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Surely if you open the hood and look at the cables you will see what kind of battery it has .

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How to change alternator 2005 chryler 300


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2005 Chrysler 300 6cyl VIN "G" 3.5L SFI HO (72% of 2005 300's)
2005 Chrysler 300 6cyl VIN "R" 2.7L MFI DOHC (28% of 2005 300's)
2005 Dodge Magnum 5.7L engine

Alternator

Removal & Installation


WARNING - Precautions Section:
Disconnect negative cable from battery before removing battery output wire (b+ wire) from alternator. Failure to do so can result in injury or damage to electrical system.

2.7L Engine
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2. Disconnect negative battery cable.
  3. Remove alternator drive belt.
  4. Disconnect alternator field circuit plug.
  5. Remove B+ terminal nut and wire.
  6. Remove 2 lower mounting bolts.
  7. Remove alternator.
To install:
  1. Install alternator.
  2. Install upper bolt mounting bolt.
  3. Install 2 lower mounting bolts.
  4. Tighten bolts to 48 ft. lbs. (65 Nm).
  5. Install B+ terminal nut and wire. Tighten nut to 115 inch lbs. (13 Nm).
  6. Connect alternator field circuit plug.
  7. Install alternator drive belt.
  8. Connect negative battery cable.
3.5L Engines
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2. Disconnect negative battery cable.
  3. Remove alternator drive belt.
  4. Remove bracket bolts.
  5. Remove upper mounting bolt.
  6. Raise and support vehicle.
  7. Remove middle splash pan.
  8. Disconnect alternator field circuit plug.
  9. Remove B+ terminal nut and wire.
  10. Remove lower mounting bolts.
  11. Remove alternator.
To install:
  1. Install alternator.
  2. Install lower mounting bolts. Loosen install the upper mounting bolt.
  3. Tighten lower mounting bolts to 48 ft. lbs. (65 Nm).
  4. Connect alternator field circuit plug.
  5. Install B+ terminal nut and wire. Tighten nut to 115 inch lbs. (13 Nm).
  6. Install middle splash pan.
  7. Lower vehicle.
  8. Remove loose installed upper bolt.
  9. Install bracket and bracket bolt.
  10. Install upper mounting bolt and bracket.
  11. Tighten upper mounting bolt to 48 ft. lbs. (65 Nm).
  12. Tighten the bracket bolt to 40 ft. lbs. (54 Nm).
  13. Install alternator drive belt.
  14. Connect negative battery cable.
5.7L Engines
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2. Disconnect negative battery cable at battery.
  3. Remove alternator drive belt.
  4. Raise and support vehicle.
  5. Unsnap plastic insulator cap from B+ output terminal.
  6. Remove B+ terminal mounting nut at rear of alternator. Disconnect terminal from alternator.
  7. Disconnect field wire connector at rear of alternator by pushing on connector tab.
  8. Remove alternator support bracket nut and bolt. Remove support bracket. See Figure 1.
  9. Remove 2 alternator mounting bolts. See Figure 2.
  10. Remove alternator from vehicle.

Fig. 1 Alternator Support Bracket - 5.7L engine

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Fig. 2 Alternator Mounting Bolts - 5.7L engine

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Oct 13, 2014 | 2005 Chrysler 300

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Can't find the starter in my 97 buick park avenue


