Question about 1997 Nissan Maxima
That is up to you. The more stuff you get out of the way, the easier it will be to remove your alternator. Disconnecting air connectors is not difficult, just mark it so you know how to put it back together.
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Jan 02, 2011 | 1994 Plymouth Voyager
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Alternator BELT REMOVAL 1. REMOVE BATTERY AND BATTERY TRAY 2. DISCONNECT POWER STEERING (PS) RESERVOIR TANK 3. REMOVE DRIVE BELTS a. Loosen the lock bolt, pivot bolt and adjusting bolt. b. Remove the 2 drive belts. GENERATOR BELT INSTALLATION 1. INSTALL DRIVE BELTS a. Install the drive belts. b. Adjust the drive bell with the adjusting bolt. c. Tighten the pivot and adjusting lock bolts. Torque: Pivot bolt: 59 N.m (600 kgf.cm, 43 ft.lbs Lock bolt: 21 N.m (210 kgf.cm, 15 ft.lbs 2. CONNECT POWER STEERING (PS) RESERVOIR TANK 3. INSTALL BATTERY TRAY AND BATTERY
Alternator BELT REMOVAL
1. REMOVE BATTERY AND BATTERY TRAY
2. DISCONNECT POWER STEERING (PS) RESERVOIR TANK
3. REMOVE DRIVE BELTS
a. Loosen the lock bolt, pivot bolt and adjusting bolt.
b. Remove the 2 drive belts.
GENERATOR BELT INSTALLATION
1. INSTALL DRIVE BELTS
a. Install the drive belts.
b. Adjust the drive bell with the adjusting bolt.
c. Tighten the pivot and adjusting lock bolts.
Pivot bolt: 59 N.m (600 kgf.cm, 43 ft.lbs
Lock bolt: 21 N.m (210 kgf.cm, 15 ft.lbs
2. CONNECT POWER STEERING (PS) RESERVOIR TANK
3. INSTALL BATTERY TRAY AND BATTERY
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Dec 23, 2010 | 1997 Toyota Land Cruiser
Simply follow the steps
Disconnect the battery's negative cable and set it aside where it can't accidentally snap back onto the terminal.
Remove the car's accessory drive belt. Disconnect the belt shield by removing its two 10-mm bolts, push up on the tensioner by hand, pull the belt off the air conditioner or water pump pulley and remove the rest of the belt. Take note of how the belt loops around each pulley.
Open the cover containing the alternator's electrical connectors and disconnect them. Remove the bolt on the coolant expansion tank then detach the tank from its clip and secure it away. Detach the power steering reservoir, engine wiring loom bracket, ground cable and evaporative emission canister purge valve.
Unscrew and remove the alternator's first bolt on its right side. Unscrew the second bolt on the left and disengage it fully from the bracket; it cannot be removed from the alternator. Remove the alternator from the engine.
Install the new alternator, placing the built-in bolt within the bracket and tightening it first. Insert and tighten the second bolt.
Replace all other objects set aside in the reverse order they were detached. (evaporative emission canister purge valve, ground cable, engine wiring loom bracket, power steering reservoir and coolant expansion tank). Plug in the electrical connectors and replace the cover over them.
Replace the accessory drive belt. Loop it over all the pulleys except the one on the air conditioner. Retract the tensioner upwards as you did before to fit the belt on the A/C pulley.
Reconnect the battery cable.
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Apr 02, 2009 | 2004 Suzuki Aerio
Park vehicle on level
2. Remove battery from vehicle.
3. Remove air cleaner outlet hose, engine under cover ( right side ) and exhaust pipe # 2 .
4. Disconnect " B " terminal wire and coupler from the Alternator ( Generator ) .
5. Remove Alternator ( Generator ) belt.
6. Remove power steering
pump. Do not disconnect hoses.
6. Remove Alternator ( Generator ) cover.
7. Remove Alternator ( Generator ) bracket mounting bolts.
8. Remove Alternator ( Generator ).
Power Steering pump has three bolts- 2 behind the pulley
at 12 and 6 o'clock and one bolt on the back.
Once you get the power steering pump out of the way you can
remove the last bolt on the alternator
Ok...I did not remove axle or disconnect hoses on power steering...I did unbolt power steering pump and moved off to side.
after that I disconnected sensor on throttle
body and very carefully lifted alternator through the top where your air intake
assembly would have been at, right next to A.C. refrigerant lines.It
takes a minute , you HAVE TO BE CAREFUL NOT TO DAMAGE SENSOR!!
However it is a lot faster that taking off drive shaft and
If you go to AutoZone .com they
have exploded diagrams of the parts you have to take off and they will show you
bolt locations, the power steering pump bolt at 6 o'clock drove me crazy.
P.S. Get a ratcheting 12 mil wrench, it's a life and knuckle saver!!
Oct 16, 2008 | 2004 Suzuki Aerio
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