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What are the steps I should follow, start to finish. With replacing an alternator and all the belts associated. Is there anything I should be aware of before getting started.

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1998 Isuzu trooper 3.5 alternator replace

step one remove battery neg lug .
the above video (of book?) is wrong.
the belt tension-ing step was skipped.

remove belt steps remove alt. wiring. remove alternator (bolts) it falls free. replace it , reverse steps above belt back tension belt. battery cable back. test run. charge/BAT lamp off?
see wrench below, turn it CW.
this releases the spring tension and belt comes off
to put back, do same and put on belt and release wrench.

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I have a 95 corolla and need to replace the altenator belt but can't find a routing diagram can you help me with this

Look underneath the hood for a black and white sticker. This sticker will show the correct routing guide for your 1995 Toyota Corolla alternator belt. Click on the link below and follow this "step by step" guide to change your belt.

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How do i change the alternator on a 2002 tahoe loosen the belt to remove the alternator?

Hello KMC. Before you begin, I recommend a trip to the autoparts store to purchase a gadget called a memory saver which you plug into the cigarette lighter. These items are about $15.00 and they save all of your radio codes and other codes so everything will still work when you finish your installation of a new, rebuilt alternator. I am recommending a rebuilt unit, which is significantly less money provided that you turn in your old one once you have removed it.

Follow these steps to accomplish this removal:

  1. Plug in your memory saver, if you have one.
  2. Remove the vehicle's negative battery cable.
  3. Remove the serpentine belt, or alternator belt. This is many times the most difficult part of the task.
  4. Remove any necessary parts to reach the alternator.
  5. Discard all belts or hoses removed in this process.
  6. Disconnect all of the electrical connections (wires) from the alternator.
  7. Disconnect and discard the alternator belt.
  8. Remove any mounting bolts that hold the alternator in place.
  9. Remove the alternator from the engine compartment.
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            Nov 21, 2010 | 2002 Chevrolet Tahoe

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            How do I tighten the belt?

            belts can be tightned by loosening the alternator and then pulling it tight by sliding it along the adjustment rail. Also check to see if the belt is simply worn out by over streatching and if the belt tensioner is working correctly.

            Oct 10, 2010 | 1998 Oldsmobile Intrigue

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            How do I replace the alternator

            Hello, Alternators are a car part that can be very costly to fix because of labor costs. But with an hour or two of time and a little elbow grease, you can do it yourself. And to replace the alternator follow the following steps below:

            Step 1. Pull your car into the garage or your work area. Turn the car off and let it sit for a while to cool.

            Step 2. Begin by disconnecting the negative cable of the battery.

            Step 3. Remove the serpentine belt from the pulley on the alternator. Do this by using a socket wrench to turn the serpentine automatic belt tensioner so that it allows slack in the belt. Then simply slip the belt off the alternator pulley.

            Step 4. Locate and disconnect all the mounting bolts on the alternator, use a vehicle specific manual if you have any trouble.

            Step 5. Disconnect all wires attached to the alternator then remove the alternator from the car.


            Step 1. Slide the new alternator into place. Do not worry about the serpentine belt yet.

            Step 2. Replace the bolts that held the previous alternator to secure the new one in place.

            Step 3. Attach the wires to the new alternator the same way they were attached to the old one.

            Step 4. Adjust the serpentine belt tensioner the same direction you did in Section One to put slack in the belt. Wrap the belt around the pulley of the new alternator and then remove the socket wrench from the automatic belt tensioner.

            Step 5. Inspect the belt to be sure it is not snug and follows the path required in the pulley and belt configuration diagram.

            Step 6. Hook the negative battery wire back to the negative terminal on the battery.


            Jul 20, 2010 | 1995 Buick Skylark

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            How many labor hours will it take to install a new alternator in my jeep grand cherokee?

            How to Replace an Alternator (DIY Time: 2.5 hours)
            Complexity: Moderate

            1. Alternator - $151.95

            1. Combination Wrench Set
            2. Screwdriver
            3. Multimeter
            4. Serpentine Belt Tool
            5. 3/8 in. Drive Ratchet
            6. Socket Set

            Step 1 Open the hood and locate your vehicle’s alternator.
            o Tip: Safety Tip:Always wear safety glasses when working on your vehicle. Wear other personal protective equipment (PPE) when necessary, for example latex gloves or safety shoes.
            o Tip: Always make sure the struts on the hood can fully support the weight of the hood so that it does not close on you while working. The use of a hood prop can securely hold it in place.

