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I'm not sure exactly which part you mean, but I'm sure it would be available at a auto junk yard, especially since their are many caravans around. Many of these salvage yards have a data base so they can obtain parts from other yards if they don't have it. countrycurt0
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I'm not familiar with your specific make and model, but alternators typically are fairly similar. There are usually two bolts that hold the alternator to the engine, one on top and one on the bottom. One holds the alternator in place, and the other allows it to pivot, so you can adjust the belt tension. You need to loosen both bolts, pivot the alternator to remove the belt, then remove both bolts. The wires go into the back of the alternator, just remove them from the screws holding them in place.
get a lever, Long piece of strong wood will do. Slack the alternator, Use the lever between the engine and alternator to pry it back and bull the belt as tight as uneed. Tighten the alternator to hold the belt in place.
Assuming that the belt is not broken ... you need to tighten the belt. This one is not as easy as the other two which have tensioners. This belt is tensioned by the alternator itself. I've found adjusting it to not be a lot of fun ... the tricky part is loosening the bolt that the alternator pivots on. There isn't a lot of room and I find one of the small palm ratchets to be helpful. So to tighten, you'd loosen the upper bolt that actually holds the tension on the belt, loosen the bolt that the alternator pivots on, re-tension the belt (using something to pry on the alternator if necessary) and tighten the two bolts again. If you have to replace the belt you'll need to remove the outer two to get to this one. The outer two tensioners are adjusted by loosening the bolt that holds the tensioner pulley in place and then turning the tensioner bolt itself to tighten or loosen the belt(s)... then retighten the bolt holding the pulley.
1. Remove the plastic air intake system which includes the air filter, 1 vacuum hose, the tube that runs to the carb, the tube that runs off to the left. There are three bolts that hold the bottom of the air filter housing on. Most of this system is a snap together assembly. Just pull it apart.
2. The alternator will have two bolts on the front bottom. The left one is a double sided bolt and the right one is a pass through bolt with a nut on the back. Stick a wrench or a short socket wrench on the nut behind the alternator and remove the pass through bolt from the front. Then remove the double sided bolt from the left side.
3. This leaves the alternator loose and being held by the belt. remove the belt from the alternator and wiggle and jiggle the alternator out of the mounting area (very tight squeeze to get it out). You can put a larger size can of fruit or something in the place of the alternator to hold the belt in place so you can remember how it looks.
4. You will need to loosen the belt tensioner to put the belt on the new alternator. Remove the can of fruit if you chose to do that but be careful to not accidentally remove the belt from the 5 or 6 different places it passes through. Place the new alternator, put in the bolts and tighten. Loosen the tensioner and put the belt on. Tighten the tensioner and adjust as needed. Replace the entire air intake system by snapping it all back together and bolting it in one piece at a time.
LOOK AT HOW BELT IS ROUTED EVEN DRAW YOURSELF A LITTLE DIAGRAM MAYBE DIAGRAM ON FAN SHROUD AREA IF YOU LOOK NEXT YOUR TENSIONER WILL HAVE A PLACE FOR A 3/8'' RATCHET OR A 13,14,15MM BOLT HEAD PLACE APPROPIATE TOOL ON TENSIONER AND RELEASE TENSION
disconect positive battery terminal. and feel the tension on the laternator belt. you will need to bring it back to this tension.
1.) loosen bolts holding alternator in place (LOOK AT THE BELT TO REMEMBER HOW IT GOES, BEST NOT REMOVE THE BELT.)
2.) loosen bolts holding wires to alternator and connect wires to new alternator
3.) Place alternator in engine, replace bolts but dont tighten
4.) put belt in place, it will be slack, use your tire iron or a piece of pipe or wood to pry the alternator back, to bring tension on the belt. You pry the alternator to pull the belt as TIGHT AS POSSIBLE. while holding strain, on it, tighten the bolts.
on some models the belt ran around both if you do not have the old belt get a piece of string and wrap it around the pulleys for the alternator. have the alternator set about halfway on the adjustment bracket. two bolts hold the alternator one on the bottom and one on the top loosen both up enough to allow you to move the alternator but the belt on and rotate the alternator until tight enough you can't push it down more than a 1/4 of an inch.
I removed the alternator for my 2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee. I started by removing the belt, by placing a 1/2" ratchet in the groove on the belt tension pulley. Once the belt was removed I removed the two bolts holding the alternator in place and the wiring. The alternator bracket held the alternator tightly, it took a little persuasion with a heavy hammer and a piece of wood. The wood protected the alternator from damage. I also, had to remove the battery box and top radiator hose to get enough room to hammer the alternator out of the bracket. Putting the new one in also, took lite taps with a hammer to place it in the bracket.