Mechanics

HOW TO REMOVE AN ALTERNATOR

1998 Cadillac SLS

Electrical problem
1998 Cadillac SLS V8 Front Wheel Drive Automatic

hi I am working on a 98 cadillac SLS and I am trying to figure out how to get the alternator out I am having problems getting the 2 front bolts all the other bolts are out but the 2 front and I dont know once I get those bolts out I dont see a way to get the alternator out there is no room can you help me with the problem and if possible send me a layout of the area and parts to be removed if at all possible
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Klotzner
July 27, 2010.



REMOVAL PROCEDURE


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Disconnect the negative battery cable.
Remove the accessory drive belt.
Remove the radiator.
Remove the air conditioning condenser.
Raise and suitably support the vehicle.
Disconnect the coolant outlet hose (1) from the generator.


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Disconnect the coolant inlet hose (1) from the generator.


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Disconnect the following electrical connections from the generator:
*Regulator
*Battery output
*Heated windshield (if equipped).


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Remove the generator fasteners from the generator.
Remove the generator from the vehicle.

INSTALLATION PROCEDURE


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Install the generator to the engine. NOTE : Refer to Fastener Notice in Cautions and Notices.
Install the generator fasteners. Tighten Tighten the generator fasteners to 50 N.m (37 lb ft) .


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Connect the following electrical connections to the generator:
*Regulator
*Battery output

Tighten
Tighten the battery output cable to 20 N.m (15 lb ft) .

Heated windshield (if equipped).


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Connect the coolant inlet hose to the generator.
Connect the coolant outlet hose to the generator.
Lower the vehicle.
Install the radiator.
Install the air conditioning condenser.
Install the accessory drive belt.
Connect the negative battery cable.

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Rasmataz
Jul 28, 2010.