            Step 2 Using your digital multi-meter, check the battery voltage. A dead battery will usually have less than 9 volts. This would not be enough power to start most vehicles.

            Step 3 To verify that your alternator is bad, make sure your battery is fully charged and can pass a load test.

            Step 4 With the good battery installed, connect your digital multi-meter across the battery terminals with the engine turned off. A good battery should read between 12-13 volts.

            Step 5 Start your engine and read the digital multi-meter’s output. The voltage should rise near 13.5-14.5 volts.

            Step 6 Using an open end wrench, disconnect the battery’s negative cable.
            o Tip: When disconnecting battery cables, be sure to always disconnect the negative cable first and do not allow it to come in contact with the negative terminal post while working on the vehicle.
            o Tip: Wrap the battery cable with a shop towel and pull it away from the battery terminal.

            Step 7 Disconnect the power and ground wires on the back of the alternator paying close attention to where each wire connects. Disconnect the wiring harness connector.
            o Tip: Check for a loose wiring harness connector, cracked wire insulation, and corroded terminals. Replacing the wiring harness may be necessary.

            Step 8 Loosen the alternator bracket bolts, and alternator adjusting bolts or alternator belt tensioner so that you can remove the alternator drive belt.

            Step 9 Using the proper size socket and ratchet, remove the alternator mounting bolts, spacer (if equipped), adjusting bolt, lower pivot bolt (if equipped), and the alternator.

            Step 10 Install new alternator.

            Step 11 Using the proper size socket and ratchet, loosely install the alternator mounting bolts, spacer (if equipped), adjusting bolt and lower pivot bolt (if equipped).

            Step 12 Install the alternator belt.
            o Tip: When installing the alternator belt, make sure the alternator belt is fully seated in the groove of the pulleys.

            Step 13 Pull the alternator until the alternator belt is tight.

            Step 14 Tighten the alternator mounting bolts while gently moving the alternator unit to achieve proper alternator belt tension.

            Step 15 Reinstall the power and ground wires to alternator. Install the wiring harness connector.

            Step 16 Push down in the middle of the alternator belt to check belt tension. If the alternator belt moves more than a half an inch, it is too loose, adjust the alternator belt to proper tension before proceeding to next step.

            Step 17 Now that the alternator belt has been installed and adjusted, reconnect the negative battery cable. Start the engine and check the battery voltage to verify proper alternator charging.

            Step 18 Turn off the engine and recheck the alternator belt tension. Readjust the alternator belt tension if needed.

            Good luck (remember comment and rated this).

            Apr 19, 2010 | 2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee

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            How to replace alternator in 2000 toyota corolla, step by step.

            1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.

              NOTE It may be necessary to remove the gravel shield and work from underneath the car in order to gain access to the alternator retaining bolts.
            2. Remove or disconnect the following:
              • Negative battery cable
              • Wiring from the alternator
              • Drive belt
              • Alternator
            To install:
            1. Install or connect the following:
              • Alternator. Torque the smaller bolt to 18 ft. lbs. (25 Nm) and the larger bolt to 40 ft. lbs. (54 Nm).
              • Alternator connector and wiring
              • Drive belt
              • Negative battery cable

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            I just did this for a friend this morning. Sounds scary bot it is easy.
            1) remove P.S. fluid filler and pin it aside
            2) remove radiator overflow canister and pin it aside
            3) unplug wiring harnesses right over the alternator (back right of the engine compartment)
            4) The scary part - remove the 3 engine mount bolts on that sode of the car
            5) from the transmission jack up the engine just enough to tilt it forward slightly
            6) it takes 2, tilt the engine forward and lift out the alt - you should have removed the belt at this time.,
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            Replace alternator 1999 tracker

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            Replacing an alternator in a 01 Chevy Suburban

            the best thing to do is buy a haynes repair manual at local auto store. it'll give you step by step instructions. about $18

            Dec 15, 2008 | 2001 Chevrolet Suburban

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