Alternator

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How do you replace the alternator in a 2002 Pontiac Montana? Cannot get it out!

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Saturday, January 1st, 2011 AT 12:21 AM

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These are the steps for removing the alternator. If you have disconnected and removed all of the following, you may have to just work it a little bit to remove it.
# Remove or disconnect the following:

Negative battery cable

Wiper system module cover

Fuel injector sight shield

# Rotate the engine forward.

# Remove or disconnect the following:
NOTE
Do not disconnect the power steering pipes from the pump

Alternator terminal nut, lead and electrical connector

Serpentine belt

Front bolts and two rear bolts

Alternator from the bracket

Serpentine belt tensioner

Bracket

Power steering pipes from the retainer

Fuel pressure test port cap from the injector rail

Power steering pump and reposition it to gain access to the alternator

Alternator

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Sunday, February 20th, 2011 AT 3:25 AM
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Hello,

You must remove the torque engine mount and use the car to roll the engine forward which will give you more room to get the alternator out.

Here is a guide to show you what you are in for when doing the job.

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

Check out the diagrams (Below)

Please let us know if you need anything else to get the problem fixed.

Cheers, Ken

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Tuesday, January 16th, 2018 AT 11:33 AM

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