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How do l wire up a set of driving lights, l have assembled and mounted them to my nudgebar and now need to wire them in.

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To wire the lights -- depending on what brand of lights you bought will depend on how they get wired.
most of the time the lights themselves will be getting their ground from the bumper ( nudgebar ) so all you need is to wire in the positive leads. these leads can be tied together and then the one wire is ran to a relay which is controled by a switch.
so you have 12 volts running to the relay from a fused circuit and then to the lights. the switch just opens and closes the relay.
if the lights do not get their ground from being installed to a metal grounded surface you may need to daisy the ground wire from light to light and then to ground. again this all depends on what brand of light you have bought.

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How do you remove the headlights off a Pontiac grand am 2004


Lighting Headlight, Side Marker, Park & Turn Signal Assembly Removal & Installation To Remove:
  1. Open the hood.
  2. Remove the front air deflector.
  3. Apply light pressure to the headlight lens to hold the headlight in place while disconnecting the retainers.
  4. Lift up the headlight retainers to release the housing.
  5. Remove the headlight assembly, pulling straight forward from the headlight mounting panel. NOTE: Note the location and position of the adjuster retainers and locator tab.
  6. Disconnect the wiring harness from the headlight assembly.
  7. Rotate the bulb(s)/socket(s) as needed counterclockwise to release.
  8. Remove the bulb(s)/socket(s) from the headlight assembly.
To Install:
  1. Install the replacement bulb(s)/socket(s) to the headlight assembly rotating clockwise until fully seated.
  2. Connect the wiring harness to the headlight assembly.
  3. Position the headlight assembly to the mounting panel.
  4. Apply light pressure to the headlight assembly lens to hold the assembly in place while installing the retainers.
  5. Align the headlight assembly retainers and slide them over the assembly mounting tabs
  6. Install the front air deflector.
  7. Close the hood.
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Feb 02, 2011 | 2004 Pontiac Grand Am

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Is fixing the ultinator yourself an easy job


  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2. Remove the drive belt.
  3. If necessary, remove any splash shielding for easier access to the alternator.
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For easiest access to the alternator assembly, first remove the splash shield mounting fasteners ...
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... then swing it out of the way for access to the alternator assembly
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View of the alternator electrical connections-(A) battery positive, (B) field terminals, (C) wire harness hold down, (D) ground terminal

  1. Tag and disengage the alternator wiring.

It may be necessary to remove the alternator and mounting bracket from the vehicle as an assembly.

  1. If equipped, remove the front alternator assembly mounting plate.
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Remove the six nuts and bolts that secure the front mounting plate to the alternator assembly
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Remove the front alternator assembly mounting plate from below the vehicle
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  1. Unfasten the alternator mounting and pivot bolts and remove the alternator.
  2. If installing the original alternator assembly, push out the pivot bushing as illustrated.
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After removing the alternator assembly front mounting plate, remove the front engine-to-alternator bracket mounting stud
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Remove the two alternator bracket-to-engine mounting bolts
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Remove the alternator and mounting bracket assembly from the vehicle
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If re-installing, the alternator has a pivot bushing on the pivot arm that should be pushed out before installation
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Mount a C-clamp and 18mm socket on the alternator pivot bushing ...
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... then compress the C-clamp until it pushes the alternator pivot bushing out

To install:

  1. Mount the alternator to the brackets with the nuts and bolts. Tighten the two mounting bolts and nuts to 40 ft. lbs. (54 Nm).
  2. If the alternator and mounting bracket were removed as an assembly, install the assembly into the vehicle.
  3. If removed, install the front mounting plate.
  4. Engage the alternator electrical connections.
  5. If removed, install the splash shield.
  6. install the drive belt and attach the negative battery cable.
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the job is akward ive incl as much info you need to repair yourself

plz comment reply if need more info

Jan 20, 2011 | 1995 Jeep Grand Cherokee

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Batter wont charge, jeep idles for about a min then dies. Need to replace alternator, but dont know how


I have the same Jeep model 5.2L V8, to replace the alternator, check the next procedure...

