Question about 1999 Pontiac Sunfire
My battery light keeps popping on and off, i think it is my alternator needs replaced, i need instuctions on how to put one in my 99 sunfire car. thanks
In general alternators are al lot easier to install than people think.. you should be able to do it in the parking lot outside your local parts store. you could probably get away with a wrench/socket the fits the bolts that hold it onto the motor/bracket. the first thing, use a 3/8" ratchet to put counter the tension on the belt tensioner, so you can remove the serpentine belt from around the alternator pulley. then undo the bolts holding it on and it should come right off.. also, be sure to undo the wire clip beofore removing the alt. the new alternator installs in the reverse of the removal directions. **notes be sure to have your charging system checked first to make sure that it is the problem, keep track of how serpentine belt came off so you can put it back on the same way (it only goes on one way) and you will need to put counter-tension on the belt tensioner to get it on.. in some cars it can be a tight fit and you may have to move/remove misc things out of the way to get it in/out, this is normal.. good luck
Posted on Feb 08, 2009
My battery top keep popping off is it my alternator that is doing that
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