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Loosen the belt tensioner so you can remove the old belt and put on a new one.

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How do i replace the altenator belt


Take a look at the one that's on there now. You will have to loosen the bolts that keep the alternator from pivoting. There will be one bolt where the alternator contacts the engine and another bolt farther out on the alternator. At that point, there will be a bracket with a groove, and the bolt is in that groove. Loosen the bolt on the engine and then loosen the slider bolt. You should be able to rotate the alternator toward the engine. That will put enough slack into the belt that you can remove it.

Installation is the reverse of removal. Slide the belt into place; lift the alternator to tighten the belt; tighten the bolt on the slider bracket; tighten the bolt on the engine. Check the belt's tightness after a few day because it will stretch and loosen.

Nov 30, 2014 | 1996 Isuzu Rodeo

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How to change alternator belt


Hi there,

Lift the car hood and disconnect the ground cable from the battery´s negative terminal. In the engine compartment, locate the alternator. On top of the alternator you will see a pivot bolt. Use a socket wrench to loosen this bolt, but do not remove it completely.

Locate the alternator belt and loosen it from its pulleys by applying pressure to the alternator and moving it in the direction of the engine. Once the alternator belt is loosened, pull it off from its pulleys.

Install the new alternator belt. It must run around the alternator pulley, the water pump pulley and the alternator pulley. With the new alternator belt in place, adjust it over the pulleys by bringing the alternator back to its original position, away from the engine. Make sure the belt is tight around the pulleys, then tighten the pivot bolt on top of the alternator.

Re-attach the ground cable to the battery and close the car hood.

Hope this helps...

Jan 24, 2011 | 2002 Kia Spectra

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How to change a alternator on 98 honda accord v6, 3.0


Shut off engine and let it cool down. Remove the alternator bolts. This will loosen belt and allow you to remove alternator. Disconnect and label wires. Have a helper help you install new alternator while tightening belt. You need about 1/8 inch slack on the belt. You can purchase a belt tension tool to help you measure. Tighten alternator bolts and plug wires. Turn on engine and check that battery holding steady voltage.

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How do you change the alternator belt? the belt that spins the fan to keep the engine cool?? trying to replace it, can't figure out how.


release all the bolts to the alternator so that is able to swing inwards,then refit belt,using the alternator to pull belt tight.......check belt after tightening alternator to make sure its not too tight.

May 24, 2010 | 1988 Mitsubishi Mighty Max

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Change alternators


2.0L (VIN N) & 2.3L (VIN Z) Engine
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2. Remove or disconnect the following:
    • Negative battery cable
    • Upper alternator mounting nut
  3. Raise and support the vehicle.
  4. Remove the accessory drive shield.
  5. Release the tension and remove the accessory drive belt from the alternator pulley.
  6. Release the two air intake tube retainers and remove the air intake tube assembly.
  7. Remove and discard the generator B+ cable nut and disconnect the B+ cable.
  8. Remove or disconnect the following:
    • Alternator electrical connector
    • 2 alternator nuts and bolts
    • Engine roll restrictor mount bolt
  9. With an assistant, position the engine forward and remove the alternator from its mounting.
  10. Remove the lower air duct and remove the alternator.
  11. Remove the radial adapter (B+ connection extension).
To install:
Install or connect the following:
  • Radial adapter to the alternator
  • Lower air duct
  • Alternator; tighten the 2 bolts and nuts to 35 ft. lbs. (48 Nm)
  • Alternator electrical connector
  • Alternator B+ cable and new nut
  1. Reposition the engine. Tighten the engine roll restrictor mount bolt to 35 ft. lbs. (48 Nm).
  2. Install or connect the following:
    • Air intake tube and retainers
    • Accessory drive belt
    • Accessory drive belt
  3. Lower the vehicle.
  4. Install the alternator upper mounting nut. Tighten to 35 ft. lbs. (48 Nm).
  5. Reconnect the negative battery cable.