Once the determination is made that the alternator is at fault, off vehicle testing can be used to determine the defective component inside the alternator.
See Figures 1 through 11
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2. Remove the drive belt.
  3. If necessary, remove any splash shielding for easier access to the alternator.
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Fig. 1: For easiest access to the alternator assembly, first remove the splash shield mounting fasteners ...

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Fig. 2: ... then swing it out of the way for access to the alternator assembly

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Fig. 3: View of the alternator electrical connections-(A) battery positive, (B) field terminals, (C) wire harness hold down, (D) ground terminal

  1. Tag and disengage the alternator wiring.
It may be necessary to remove the alternator and mounting bracket from the vehicle as an assembly.
  1. If equipped, remove the front alternator assembly mounting plate.

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Fig. 4: Remove the six nuts and bolts that secure the front mounting plate to the alternator assembly

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Fig. 5: Remove the front alternator assembly mounting plate from below the vehicle

  1. Unfasten the alternator mounting and pivot bolts and remove the alternator.
  2. If installing the original alternator assembly, push out the pivot bushing as illustrated.
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Fig. 6: After removing the alternator assembly front mounting plate, remove the front engine-to-alternator bracket mounting stud

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Fig. 7: Remove the two alternator bracket-to-engine mounting bolts

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Fig. 8: Remove the alternator and mounting bracket assembly from the vehicle



To install:

  1. Mount the alternator to the brackets with the nuts and bolts. Tighten the two mounting bolts and nuts to 40 ft. lbs. (54 Nm).
  2. If the alternator and mounting bracket were removed as an assembly, install the assembly into the vehicle.
  3. If removed, install the front mounting plate.
  4. Engage the alternator electrical connections.
  5. If removed, install the splash shield.
  6. stall the drive belt and attach the negative battery cable.

Hope this helps (remember to rate and comment this answer).

Jan 16, 2011 | 1994 Jeep Grand Cherokee

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I need the exact location of the break light switch on a 92 labaron 2.5


The brake light switch is mounted to the brake pedal bracket assembly, under the instrument panel. The stop lamp switch attached to the mounting bracket.

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2. Unplug the two brake switch wiring harness connectors.
  3. Remove the wiring harness for the switch from the clip on the brake pedal bracket assembly. Remove the nut and washer from the switch and bracket assembly stud and remove the switch and bracket assembly. To install:
  1. Position the switch and bracket assembly to the brake pedal bracket assembly, then install the nut and lockwasher. Tighten the retaining nut for the bracket until finger-tight (loose enough to allow movement of the bracket).
  2. Attach the electrical wiring harness connectors and route the wire through the retainer clip.
  3. Push the switch forward (toward the front of the vehicle) as far as it will go (this will cause the brake pedal to move forward slightly).
  4. Gently pull backward (toward the rear of the vehicle) on the brake pedal until the pedal lever rests against the its stop. This will ratchet the switch back to its properly adjusted position.
  5. Tighten the switch and bracket assembly mounting bracket nut securely.

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Jan 12, 2011 | 1992 Chrysler Lebaron

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Changing alternator



REMOVAL & INSTALLATION 2.2L Engines
CHRYSLER ALTERNATOR

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2. Label and disconnect the wiring (for easy installation).
  3. Remove the air conditioning compressor drive belt, if equipped.
  4. Loosen the alternator adjusting bracket bolt and adjusting bolt. Remove the alternator belt.
  5. Remove the bracket and mounting bolts.
  6. Remove the pivot bolt and nut.
  7. Lift the alternator from the vehicle.

When lifting the alternator out of the vehicle on some years with A/C, clearance may be restricted by the condenser cooling fan assembly or the A/C compressor and mounting bracket assembly, if so, removal of one of these items will be necessary.
To install:
  1. Position the alternator against the engine.
  2. Install the pivot bolt and nut.
  3. Install the mounting bracket bolts, and adjusting bolt.
  4. Install drive belts and adjust to specification.
  5. Tighten all the mounting bolts and nuts.
  6. Connect all alternator terminals.
  7. Connect the negative battery cable.

