Yes there is. Each circuit in that vehicle is protected by a fuse or fusable link.
there should be 3 bolts attaching the alternator, 2 short bolts and 1 long bolt
Dealer? Salvage Yard?
I assume your car is A 2.2, The hardest thing is getting the belt off and back on, Remove the belt, unbolt the alt from the engine, unplug the wires and unbolt the battery wire from it, Its not very difficult to do on this car, If your not very experienced with this kind of thing You can do it still , it should take you about 1 1/2 hours. Good luck.
Ignition control module.. located under the distributor The distributor cap is probably cracked and moisture is getting into it. Replace the cap .
what is the labor cost to replace a wiper reservior bottle in a 2002 Chevy Malibu
blown brake hose, front passenger side in 1997 chevy malibu?
If the alternator is working properly then it should go off onec the engine has started. If it does not then you probably have afaulty alternator.
How do you change the water pump on a 1997 chevy malibu?
where is the ecm unit in a 1997 Chevy Malibu 3.1 6 cly
how do you replace 1997 alternator belt
How do you shut off the anti - theft system on a 1997 chevy malibu?
4x100 to 4x114.3 is the size of hubcentric spacer that will fit a 1997 chevy malibu.
In my own personal experience, very good. I have 185,600 miles on my '97 Malibu which I now have had for 12 years. Have not had to replace anything major. Just replaced the water pump (though in hindsight I do not think it was bad) and the alternator.
Remove the belt from your 1997 Chevy Lumina alternator. Remove the wiring harness from the back of the alternator. Remove the alternator retaining bolts. Reverse the process to install the new alternator.
Remove the air conditioning hoses from your 1997 Chevy Malibu air conditioning compressor. Remove the compressor belt. Remove the compressor retaining bolts. Reverse the process to install your new air conditioning compressor.