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Generator 3.0L (2V)
Removal

  1. Partially raise the vehicle on a hoist. Refer to Section 00-02 .
  2. Remove the right front wheel. Refer to Section 00-02 .
  3. Remove the lower fender splash shield retainers and position the shield out of the way.
  4. Lower the vehicle.
  5. Remove the accessory drive belt from the generator pulley. Refer to Section 03-05 .
  6. Remove the power steering line bracket and heater hose support bracket from the generator.
  7. Remove the upper generator bolts.
  8. Remove the generator splash shield.
  9. Raise the vehicle.
  10. Disconnect the electrical connector and remove the battery positive cable from the generator.
  11. Position an adjustable stand to the subframe.
  12. Remove the right subframe bolts.
  13. Remove the lower generator bolt.
  14. Disconnect the right hand stabilizer link.
  15. Lower the subframe to provide clearance.
  16. Remove the generator.
Installation
  1. NOTE: Do not tighten the lower bolt.

    Install the generator and the lower bolt.
  1. Raise the subframe and install the subframe bolts. Tighten the bolts to 90 Nm (66 lb-ft).
  1. Connect the right hand stabilizer link and torque to 47-62 Nm (35-46 lb-ft).
  1. Remove the adjustable stand.
  1. Lower the vehicle.
  1. Install the upper generator bolts and tighten them to 25 Nm (18 lb-ft).
  1. Install the power steering line bracket and the heater hose support bracket. Tighten the nut to 20 Nm (15 lb-ft).
  1. Install the accessory drive belt. Refer to Section 03-05 .
  1. Partially raise the vehicle.
  1. Tighten the lower generator bolt to 25 Nm (18 lb-ft).
  1. Connect the generator electrical connector.
  1. Install the battery positive B + cable and nut. Tighten the cable nut to 10 Nm (89 lb-in).
  1. Install the generator splash shield.
  1. Install the fender splash shield and the retainers.
  1. Install the right front wheel.
  1. Lower the vehicle.
3.0L (4V)
Removal
  1. Disconnect the battery ground cable. For additional information, refer to Section 14-01 .
  1. Remove the accessory drive belt from the generator pulley. Refer to Section 03-05 .
  1. Remove the power steering line bracket and heater hose support bracket from the generator.
  1. Remove the upper generator bolts.
  1. Partially raise the vehicle on a hoist. Refer to Section 00-02 .
  1. Remove the right front wheel. Refer to Section 00-02 .
  1. Remove the lower fender splash shield retainers and position the shield out of the way.
  1. Remove the generator splash shield.
  1. Raise the vehicle.
  1. Disconnect the electrical connector and remove the battery positive cable from the generator.
  1. Position an adjustable stand to the subframe.
  1. Remove the right subframe bolts.
  1. Remove the lower generator bolt.
  1. Lower the subframe to provide clearance.
  1. Remove the generator.
Installation
  1. NOTE: Do not tighten the lower bolt.

    Install the generator and the lower bolt.
  1. Raise the subframe and install the subframe bolts. Tighten the bolts to 90 Nm (66 lb-ft).
  1. Remove the adjustable stand.
  1. Lower the vehicle.
  1. Install the upper generator bolts and tighten them to 25 Nm (18 lb-ft).
  1. Install the power steering line bracket and the heater hose support bracket. Tighten the nut to 20 Nm (15 lb-ft).
  1. Install the accessory drive belt. Refer to Section 03-05 .
  1. Partially raise the vehicle.
  1. Tighten the lower generator bolt to 25 Nm (18 lb-ft).
  1. Connect the generator electrical connector.
  1. Install the battery positive B+ cable and nut. Tighten the cable nut to 10 Nm (89 lb-in).
  1. Install the generator splash shield.
  1. Install the fender splash shield and the retainers.
  1. Install the right front wheel.
  1. Lower the vehicle.
  1. Connect the negative battery cable.
3.4L (4V)
Removal
  1. Disconnect the battery ground cable (14301). Refer to Section 14-01 .
  1. Remove the right side cowl vent screen. Refer to Section 01-02 .
  1. Raise the vehicle and remove right front wheel assembly. Refer to Section 00-02 .
  1. Remove right tie-rod. Refer to Section 11-02 .
  1. Remove accessory drive belt (8620) from generator. Refer to Section 03-05 .
  1. Disconnect electrical harness connector and output terminal wiring.
  1. Remove nut and position engine control sensor wiring (12A581) out of the way.
  1. Remove the two bolts and one stud bolt.
  1. Remove generator from vehcile

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