BOSCH ALTERNATOR
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2. Disconnect the wiring and label for easy installation.
  3. Remove the air conditioning compressor drive belt.
  4. Loosen the alternator adjusting bracket locknut and adjusting screw. Remove the alternator belt.
  5. Remove the bracket locknut and mounting bolt.
  6. Remove the pivot bolt and nut.
  7. Remove the alternator from the engine.

To install:
  1. Position the alternator against the engine.
  2. Install pivot bolt and nut.
  3. Set the mounting bracket in place and install the bracket mounting bolt and locknut.
  4. Install the drive belts and adjust to specification.
  5. Tighten all the mounting bolts and nuts.
  6. Connect all alternator terminals.
  7. Connect the negative battery cable.

Jan 02, 2011 | 1994 Plymouth Voyager

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HOW DO I CHANGE THE BULB FOR THE HIGH MOUNT STOP LIGHT?


From the Owners Manual

Here's what the Owners Manual has to say about the high-mount brake light replacement:


  1. Pry the light assembly away from its housing and push rearward to disengage it from the retaining clips.
  2. Lift the front of the light assembly from the parcel shelf
  3. Disconnect the light assembly wiring and replace the light assembly.

Oct 25, 2010 | 2005 Ford Taurus

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Changing alternator


REMOVAL & INSTALLATION
2.2L Engines
CHRYSLER ALTERNATOR
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2. Label and disconnect the wiring (for easy installation).
  3. Remove the air conditioning compressor drive belt, if equipped.
  4. Loosen the alternator adjusting bracket bolt and adjusting bolt. Remove the alternator belt.
  5. Remove the bracket and mounting bolts.
  6. Remove the pivot bolt and nut.
  7. Lift the alternator from the vehicle.
When lifting the alternator out of the vehicle on some years with A/C, clearance may be restricted by the condenser cooling fan assembly or the A/C compressor and mounting bracket assembly, if so, removal of one of these items will be necessary.

To install:

  1. Position the alternator against the engine.
  2. Install the pivot bolt and nut.
  3. Install the mounting bracket bolts, and adjusting bolt.
  4. Install drive belts and adjust to specification.
  5. Tighten all the mounting bolts and nuts.
  6. Connect all alternator terminals.
  7. Connect the negative battery cable.

BOSCH ALTERNATOR

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2. Disconnect the wiring and label for easy installation.
  3. Remove the air conditioning compressor drive belt.
  4. Loosen the alternator adjusting bracket locknut and adjusting screw. Remove the alternator belt.
  5. Remove the bracket locknut and mounting bolt.
  6. Remove the pivot bolt and nut.
  7. Remove the alternator from the engine.
To install:
  1. Position the alternator against the engine.
  2. Install pivot bolt and nut.
  3. Set the mounting bracket in place and install the bracket mounting bolt and locknut.
  4. Install the drive belts and adjust to specification.
  5. Tighten all the mounting bolts and nuts.
  6. Connect all alternator terminals.
  7. Connect the negative battery cable.

2.5L Engines
2.5L engines were equipped with either Chrysler or Bosch alternators.

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2. Remove the drive belts.
  3. Remove the adjusting bracket-to-engine mounting bolt.
  4. Remove the adjusting locking bolt and nut, then remove the mounting bracket.
  5. Position the alternator to gain access to the wiring.
  6. Disconnect the wiring and label for easy installation.
  7. Remove the pivot bolt, nut, and washers.
  8. Remove the alternator assembly from the engine.
To install:
  1. Position the alternator assembly against the engine.
  2. Loosely install the pivot bolt, washers, and nut.
  3. Attach all wiring connectors to the alternator.
  4. Position the mounting bracket in place, then install engine mounting bolt.
  5. Loosely install the adjusting locking bolt and nut.
  6. Install the drive belts, and adjust to specification.
  7. Tighten all mounting bolts and nuts.
  8. Connect the negative battery cable.

2.6L Engines
2.6L engines were equipped with Mitsubishi alternators.
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2. Disconnect the wiring and label for easy installation.
  3. Remove the adjusting strap mounting bolt.
  4. Remove the drive belts.
  5. Remove the support mounting bolt and nut.
  6. Remove the alternator assembly.
To install:
  1. Position the alternator assembly against the engine, then install the support bolt.
  2. Install the adjusting strap mounting bolt.
  3. Install the alternator belts and adjust to specification.
  4. Tighten all the support bolts and nuts.
  5. Connect all of the wiring terminals to the alternator.
  6. Connect the negative battery cable.

