt on a 1999 Plymouth Breeze belt was broken?
take the pump off to loosen the belt first then put on belt and tighten pump and check tension in belt.
how do you change a timing belt on a 1998 Plymouth breeze 2.0 liter engine
The alternator belt is tension to about 12 pounds. This figure is however not a static figure.
Loosen the alternator tensioner bolt. You will be able to slide the alternator either way to adjust the tension on the belt.
The 98 Plymouth breeze has a spring loaded belt tensioner. There is no adjustment, if the belt is loose then the tensioner must be changed.
On a 1998 Plymouth Breeze : Both the 2.0 and the 2.4 liter four cylinder engines have a timing BELT
You have to loosen the tensioner (located near the alternator) then slip the belt off. Disconnect the neg battery terminal. Remove the bolts attaching the alternator to the tensioner and the bolt attaching the alternator the car. Then detach the electrical connector from the alternator.
If it is a serpentine belt, the tension is automatically adjusted by the tension idler. If the belt is loose then the tensioner needs replacing. If it is a normal drive belt, then the alternator is mounted on a slotted bracket that allows you to adjust the position of the alternator. You can loosen the bolts and adjust the tension on the belt.
if it is a serpentine belt, there is a tension pully that keeps it tight if is a v blet , u generally adjust the tension by moving the alternator