How to replace the alternator

Tiny
YEE LEE
  • 2001 ACURA MDX
  • 186 MILES

How do you remove the alternator and how is it going to come out?

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Saturday, November 5th, 2011 AT 6:04 PM

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Tiny
2CARPROS KEN
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You should start by disconnecting the battery here is a guide to help you with that.

https://www.2carpros.com/articles/how-to-replace-a-car-battery

Next you will need to remove the serpentine belt. Here is a video for that

https://youtu.be/Q_Wn9c0Bvh0

This guide will give you idea on what to expect when doing the job I have includes diagram fro you car (below). You might need to loosen the radiator to get the alternator out

https://www.2carpros.com/articles/how-to-replace-an-alternator

Once you are done you should check the unit to make sure you installed it correctly.

https://www.2carpros.com/articles/how-to-check-a-car-alternator

Here is a Denso unit from Amazon for $177.00

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B000IYA6G6/ref=as_li_qf_sp_asin_il_tl?ie=UTF8&tag=2carprcom-20&camp=1789&creative=9325&linkCode=as2&creativeASIN=B000IYA6G6&linkId=0079c83e20e9c005213aec312fc8c1dc

Please let us know what happens so it will help others.

Cheers, Ken

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Tuesday, September 12th, 2017 AT 4:15 PM
Tiny
HARWINDERSDEOL
  • 2006 ACURA MDX
  • 3.5L
  • 6 CYL
  • 4WD
  • AUTOMATIC
  • 120,000 MILES

I need to know howto remove old alternator and install a new one

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Tuesday, September 12th, 2017 AT 4:17 PM (Merged)
Tiny
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Get radio anti theft code first then disconnect battery negative cable. Disconnect cables form alternator then follow instructions in pic.

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