    • 1 Open the hood of your Buick, and locate the negative battery cable. Remove the bolt securing the cable to the battery, using a wrench, then remove and isolate the cable from the battery terminal.
    • 2 Place a jack under the front of the car, and raise the driver's side of the car. Secure the car on a jack stand positioned under the frame of the car, then remove the jack.
    • 3 Locate the starter from under the driver's side of the car(right of transmission).More than likely there will be a black cover over the bolts, so take it off first, i think the bolt on the corner holds the cover on and its 12 mm i believe. Find the two wiring harness connections on the back of the starter solenoid. They are both stud and nut terminals and are marked "B" and "S." Remove the retaining nuts from both terminals, using a socket and ratchet, then remove the wires from the terminals. Make note of which wire came off which terminal; the "B" terminal should have the bigger, red wire.
    • 4 Locate the two mounting bolts at the front of the starter which should be 15 mm. They install from the bottom of the starter, threading up into the engine block. Remove both bolts with a socket and ratchet while supporting the starter so it does not fall on you. Remove the starter from the engine compartment and set it aside.
    • 5 Lift a new starter into the engine compartment, and position it up against the engine block. Install the two mounting bolts into the holes in the starter, then thread them into the engine block. Tighten the bolts to 32 ft.-pounds of torque with a torque wrench and socket.
    • 6 Connect the two wiring harness connections to the starter solenoid, matching the large red wire to the "B" terminal and the other wire to the "S" terminal. Install the retaining nut on the "B" terminal to 12 ft.-pounds with a torque wrench. Tighten the nut on the "S" terminal to 22 inch-pounds with a torque wrench.
    • 7 Lift the front of the car with a jack, and remove the jack stand. Lower the Buick to the ground and remove the jack from under the car.
    • 8 Connect the negative battery cable to the negative battery terminal, then tighten the retaining bolt with a wrench. Test the repair by starting the engine, ensuring the starter is functioning properly.

Oct 09, 2012 | 1997 Buick Park Avenue

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How do I change the starter?


first unhook the battery! then unbolt the cables from the back of the starter! be sure to mark them with masking tape, or something you can use to identify what wire goes where! then unbolt the starter bolts from the starter, and remove it! reverse this to put new starter back in!

Mar 04, 2011 | 1996 Ford Explorer

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How to replace alternator


1990-93 Accord
  1. With the ignition OFF, disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2. Remove the power steering pump. Refer to Section 8 for the complete procedure.
  3. Remove the cruise control actuator but do not disconnect the actuator cable; simply move the unit out of the way with the cable attached.
  4. Unplug the multi-pin electrical connector.
  5. Remove the terminal nut and remove the wire from the terminal.
  6. Loosen the adjusting bolt; remove the alternator nut. Fig. 3: Alternator mounting on 1990-93 Accords 86803003.gif

  7. Remove the belt from the alternator pulley.
  8. Remove the adjusting bolt, the lower through-bolt and the small support stay.
  9. Support the alternator. Remove the upper through-bolt and remove the alternator.
  10. If desired, remove the alternator mounting brackets. To install:
  11. If the alternator brackets were removed, reinstall them. Coat the bolts with a thread sealer or liquid thread lock. Install the bracket bolts and tighten them to 36 ft. lbs. (50 Nm).
  12. Fit the alternator into place. Install the upper through-bolt and tighten it to 33 ft. lbs. (45 Nm).
  13. Install the small stay, the lower through-bolt and the adjusting bolt. Make certain the adjusting bolt is properly installed.
  14. Install the belt. Install the alternator nut. Adjust the belt tension. Tighten the alternator nut to 19 ft. lbs. (26 Nm).
  15. Connect the wire to the terminal and tighten the nut.
  16. Engage the multi-pin connector to the alternator.
  17. Install the cruise control actuator.
  18. Install the power steering pump.
  19. Connect the negative battery cable.
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Jan 21, 2011 | 1991 Honda Accord

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Cant get the positive cable to tighten flush with the battery


I can try to help, but it depends on the type of terminal/connector. If it's a "post type" terminal, where the lead "post" sticks out on the top or side of the battery and the connector (with the wire) is a round hole with a tightening bolt/nut through the side, try loosening the bolt further and lightly tapping the connector onto the terminal. If it is a screw in type terminal, where the terminal is the round hole on the battery, and the connector is a screw, there may be some dirt, corrosion, etc. inside the hole that will need to be cleaned out. Also, the threads of the terminal may have been stripped out if you accidentally cross-threaded the screw or tightened it too much, which is VERY easy to do with lead connections. Lead is very soft and strips out easily. Hope this helps.