3.0L Engines
The 3.0L engines were equipped with either the Nippondenso or Bosch alternators.
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2. Install a 1 / 2 in. breaker bar in the tensioner slot. Rotate counterclockwise to release belt tension and remove poly-V belt.
  3. Remove the alternator mounting bolts (2).
  4. Remove the wiring and remove alternator.
To install:
  1. Position the alternator onto the engine, then install the wiring.
  2. Set the alternator against the mounting bracket and install the mounting bolts.
  3. Rotate the tensioner counterclockwise and install poly-V belt.
  4. Connect the negative battery cable.

3.3L and 3.8L Engines
The 3.3L and 3.8L engines were equipped with the Nippondenso alternators.
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2. Remove the alternator drive belt, by relieving the tension on the dynamic tensioner.
  3. Loosen the nut on the support bracket at the exhaust manifold, do not remove it.
  4. Remove the alternator tensioner/power steering bracket bolt.
  5. Remove the tensioner stud nut and remove the tensioner.
  6. Remove the alternator mounting bolts.
  7. Remove the power steering reservoir from the mounting bracket, do not disconnect the hoses, and position it out of the way.
  8. Remove the alternator support bracket bolts. Remove the intake plenum to alternator bracket bolt and remove the alternator support bracket from the engine.
  9. Remove the alternator from the engine and disconnect the electrical leads.
To install:
  1. Install the alternator in position on the engine and connect the electrical leads.
  2. Install the alternator support bracket, tighten the retaining bolts to 40 ft. lbs. (54 Nm).
  3. Install the power steering reservoir on the mounting bracket.
  4. Install the alternator mounting bolts, tighten the bolts to 40 ft. lbs. (54 Nm).
  5. Install the tensioner and tensioner mounting stud. Install the retaining nut on the exhaust manifold.
  6. Install the alternator belt, insert a 1 / 2 in. extension into the square hole in the tensioner and turn the tensioner. Tighten the tensioner bolt.
  7. Connect the negative battery cable.

Hope this help (remember comment and rated this).

Apr 01, 2010 | 1994 Dodge Caravan

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How do I remove the alternator on my 1997 Grand cherokee ??


Removal & Installation

Once the determination is made that the alternator is at fault, off vehicle testing can be used to determine the defective component inside the alternator.
See Figures 1 through 11
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2. Remove the drive belt.
  3. If necessary, remove any splash shielding for easier access to the alternator.
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Fig. 1: For easiest access to the alternator assembly, first remove the splash shield mounting fasteners ...

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Fig. 2: ... then swing it out of the way for access to the alternator assembly

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Fig. 3: View of the alternator electrical connections-(A) battery positive, (B) field terminals, (C) wire harness hold down, (D) ground terminal
  1. Tag and disengage the alternator wiring.

It may be necessary to remove the alternator and mounting bracket from the vehicle as an assembly.
  1. If equipped, remove the front alternator assembly mounting plate.
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Fig. 4: Remove the six nuts and bolts that secure the front mounting plate to the alternator assembly

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Fig. 5: Remove the front alternator assembly mounting plate from below the vehicle
  1. Unfasten the alternator mounting and pivot bolts and remove the alternator.
  2. If installing the original alternator assembly, push out the pivot bushing as illustrated.
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Fig. 6: After removing the alternator assembly front mounting plate, remove the front engine-to-alternator bracket mounting stud

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Fig. 7: Remove the two alternator bracket-to-engine mounting bolts

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Fig. 8: Remove the alternator and mounting bracket assembly from the vehicle

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Fig. 9: If re-installing, the alternator has a pivot bushing on the pivot arm that should be pushed out before installation

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Fig. 10: Mount a C-clamp and 18mm socket on the alternator pivot bushing ...

