CHANGING AN ALTERNATOR

Tiny
RABL1014
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  • 2006 HONDA ELEMENT
  • 4 CYL
  • AWD
  • AUTOMATIC
  • 117,000 MILES
How do I replace the alternator in my car?
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Tuesday, July 29th, 2014 AT 1:16 PM

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Tiny
FREEMBA
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Hello,

First you must disconnect the battery, here is a guide to walk you through each step.

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

you should test it once you are done.

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

Here are diagrams to show you how the replace the alternator on your car

Check out the diagrams (Below)

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

Cheers
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Tuesday, July 29th, 2014 AT 1:45 PM
Tiny
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  • 2003 HONDA ELEMENT
Engine Mechanical problem
2003 Honda Element 4 cyl Two Wheel Drive Automatic

How do I change the alternator on a 2003 Honda Element and where is it located at?
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Wednesday, April 11th, 2018 AT 10:28 AM (Merged)
Tiny
KHLOW2008
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Hi Catgoddess,


http://www.2carpros.com/forum/automotive_pictures/192750_EngComponenthondaElement_1.jpg



ALTERNATOR REMOVAL

1. Make sure you have the anti-theft code for the radio, then write down customer's audio presets.
2. Disconnect the negative cable from the battery first, then disconnect the positive cable.
3. Remove the drive belt .
4. Remove the auto-tensioner.


http://www.2carpros.com/forum/automotive_pictures/192750_AlternatorHondaElement03_1.jpg



5. Disconnect the alternator connector (A), BLK wire (B), and harness clamp (C) from the alternator.

6. Remove the positive crankcase ventilation (PCV) valve.
7. Remove the three bolts securing the alternator.


http://www.2carpros.com/forum/automotive_pictures/192750_AlternatorHonda03Element02_1.jpg

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Wednesday, April 11th, 2018 AT 10:28 AM (Merged)
Tiny
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Hi Gabrielle Dillinger,

You are welcomed and glad to be of help.

Have a nice day.
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