Dec 07, 2009 | 2005 Ford Focus

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How do i change the altinater on a 98 lincon continental


Removal & Installation

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Rotate the tensioner and remove the belt from around the alternator pulley

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Detach the 2 connectors from the alternator

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Slide the boot up to access the battery cable on the rear of the alternator

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Remove the nut retaining the battery cable and . . .

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. . . remove the battery cable from the post on the rear of the alternator

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Remove the three alternator rear mounting bolts

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Remove the two front alternator mounting bolts

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Remove the alternator from the engine by carefully lifting it up and out of the engine compartment

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2. Tag and disconnect the wiring connectors from the rear (or side) of the alternator. To disconnect push-on type terminals, depress the lock tab and pull straight off.
  3. On 3.8L and 4.6L engines, rotate the automatic tensioner away from the drive belt and disengage the drive belt from the alternator pulley. Remove the alternator brace.
  4. On 3.8L engines, remove the alternator pivot bolts, top and bottom and remove the alternator.
  5. On 5.0L engines, loosen the alternator pivot bolt and remove the adjusting bolt. Disengage the drive belt from the alternator pulley.
  6. On 3.8L and 5.0L engines, remove the alternator pivot bolt and the alternator. On 4.6L engines, remove the alternator mounting bolts and remove the alternator.
  7. Installation is the reverse of the removal procedure. On 4.6L engines, tighten the alternator mounting bolts to 15–22 ft. lbs. (20–30 Nm) and the alternator brace bolts to 70–106 inch lbs. (8–12 Nm). In addition, on 5.0L engines, adjust the drive belt tension

Nov 30, 2009 | 1998 Lincoln Town Car

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How do I change a 2005 mustang alternator? NOT gt


2005 Ford Mustang 4.0L SFI SOHC 6cyl
Ford Mustang 1999-2005
Alternator - Removal & Installation

3.8L And 4.0L Engines
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions at the beginning of this section.
  2. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  3. Remove the accessory drive belt.
  4. Disconnect the alternator electrical connectors.
  5. Remove the alternator shield (4.0L engine).
  6. Remove the alternator mounting bolts.
  7. Remove the alternator from the vehicle.
  8. Installation is the reverse of the removal procedure.
To install:
  1. Position the alternator onto engine. Tighten the lower bolt to 35 ft. lbs. (47 Nm) and the upper bolt to 18 ft. lbs. (25 Nm).
  2. Install the alternator shield (4.0L engine).
  3. Connect the alternator electrical connectors.
  4. Install the accessory drive belt.
  5. Connect the negative battery cable.

4.6L Engines (Non-Supercharged)
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions at the beginning of this section.
  2. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  3. Remove the air intake scoop bracket, if equipped.
  4. Remove the accessory drive belt.
  5. Remove the upper alternator bracket.
  6. Disconnect the alternator electrical connectors.
  7. Remove the alternator bolts.
  8. Remove the alternator from the vehicle.
  9. Installation is the reverse of the removal procedure.
To install:
  1. Position the alternator onto engine. Tighten the mounting bolts to 18 ft. lbs. (25 Nm).
  2. Connect the alternator electrical connectors.
  3. Install the upper alternator bracket. Tighten the bolts to 89 inch lbs. (10 Nm).
  4. Install the accessory drive belt.
  5. Install the air intake scoop bracket, if equipped.
  6. Connect the negative battery cable.
4.6L Engines (Supercharged)
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions at the beginning of this section.
  2. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  3. Remove the accessory drive belt.
  4. Raise the vehicle.
  5. Disconnect the alternator electrical connectors.
  6. Remove the alternator bolts.
  7. Remove the alternator from the vehicle.
  8. Installation is the reverse of the removal procedure.
To install:
  1. Position the alternator onto engine. Tighten the lower bolt to 18 ft. lbs. (25 Nm) and the upper bolt to 37 ft. lbs. (50 Nm).
  2. Connect the alternator electrical connectors.
  3. Lower the vehicle.
  4. Install the accessory drive belt.
  5. Connect the negative battery cable.
  6. Installation is the reverse of the removal procedure.

