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Replacing motor/transaxle mounts on 87'-98' Cadillacs

First disconnect negative battery terminal. raise vehicle on hoist or jack stands. My tip is to use a 15mm distributer wrench to remove mount nuts . I found that this tip wil save you time during replacement. Service Manual procedure says to remove belt and Air conditing compressor.Good luck with this tip. Be patient . Note: Tip was shared with me by An ASE Certified Tech.

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How to change alternator 2005 chryler 300


This answer covers:
2005 Chrysler 300 6cyl VIN "G" 3.5L SFI HO (72% of 2005 300's)
2005 Chrysler 300 6cyl VIN "R" 2.7L MFI DOHC (28% of 2005 300's)
2005 Dodge Magnum 5.7L engine

Alternator

Removal & Installation


WARNING - Precautions Section:
Disconnect negative cable from battery before removing battery output wire (b+ wire) from alternator. Failure to do so can result in injury or damage to electrical system.

2.7L Engine
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2. Disconnect negative battery cable.
  3. Remove alternator drive belt.
  4. Disconnect alternator field circuit plug.
  5. Remove B+ terminal nut and wire.
  6. Remove 2 lower mounting bolts.
  7. Remove alternator.
To install:
  1. Install alternator.
  2. Install upper bolt mounting bolt.
  3. Install 2 lower mounting bolts.
  4. Tighten bolts to 48 ft. lbs. (65 Nm).
  5. Install B+ terminal nut and wire. Tighten nut to 115 inch lbs. (13 Nm).
  6. Connect alternator field circuit plug.
  7. Install alternator drive belt.
  8. Connect negative battery cable.
3.5L Engines
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2. Disconnect negative battery cable.
  3. Remove alternator drive belt.
  4. Remove bracket bolts.
  5. Remove upper mounting bolt.
  6. Raise and support vehicle.
  7. Remove middle splash pan.
  8. Disconnect alternator field circuit plug.
  9. Remove B+ terminal nut and wire.
  10. Remove lower mounting bolts.
  11. Remove alternator.
To install:
  1. Install alternator.
  2. Install lower mounting bolts. Loosen install the upper mounting bolt.
  3. Tighten lower mounting bolts to 48 ft. lbs. (65 Nm).
  4. Connect alternator field circuit plug.
  5. Install B+ terminal nut and wire. Tighten nut to 115 inch lbs. (13 Nm).
  6. Install middle splash pan.
  7. Lower vehicle.
  8. Remove loose installed upper bolt.
  9. Install bracket and bracket bolt.
  10. Install upper mounting bolt and bracket.
  11. Tighten upper mounting bolt to 48 ft. lbs. (65 Nm).
  12. Tighten the bracket bolt to 40 ft. lbs. (54 Nm).
  13. Install alternator drive belt.
  14. Connect negative battery cable.
5.7L Engines
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2. Disconnect negative battery cable at battery.
  3. Remove alternator drive belt.
  4. Raise and support vehicle.
  5. Unsnap plastic insulator cap from B+ output terminal.
  6. Remove B+ terminal mounting nut at rear of alternator. Disconnect terminal from alternator.
  7. Disconnect field wire connector at rear of alternator by pushing on connector tab.
  8. Remove alternator support bracket nut and bolt. Remove support bracket. See Figure 1.
  9. Remove 2 alternator mounting bolts. See Figure 2.
  10. Remove alternator from vehicle.

Fig. 1 Alternator Support Bracket - 5.7L engine

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Fig. 2 Alternator Mounting Bolts - 5.7L engine

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Oct 13, 2014 | 2005 Chrysler 300

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How do I remove the starter motor from a 1993 Ford Fairlane?