Dec 19, 2010 | 1993 Pontiac Trans Sport

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What is required to get to the alternator on a 1999 ford taurus se 6-cyl and how hard is it to change out? Approx time to complete for a beginner?


very easy, the hardest part is getting the serpentine belt off due to lack of room. make sure you disconnect the battery first, the alt sits right on top

Oct 29, 2010 | 1999 Ford Taurus

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How do you install the alternator


1990-93 Accord
  1. With the ignition OFF, disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2. Remove the power steering pump. Refer to Section 8 for the complete procedure.
  3. Remove the cruise control actuator but do not disconnect the actuator cable; simply move the unit out of the way with the cable attached.
  4. Unplug the multi-pin electrical connector.
  5. Remove the terminal nut and remove the wire from the terminal.
  6. Loosen the adjusting bolt; remove the alternator nut. Fig. 3: Alternator mounting on 1990-93 Accords 86803003.gif

  7. Remove the belt from the alternator pulley.
  8. Remove the adjusting bolt, the lower through-bolt and the small support stay.
  9. Support the alternator. Remove the upper through-bolt and remove the alternator.
  10. If desired, remove the alternator mounting brackets. To install:
  11. If the alternator brackets were removed, reinstall them. Coat the bolts with a thread sealer or liquid thread lock. Install the bracket bolts and tighten them to 36 ft. lbs. (50 Nm).
  12. Fit the alternator into place. Install the upper through-bolt and tighten it to 33 ft. lbs. (45 Nm).
  13. Install the small stay, the lower through-bolt and the adjusting bolt. Make certain the adjusting bolt is properly installed.
  14. Install the belt. Install the alternator nut. Adjust the belt tension. Tighten the alternator nut to 19 ft. lbs. (26 Nm).
  15. Connect the wire to the terminal and tighten the nut.
  16. Engage the multi-pin connector to the alternator.
  17. Install the cruise control actuator.
  18. Install the power steering pump.
  19. Connect the negative battery cable.

Oct 18, 2010 | 1992 Honda Accord

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I need to attach my battery cables... please help


There are two types of batteries in use today. Top terminal type is found on top of the battery normaly found in older cars. These are metal posts that on the battery and the cable terminals has basically a metal clamp that fits over the battery posts and is tightened to create a good contact. To remove the terminal end from the post loosen the nut on the bolt and insert a good size screw driver into the clamp so as to wedge it open and free it from the battery. Trying to pry the clamp up off the post could easily damage the battery. The least amount of force applied to the battery post the better. There is actualy a puller made for this very purpose and can be found at most auto parts stores.
The side terminals are, as the name indicates, are located on the side of the battery. Unlike the post on a top terminal battery there are two threaded bolt holes on the upper side where the cable eye terminals are attached. This only requires the removal of the bolt with the proper size wench.
In both cases the other end of the negative cable is normaly attached to the engine block for a ground. You just have to loosen the attaching fastener and replace the cable end. The positive end in most cases is attached to the starter but just follow the cable to it's attaching point and remove the fastener and replace the cable. It always advisable to coat the terminal ends with and electrical sealer made just for this purpose that can be purchased at any auto parts store.

May 05, 2009 | Buick Century Cars & Trucks

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Alternater replacement


TO remove :

  1. With the ignition OFF, disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2. Remove the power steering pump. Refer to for the complete procedure.
  3. Remove the cruise control actuator but do not disconnect the actuator cable; simply move the unit out of the way with the cable attached.
  4. Unplug the multi-pin electrical connector.
  5. Remove the terminal nut and remove the wire from the terminal.
  6. Loosen the adjusting bolt; remove the alternator nut.
  7. Remove the belt from the alternator pulley.
  8. Remove the adjusting bolt, the lower through-bolt and the small support stay.
  9. Support the alternator. Remove the upper through-bolt and remove the alternator.
  10. If desired, remove the alternator mounting brackets.
  11. If the alternator brackets were removed, reinstall them. Coat the bolts with a thread sealer or liquid thread lock. Install the bracket bolts and tighten them to 36 ft. lbs. (50 Nm).
  12. Fit the alternator into place. Install the upper through-bolt and tighten it to 33 ft. lbs. (45 Nm).
  13. Install the small stay, the lower through-bolt and the adjusting bolt. Make certain the adjusting bolt is properly installed.
  14. Install the belt. Install the alternator nut. Adjust the belt tension. Tighten the alternator nut to 19 ft. lbs. (26 Nm).
  15. Connect the wire to the terminal and tighten the nut.
  16. Engage the multi-pin connector to the alternator.
  17. Install the cruise control actuator.
  18. Install the power steering pump.
  19. Connect the negative battery cable.15463b8.jpg

Oct 14, 2008 | 1992 Honda Accord

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