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Removal & Installation


NOTE There is a trend among manufacturers today to refer to the source of belt-driven electrical power as a -generator-; however, by virtue of the method in which the -generator- produces electrical current the device is actually an -alternator-. The two terms may be used interchangeably.

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2. Drain the cooling system.
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery cable Accessory drive belt Alternator upper mounting bolt Engine splash shield Radiator support access panel Rear alternator bracket from the engine Alternator mounting bolts Duct on the back of the alternator Electrical connectors Front alternator-to-A/C bracket Alternator

To install:
  1. Install or connect the following:

    Alternator Front alternator-to-A/C bracket. Torque the bolt to 37 ft. lbs. (50 Nm). Electrical connectors. Torque the battery connection nut to 115 inch lbs. (13 Nm). Duct on the back of the alternator Alternator mounting bolts. Torque the bolts to 37 ft. lbs. (50 Nm). Upper front bolt. Torque the bolt to 35 ft. lbs. (47 Nm). Rear bracket to the engine. Torque the bolt to 37 ft. lbs. (50 Nm). Radiator support access panel Engine splash shield Accessory drive belt Negative battery cable
  2. Refill the cooling system. 4 DeVille
    NOTE There is a trend among manufacturers today to refer to the source of belt-driven electrical power as a -generator-; however, by virtue of the method in which the -generator- produces electrical current the device is actually an -alternator-. The two terms may be used interchangeably.
  3. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  4. Drain the cooling system.
  5. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery cable Accessory drive belt Radiator Electrical connectors Alternator mounting bolts Alternator

To install:
  1. Install or connect the following:

    Alternator Alternator mounting bolts. Torque the bolts to 37 ft. lbs. (50 Nm). Electrical connectors. Torque the battery connection nut to 111 inch lbs. (12 Nm). Radiator Accessory drive belt Negative battery cable
  2. Refill the cooling system.


Posted on Dec 30, 2010

  • Duane Wong
    Duane Wong Dec 30, 2010



    Removal & Installation









    NOTE

    There is a trend among manufacturers today to refer to the source of belt-driven electrical power as a -generator-; however, by virtue of the method in which the -generator- produces electrical current the device is actually an -alternator-. The two terms may be used interchangeably.




    1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.

    2. Drain the cooling system.

    3. Remove or disconnect the following:



      Negative battery cable

      Accessory drive belt

      Cooling fans

      Alternator cooler outlet hose, if equipped

      Alternator cooler inlet hose, if equipped

      Electrical connectors

      Alternator mounting bolts

      Alternator



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      Fig. Alternator mounting and wires






    To install:



    1. Install or connect the following:



      Alternator. Torque the bolt to 37 ft. lbs. (50 Nm).

      Electrical connectors. Torque the battery connection nut to 115 inch lbs. (13 Nm).

      Alternator cooler inlet hose, if equipped

      Alternator cooler outlet hose, if equipped. Torque the bolt to 80 inch lbs. (9 Nm).

      Cooling fans

      Accessory drive belt

      Negative battery cable



    2. Refill the cooling system.

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