Question about 1998 Isuzu Rodeo
Is it correct that you have to go under the wheel to take out and replace..need a little more specifics!! Thanks
U take off the tire pass side then , uplug the battery,then get the serpintine belt off, then lossen a couple of bolts disconect the leads from the battery and start to pry it out u dont have too take out the radiator hose, btw just simply move it to the side when ready to take it out ,and u have to take it out threw the top of the engine ,was the easyiest way for me and good luck and have fun u cant go wrong with doing this job for your isuzu
Posted on Oct 26, 2009
I have a 1998 Rodeo and just replaced the alternator. If I may make a suggestion, pay someone to do this. It took two of us 4 hours to replace. I am not a certified mechanic, but I know a few things about cars. I thought that I would replace it myself and save a little money! Big mistake. It is EXTREMELY hard to get too and there is NO room to work. Once you get it out, you would think that the new one would just slip back in place, not the case. I will take the car in and have it done next time. To answer your question though, yes you need to go at it from under the right side of the engine. you will need to go from the top to loosen some of the bolts. Hope this helped! Good luck!
Posted on Jan 19, 2009
Ya it took me a half hour to do this by myself. Like jboysgsxr750 said, remove the passenger side wheel and the serpintine belt. The lower alternator bolt is easier to remove from the bottom and the other from the top. Remove the radiator hose bracket so you can move hose around and that also gives you more room to remove top alternator bolt. Its not a bad idea to disconnect radiator hose form the top....makes it easier to pull out alternator. Also, i found it easier to disconnect electrical connectors from under the passenger side wheel well.
Posted on Dec 16, 2009
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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