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PLEASE HOW DO I CHANGE THE ALTERNATOR ON A 3400(ENGINE SIZE) CHEVY VENTURA VAN

2004 Chevrolet Venture • 178,000 miles

We wer driving down the highway and the lights went dim the time started to blink and it stalled. We got a jump for about ten minutes then it drove home. Mthen the next moring it started but it also started to do the same stuff from the night before
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Larrycrayzyjoe
May 12, 2012.




Check your voltage at battery with pocket meter when running to see if it is over above 12v. Should be around 14v. Is alternator/battery light glowing on dash when running? If reading is 12v take alternator off and have it tested before replacing to make sure that's it.
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Fixitmr
May 12, 2012.
The battery light stays on the it goes off but this moring it was on all the time

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Larrycrayzyjoe
May 12, 2012.
And how do I take it off fof the van

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Larrycrayzyjoe
May 12, 2012.
I drop the back cradle bolts and let the frame drop so you have acess to removing it. Remove the belt, take off the 3 bolts, undo the wires after removing battery cable and remove the alternator.

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ASEMaster6371
May 12, 2012.

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