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Replace belt on 2001 toyota echo


that belt is wrapped around the alternator which is located on the passenger side of the engine compartment. loosen the alternator to remove belt. Wrap belt around pulleys and pull the belt tight but adjusting the alternator.

Jan 10, 2009 | 2001 Toyota Echo

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Changing the starter on a Kia Spectra


Here's step-by-step instructions on how to access, remove and re-install your alternator. Hope it helps! Have a great day!

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  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  3. Temporarily loosen the water pump pulley bolts, 1.6L (VIN 3) engine only.
  4. Remove the front air intake inlet pipe bolts, 1.8L engine only.
  5. Remove the top hose from the air intake inlet pipe, 1.8L engine only.
  6. Remove the air intake inlet pipe clamp and the pipe, 1.8L engine only.
  7. Remove the power steering pump, 2.0L engine only.
  8. Remove the power steering pump bracket, 2.0L engine only.
  9. Remove the alternator B terminal cover cap.
  10. Disconnect the alternator electrical connections.
  11. Loosen, but do not remove the alternator pivot bolt and the tensioner mounting bolt.
  12. Remove the drive belt(s); relieve tension on the belt by rotating the adjustment bolt.
  13. Remove the water pump pulley, 1.6L (VIN 3) engine only.
  14. Remove the power steering pump, 1.6L (VIN 3) engine only.
  15. Remove the power steering pump bracket, 1.6L (VIN 3) engine only.
  16. Remove the alternator tensioner mounting bolt and the belt tensioner.
  17. Remove the alternator pivot bolt.
  18. Loosen the bolt at the base of the adjusting bracket and rotate the bracket up.
  19. Remove the alternator. 0900c15280028419.jpgAlternator mounting—1.5L and 1.6L (VIN 5) engine shown 0900c1528002841a.jpgAlternator mounting—2.0L and 1.6L (VIN 3) engines shown 0900c1528002841b.jpgAlternator mounting—2.4L and 2.7L engine
To install:
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2. Install the alternator.
  3. Install the alternator pivot bolt and hand-tighten at this time.
  4. Rotate the adjusting bracket into position, place the belt tensioner into position. Hand-tighten the mounting bolt.
  5. Install the drive belt.
  6. Adjust the belt tension by rotating the adjustment bolt.
  7. The belt deflection for 1.5L, 1.6L (VIN 5), 2.4L and 2.7L engines, is as follows:
    1. New belt: 0.22-0.28 in. (5.5-7mm).
    2. Used belt: 0.24-0.28 in. (6-7mm).
  8. The belt deflection for 1.6L (VIN 3) engine is as follows :
    1. New belt: 0.13-0.15 in. (3.3-3.7mm).
    2. Used belt: 0.17-0.19 in. (4.2-4.7mm).
  9. The belt deflection for the 2.0L engine, is as follows:
    1. New belt: 0.22-0.31 in. (5.5-8mm).
    2. Used belt: 0.33-0.45 in. (8.5-11.5mm).
  10. The belt deflection for the 1.8L engine, is as follows:
    1. New belt: 0.23-0.31 in. (6-8mm).
    2. Used belt: 0.28-0.35 in. (7-9mm).
  11. Tighten the tensioner bolt to 14-19 ft. lbs. (19-26 Nm) and the pivot bolt to 28-38 ft. lbs. (38-51 Nm).
  12. Connect the alternator electrical connections.
  13. Install the alternator B terminal cover cap.
  14. Install the power steering pump and adjust the power steering belt tension, 2.0L and 1.6L (VIN 3) engines only.
  15. Install the water pump pulley, 2006 1.6L engine only.
  16. Install the air intake inlet pipe and fasten the clamp, 1.8L engine only.
  17. Install the top hose to the air intake inlet pipe, 1.8L engine only.
  18. Install the front air intake inlet pipe bolts, 1.8L engine only.
  19. Connect the negative battery cable.
 

Nov 23, 2008 | 2003 Kia Spectra

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