  • Use a wrench to loosen the bolt and nut assembly that secures the negative battery cable to the battery, then lift the cable away from the battery.
  • 2 Apply the parking brake and raise the front of the car with a jack, then lower the vehicle onto two jack stands. Place one jack stand on each side of the front of the vehicle, under the frame.
  • 3 Access the starter from underneath the passenger's side of the Falcon. The starter is between the engine and the transmission and looks like a large coffee can.
  • 4 Remove the battery cable from the side of the starter. The cable slides over a threaded stud and is secured with a single nut. Remove the nut with a wrench, then lift the cable away from the starter.
  • 5 Remove the two flywheel-to-starter retaining bolts with a wrench, then pull the starter toward the front of the vehicle to remove it.
  • 6 Position the replacement starter against the flywheel housing, then install and tighten the two flywheel-to-starter retaining bolts with a wrench.
  • 7 Slide the battery cable onto the threaded stud on the side of the starter, then install and tighten the retaining nut with a wrench to secure the cable in place.
  • 8 Lift the vehicle with the floor jack, remove the jack stands, and lower the Falcon to the ground.
  • 9 Position the negative battery cable onto the battery terminal, then tighten the cable into place with a wrench.
  • Apr 28, 2011 | Ford Fairmont Cars & Trucks

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    installing a alternator in a 1998 chevy venture


  • Open the hood of your Venture and use a wrench to remove the retaining bolt on the negative battery terminal. Remove the negative battery cable from the terminal and set it aside.
  • 2 Raise the front of the van with a jack and support it with a set of jack stands. Position the stands under the front suspension, making sure they are stable and then remove the jack.
  • 3 Locate the starter motor on the front of the engine, working from under the van. Remove the retaining nuts from the terminals on the back of the starter solenoid with a socket and ratchet then label the wires with a piece of masking tape and a marker. Remove the wires and set them aside.
  • 4 Remove the two mounting bolts from the starter with a socket and ratchet then lower the starter out of the engine compartment. Raise a new starter into place, install the mounting bolts and tighten them to 35 pound-feet with a torque wrench and socket.
  • 5 Install the wiring connections on the terminals on the back of the solenoid, paying close attention to the label you placed on them when you removed them from the old starter. Install the retaining nuts on the two terminals and use a torque wrench and socket to torque the "S" terminal to 27 pound-inches and the "B" terminal to 89 pound-inches.
  • 6 Raise the front of the van off the jack stands, remove the stands from under the van and set the van back on its wheels. Install the negative battery cable on the negative battery terminal and tighten the retaining bolt with a wrench.



  • Dec 14, 2010 | Chevrolet Venture Cars & Trucks

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    how to replace starter motor in 1998 chrysler town and country van


    Hi. Here is the procedure. Jack the car up,secure good with jack stands,block wheels and parking brakes on.Disconnect battery terminal,use 15mm wrench and 15mm socket,remove 2 bolts through transmission bell housing,remove nut from battery cable to starter,disconnect small wire to solenoid

    Sep 13, 2010 | 1998 Chrysler Town & Country

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    how do u replace the starter and were is it located at?


    4.6L, 5.4L & 6.8L Engines
    1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions section.
    2. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
    3. Raise and safely support the vehicle.
    4. Remove or disconnect the following:
      • Starter terminal cover
      • Terminal nut and separate the battery starter cable from the starter motor
      • Solenoid S terminal connector, if equipped with a starter mounted solenoid
      NOTE To disconnect the hard-shell connector from the solenoid S terminal, grasp the plastic shell and pull off; do not pull on the wire. Pull straight off to prevent damage to the connector and S terminal.

    5. Remove or disconnect the following:
      • Starter motor retaining bolts
      • Starter motor from the vehicle
    To install:
    1. Install or connect the following:
      • Starter motor and retaining bolts. Tighten the bolts to 15–20 ft. lbs. (20–27 Nm).
      • Battery starter cable and a terminal nut to the starter motor. Tighten the terminal nuts to 79 inch lbs. (9 Nm).
      • Solenoid S terminal connector, if equipped with a starter mounted solenoid
      • Starter solenoid safety cap, if equipped
    2. Lower the vehicle.
    3. Connect the negative battery cable.
    4. Start the engine several times to check starter motor operation.
    Look at the transmission from underneath the truck...it is mounted to the transmission bellhousing....looks like this:

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    Nov 19, 2009 | 2002 Ford Expedition

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