That is a dealer item, meaning that it can only be purchased from a Ford/Mercury dealer. It will no doubt be an expensive part from the dealer but you can often purchase a perfectly servicable part like that from an automobile wrecking company. The part you're describing is not something that typically wears out or breaks unless it is installed improperly. When you put the replacement bracket in place make sure you us all of the support braces. Look at the bracket in the wrecked vehicle and make sure you get all of the support brackets with it.
On a 97 with the supercharged 3.8L the power steering pump is not mounted on the same bracket as the alternator. The Alternator bracket includes the belt tension arm and has two water lines running through it but the power steering pump is mounted below it on the back of the engine. Why are you pulling the pump?
With Air Conditioning or without? It makes a difference.
It depends if you want to adjust the belt that does the a/c and power steering, or the one to the alternator. The power steering goes this way. First loosen the hex screw running through the power steering pump bracket. Then loosen the bracket hex screw that attaches to the belt tensioner bolt under the power steering pump. Then, tighten the tensioner hex screw that runs through the tensioner bracket. After you finish the adjustment, tighten all hex screws. If you adjust the belt for the alternator. You must loosen the alternator bracket hex screws on both the top and botom of the alternator. This requires going under the vehicle. Then, loosen the tensioner bracket hex screw and adjust the tensioner hex screw that runs through that. When you get the propper tension, tighten all screws and you are done.
It holds the alternator down firmly.
The oil pressure switch is right under the alternator bracket or power steering pump
You need to remove the accesory bracket from the engine. Powere steering pump, ac compressor, alternator and then the bracket. Then you can get the pump out. Not a lot of fun.
Disconnect the battery ground, disconnect the wire from the back of the alternator which goes to the battery positive, unbolt the alternator from the bracket, detach any remaining wiring from the alternator, the replacement procedure is the same in reverse. It's a pretty simple task.
The alternator on this car is mounted at the front of the motor on the driver's side. It is above the power steering pump. To remove it it's best to remove the MAF sensor for easy access to the bracket.
Your 2000 Chevy Blazer air-conditioning bracket is held in place with for retaining bolts. Remove the retaining bolts with a 9/16 socket. The air-conditioning bracket will come off.
probably would bolt up , which you could tell by making a bolt template of the alternator bracket, but the 2.4 may require an alternator with more voltage especially if air conditioning is introduced
3.3L and 3.8L Engines The 3.3L and 3.8L engines were equipped with the Nippondenso alternators. 1. Disconnect the negative battery cable. 2. Remove the alternator drive belt, by relieving the tension on the dynamic tensioner. 3. Loosen the nut on the support bracket at the exhaust manifold, do not remove it. 4. Remove the alternator tensioner/power steering bracket bolt. 5. Remove the tensioner stud nut and remove the tensioner. 6. Remove the alternator mounting bolts. 7. Remove the power steering reservoir from the mounting bracket, do not disconnect the hoses, and position it out of the way. 8. Remove the alternator support bracket bolts. Remove the intake plenum to alternator bracket bolt and remove the alternator support bracket from the engine. 9. Remove the alternator from the engine and disconnect the electrical leads. To install: 10. Install the alternator in position on the engine and connect the electrical leads. 11. Install the alternator support bracket, tighten the retaining bolts to 40 ft. lbs. (54 Nm). 12. Install the power steering reservoir on the mounting bracket. 13. Install the alternator mounting bolts, tighten the bolts to 40 ft. lbs. (54 Nm). 14. Install the tensioner and tensioner mounting stud. Install the retaining nut on the exhaust manifold. 15. Install the alternator belt, insert a 1/2 in. extension into the square hole in the tensioner and turn the tensioner. Tighten the tensioner bolt. 16. Connect the negative battery cable.
