There is no such thing as a Toyota Cavalier. Yes there is it was sold in japan from 1995 thru to 2000 and no it has a timing chain its nthe same engine as the Chevrolet Cavalier 2.3LQuad 4 or the 2.4L Twin Cam
First you should pull the belt off of the pulleys and out of the engine bay. Next, remove the power steering mount without disconnecting it. Next, detach the alternator wires and remove the alternator bracket.