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The Car uses an alternator to run electricaldevices in your vehicle while the engine is running.The alternator assemblyhelps the voltage regulator to to maintain the steady voltage. 1)Before buying new alternator ,first of all determine which alternator your car needs.Car models made from 1966 to 1970 have a 1.1 L or 1.2 L engine. Models from 1970 to 1978 have a 1.2 L, 1.4 L or 1.6 L engine. Models from 1979 to 1987 have 1.3 L, 1.6 L or 1.8 L diesel engine. Models 1988 to 1992 options include a 1.3 L, 1.5 L, 1.6 L or 2.0 L diesel engine. Models made from 1993 to 1997 also offer a 1.8 L engine. Models from 1998 to 2005 in the United States were available only with a 1.8 L engine. So before buying for new alternator check out this details. 2)The latest Toyota Corolla 2006 has 1.5 L, 1.8 L or 2.4 L engine. 3)After getting the exact alternator for your Toyota car engine. Follow this instructions to replace the alternator in car. 4)First of all disconnect the negative battery cable with a socket wrench. There is a gravel shield blocking the alternator. You will have to remove the gravel shield to access the alternator.The alternator is located under the car. 5)Then you will have to remove the battery terminal wire.to remove the battery terminal wire you will have to remove the electrical connector and loosen the nut on the alternator terminal with a socket wrench. And this will allow you to remove the battery terminal wire. 6)Now you can remove the alternator.to remove the alternator.you will have to remove the drive belt. For that you will have to loosen the two mounting bolts on the alternator with the help of socket wrench and this will help to take the alternator off the vehicle. 7)Now to install the new alternator assembly. You will require the torque wrench to tighten bolt .There are two bolts one is smaller and other is larger.Connect the smaller mounting to 18 foot-lb and the larger mounting to 40 foot-lb. 8)Then carefully connect the electrical harness and battery terminal wire to the alternator and tighten the retaining nut to the alternator terminal with a socket wrench. Install the gravel shield which you removed while removing the old alternator. Reconnect the negative battery cable with a socket wrench. The above instructions will help you to replace your cars alternator. Thanks.Goodluck.
should be alignment marks on the block or on the new belt. align the pulleys to match marks. don't forget to match up the water pump. next time get the tool that holds the pulleys in place before removing the belt.
-First you have to check that all the radiator fans are running when the water temperature rise -Then check the thermostat inside the thermostat housing, by removing it. When you soak it in the cold water, the valve should be close and when you soak it in the hot or boiled water, the valve should be open
Determine which alternator your Toyota Tundra will need. You'll want to be sure the new alternator is compatible with your Tundra's engine. Models built from 2000 to 2004 have a 3.4 L or 4.7 L engine. Models made from 2005 to 2006 offer options for a 4.0 L or 4.7 L engine. Starting in 2007, the Tundra is available with 4.0 L, 4.7 L and 5.7 L engines.
Disconnect the negative battery cable with a socket wrench. Remove the gravel shield if you need to access the alternator from under the car. Remove the electrical connector and unfasten the retaining nut on the alternator terminal with a socket wrench. This will allow you to remove the battery terminal wire.
Unfasten the lock nut, pivot bolt and adjusting bolt on the alternator with a socket wrench. Remove the drive belt and take the alternator off the vehicle.
Install the new alternator assembly. Use a torque wrench to tighten the lock nut to 25 ft. lbs. and the pivot bolt to 38 ft. lbs. Attach the adjusting bolt.
Connect the electrical harness and battery terminal wire to the alternator and fasten the retaining nut to the alternator terminal with a socket wrench. Install the gravel shield if you removed it. Replace the drive belt and restore it to the proper tension. Reconnect the negative battery cable with a socket wrench.