Mechanics

ALTERNATOR

1999 Plymouth Voyager

Electrical problem
1999 Plymouth Voyager 6 cyl Front Wheel Drive Automatic 172000 miles

how do I remove and replace my alterrnator
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C5shields
February 14, 2008.




: 3.0L Engine

Disconnect the negative battery cable.

Remove the windshield wiper/motor module assembly. Refer to Chassis Electrical for this procedure.

: Rotate the accessory drive belt tensioner clockwise, and slip the belt off of the pulley.

. Then remove the bolt securing the top of the alternator to the bracket.

. As well as the bottom bolt securing the alternator to the lower pivot bracket

Remove the accessory drive belt from the alternator.

Remove the bolt securing the top of the alternator to the mounting bracket.

Remove the bolt securing the bottom of the alternator to the lower pivot bracket.

With both mounting bolts removed, lift and rotate the alternator to access the wiring harness

Disconnect the wiring from behind the alternator

While holding the alternator, unplug the push-in field wire connector from behind the alternator.

While holding the alternator, remove the B+ nut and wire from behind the alternator.

Remove the alternator from the vehicle.

To install: Hold the alternator in position near the mounting bracket, then connect the B+ wire and tighten the retaining nut to 75 inch lbs. (9 Nm).

Plug in the push-in field wire connector onto the back of the alternator.

Place the alternator into position on the mounting bracket, then install the bolt securing the bottom of the alternator to the lower pivot bracket.

Install the bolt securing the top of the alternator to the mounting bracket. Tighten the upper and lower alternator bolts to 40 ft. Lbs. (54 Nm).

Install the accessory drive belt. Be sure the drive belt is correctly routed on the engine and correctly seated on all of the pulleys.

Install the windshield wiper/motor module assembly.

Reconnect the negative battery cable.

Verify the charging rate of the alternator.

3.3L and 3.8L Engines

Disconnect the negative battery cable.

Remove the windshield wiper/motor module assembly. Refer to Chassis Electrical for this procedure.

Remove the accessory drive belt.

Remove the bolt securing the top of the alternator mounting bracket to the engine air intake plenum.

Remove the bolts securing the outside of the alternator mounting bracket to the alternator mounting plate.

Remove the bolt securing the top of the alternator to the mounting bracket.

Remove the alternator mounting bracket from the vehicle.

Rotate the alternator toward the dash panel.

Unplug the push-in field wire connector from behind the alternator.

Remove the B+ nut and wire from behind the alternator.

Alternator removal-3.3L and 3.8L engines

Remove the bolt securing the bottom of the alternator to the lower pivot bracket.

Remove the alternator from the vehicle.

To install: Install the alternator into position on the vehicle's engine.

Install the bolt securing the bottom of the alternator to the lower pivot bracket.

Connect the B+ wire and tighten the retaining nut to 75 inch lbs. (9 Nm).

Plug in the push-in field wire connector onto the back of the alternator.

Rotate the alternator forward away from the dash panel.

Install the alternator mounting bracket in position on the vehicle.

Install the bolt to secure the top of the alternator to the mounting bracket.

Install the bolts to secure the outside of the alternator mounting bracket to the alternator mounting plate.

Install the bolt to secure the top of the alternator mounting bracket to the engine air intake plenum.

Tighten all of the alternator mounting bolts to 40 ft. Lbs. (54 Nm).

Install the accessory drive belt. Be sure the drive belt is correctly routed on the engine and correctly seated on all of the pulleys.

Install the windshield wiper/motor module assembly.

Reconnect the negative battery cable.

Verify the charging rate of the alternator

Legitimate007
Feb 14, 2008.


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