HOW TO REMOVE ALTERNATOR FROM 1998 TOYOTA COROLLA 1.8L

  • Tiny
  • mason50001
  • 1998 Toyota Corolla
  • 130,000 miles

I removed the serpentine belt and the two mounting bolts (top and bottom) from the alternator. While it will swivel forwards towards the rad, I am unable to pull it out, am I missing something?

Sunday, August 12th, 2012 AT 8:18 PM

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  • Tiny
  • KHLow2008
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  • 41,938 posts

The bracket has a bush that contracts the distance between the alternator base when blt is tightened. Rock the alternator sideways to move the bush outwards to gain clearance. This would allow easier installation.

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Sunday, August 12th, 2012 AT 9:19 PM

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