The alternator comes out from the bottom so you will need to raise the car up safely first.
Then disconnect the battery. Here is a guide to help you see what you are in for when doing the job.
Below are diagrams and instructions of what it will be like on your car
Remove the air cleaner lid, disconnect the inlet air sensor and makeup air hose.
Disconnect the negative battery cable.
Loosen the upper generator T-bolt lock nut. See Fig
Remove the right front wheel
Remove the accessory drive splash shield. See Fig
Remove the pencil strut. See Fig
Loosen the lower pivot bolt. See Fig
Loosen the accessory drive belt T-bolt.
Unplug field circuit from generator. See Fig
Remove the B+ terminal nut and wire.
Remove the generator belt.
Remove the axle retaining nut.
Remove the lower control arm from steering knuckle.
Remove axle shaft.
Put a container under the transmission to catch the transmission fluid from the transmission.
Remove the generator lower mounting bolt and nut from the upper T-bolt.
Remove generator out the bottom. See Fig
You should test the alternator once completed.
this video shows how to change the belt as well.
Please let us know what happens.
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Saturday, September 21st, 2013 AT 5:54 AM