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Fig. 11: ... then compress the C-clamp until it pushes the alternator pivot bushing out
To install:
  1. Mount the alternator to the brackets with the nuts and bolts. Tighten the two mounting bolts and nuts to 40 ft. lbs. (54 Nm).
  2. If the alternator and mounting bracket were removed as an assembly, install the assembly into the vehicle.
  3. If removed, install the front mounting plate.
  4. Engage the alternator electrical connections.
  5. If removed, install the splash shield.
  6. Install the drive belt and attach the negative battery cable.

Also, other details can find in your Grand Cherokee Repair Manual.

Good luck (and remember rated this).

Mar 21, 2010 | 1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee

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I have a 2000 all-wheel-drive, the rear drive shaft is broken. I can't find the manual that covers Chrysler all-wheel-drive, it looks like the ABS monitor in it, and something from the transmission...


place a jack under the transmission and raise it a bit unbolt (the transmission mount) "i think thats what u mean its all i know that above the transmission holding it in place. You'll need a rachet wrench for this and a long onbe at that,, if not you can use a piece of pipe,, you'll want the extra power.. Unbolt it and lift it off,, if its still too tight jack the transmission up a bit.That providing your refering to the transmissing mounting rubber Which is all i can think you man its the only thing above the transmission. The ABS is 2 parts ,, its a mastercylinder and a booster. Its mounted on the firewall (its the thing you pour brake fluid in.) Unjack any wire or hoses by unscrewiung them and pluging them with something.. DUCT TAAPE or rescue tape works.. Unbloth both the mastercylinder and booster from the firewall... unmounting the drive shat.. well you'll see where it bolts ,, front and back.. Thats the easir part.. you will heed o happer, pull and tug the shaft until it pops out.. Hope I was helpful.. if you need more help please feel free to ask.

Mar 08, 2010 | Chrysler Town and Country Cars & Trucks

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How to get the alternator out


Jeep Cherokee 1984-1998
Alternator - Removal & Installing

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2. Remove the drive belt.
  3. If necessary, remove any splash shielding for easier access to the alternator.
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Fig. 1: For easiest access to the alternator assembly, first remove the splash shield mounting fasteners...

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Fig. 2: ...then swing it out of the way for access to the alternator assembly

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Fig. 3: View of the alternator electrical connections-(A) battery positive, (B) field terminals, (C) wire harness hold down, (D) ground terminal

4. Tag and disengage the alternator wiring.

It may be necessary to remove the alternator and mounting bracket from the vehicle as an assembly.



5. If equipped, remove the front alternator assembly mounting plate.

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Fig. 4: Remove the six nuts and bolts that secure the front mounting plate to the alternator assembly

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Fig. 5: Remove the front alternator assembly mounting plate from below the vehicle

6.
Unfasten the alternator mounting and pivot bolts and remove the alternator.
7.
If installing the original alternator assembly, push out the pivot bushing as illustrated.

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Fig. 6: After removing the alternator assembly front mounting plate, remove the front engine-to-alternator bracket mounting stud

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Fig. 7: Remove the two alternator bracket-to-engine mounting bolts

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Fig. 8: Remove the alternator and mounting bracket assembly from the vehicle

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Fig. 9: If re-installing, the alternator has a pivot bushing on the pivot arm that should be pushed out before installation

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Fig. 10: Mount a C-clamp and 18mm socket on the alternator pivot bushing...

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Fig. 11: ...then compress the C-clamp until it pushes the alternator pivot bushing out


To install:

8.Mount the alternator to the brackets with the nuts and bolts. Tighten the two mounting bolts and nuts to 40 ft. lbs. (54 Nm).
9.
If the alternator and mounting bracket were removed as an assembly, install the assembly into the vehicle.
10.
If removed, install the front mounting plate.
11. Engage the alternator electrical connections.
12.
If removed, install the splash shield.
13.
Install the drive belt and attach the negative battery cable.


More details for testing and diagnostics you can revies:
- Section-8A-Electrical-95xj8a
- Section-8B-Battery-Starter-Generator-Service-95XJ8B

I hope help you whit this, good luck (remember rated this help).

Sep 16, 2009 | 1996 Jeep Cherokee

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