CHANGING AN ALTERNATOR

Tiny
JEISLO355
  • 2003 HONDA CRV

I need to change my alternator in my 2003 honda cr-v. Does anyone have any tips?
I have changed alternators on older cars in the past, but this looks more complicated.

do you know if you have to discharge the a/c to get to the alternator?

any help would be great!

thanks!

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Saturday, June 7th, 2008 AT 2:01 PM

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Tiny
2CARPROS KEN
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Hello,

Yes changing your alternator is not too bad make sure you disconnect the battery first, here is a guide and some diagrams to help you get the job done.

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

Once you get the job done you should test it to make sure its working

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

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

Best, Ken

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Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017 AT 6:42 PM
Tiny
JOG
  • 2003 HONDA CRV
  • 189,000 MILES

I changed the alternator three time but the battery keeps draining what else could it be?

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Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017 AT 6:43 PM (Merged)
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Go to this link for more information: http://www.2carpros.com/articles/car-battery-dead-overnight

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