How do you get the alternator out of this vehicle? everything is un-hooked , but there is no room to pull it out no mater how you tun it. it either catches on the freon lines or on the connector where the wires go to engine .
1- Disconnect the negative battery cable with a socket wrench. Remove the windshield wiper module for 3.0 L and smaller engines or the right front lower splash shield for engine. Remove the accessory drive belt with a socket wrench. You will also need to remove the lower bolt and wiring harness from the oil dipstick tube with a socket wrench.
2 -Take the mounting bolts off of the alternator with a socket wrench and disconnect the alternator's electrical harness. This will allow you to remove the alternator assembly.
3 - Install the new alternator assembly and connect the electrical harness. Tighten the mounting bolts to 40 foot pounds with a torque wrench and install the accessory drive belt. You will also need to install the lower bolt and wiring harness from the oil dipstick tube with a socket wrench.
4 - Connect the windshield wiper module or right front lower splash shield as required. Connect the negative battery cable with a socket wrench.
Sep 22nd, 2013
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