I need help on how to remove my powersteering pump? You must first remove the power steering pump pulley. Most part stores have a tool loaner program so you can borrow the puller and and return it and get your money back. After the pulley is removed there are 3 bolts holding the power steering pump to the bracket. Pull those and the long bracket that is on the back of the pump and connects to the exhaust manifold and alternator and the pump should slide out. This information is for a 5.7L engine, but I believe it is close to the same for a 4.3L.
remove belt, remove alternator plugs, then bolts. pull out alternator. then undo bolts for bracket and remove.
yes i have done two. one a 1997 & the other a 1998 make sure you get the alternator off the donor as the one on your car wont fit the bracket that holds the power steering pump
you will find a bolt at top alternator connecting it to the bracket arm loosen it a little. you will find another bolt parallel with the bracket tighten it to pull the slack out of belt. tighten the bolt connecting alternator to bracket
You should be able to remove the alternator bracket, on your 1995 Jetta, by removing the three retaining bolts. The bracket should easily come off.
No, you do not have to remove the bracket to remove and replace the alternator. There are the two main bolts under the alternator which thread into the bracket on the back side that hold the alternator in place. After that, only a 13mm nut securing a wire (back side) and a plug (bottom, back side) which has 4-6 wires. To loosen the alternator belt (which may be confusing you) you must put a wrench or socket on the tensioner pulley and pry counter clock-wise. This will allow you to slip the belt off of the alternator pulley (should be done first during removal, last during replacement)
do you mean the aluminum bracket holding the alternator broke at the bolt holes? do you know that there should be a steel bracket BEHIND the alternator also? when engine usually replaced, sometimes this steel bracket is not replaced and instead a shorter bolt is used to fasten alternator (3 bolts) to aluminum bracket. there should be a longer bolt which goes from the front of the alternator on the left side, thru the alternator and thru that steel bracket and into part of engine?? this part not clearly understood as explained to me by mechanic husband. he had the same problem and corrected when bracket kit purchased from local Chevy dealer; about $197 in Hawaii. hope this bit helps...
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remove the alternator, remove mounting bolts for steering pump and position aside, remove upper engine mount bolt/nut, support engine with sling, remove the upper engine mount bracket, then finally accessory bracket. whole job with proper tools and equipment takes approx. 5 hours to do. I would not attempt to do this as a driveway repair.
Remove the neg. lead from the battery Remove the clamp that connects the power steering pump pressure hose to the valve cover(top of engine where you pour oil) Push pressure hose to the side Loosen the bolt attached to the alternator which will allow you to relieve tension to the drivebelt Push the alternator forward toward the engine block Remove the oil dipstick tube bracket and dipstick from the engine(held on by a top mounted bolt on the dipstick) Remove positive electrical connector from alternator Remove remaining alternator mounting bolts and pull out alternator Install in reverse of removalMAKE SURE NEW ALTERNATOR HAS ALL OF THE CONNECTIONS AS YOUR OLD ONE!!!The instructions for Changing the alternator on a Galant V6 is WRONG in the Haynes auto manual. The dipstick is not in the way & neither is the bracket for the power steering pressure hose. My daughter's Galant has an aluminum bracket that has the electrical harness attached to it that is in the way.
first you need to jack up your car and put it on jack stands, then remove the passenger side wheel, then loosen the two bolts on the back of the power steering pump and the pivot bolt so you can remove the accessory drive belt. Then you can loosen the two bolts on the front of the alternator, then if you look at the alternator through the wheel well on the left side of the alternator there is a bracket, on the backside of the bracket there is an adjuster bolt loosen it and then you can remove the alternator belt.
Start by disconnecting the negative battery cable, then loosen the hinge and bracket bolts on the alternator. There should only be one of each. Rotate the alternator around the bracket to release tension on the belt and electrical wires far enough that they can be disconnected. Remove the bracket bolt then the hinge bolt and the alternator should come right out. Installation is the reverse of removal. To tighten the belt back up, be sure the bracket bolt is loose then use a prybar between the alternator body and the engine block to pry the alternator along bracket. When the desired tension is reached, tighten the bracket bolt back down. Boom Done