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alternator removal

Old 06-26-2006, 05:51 PM
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Default alternator removal

Hi everyone,
I think I need to replace alternator on my 2000 glalnt 4cyl (auto)

Does anyone know how this is done? Should prepare for a horrific day under the hood.

any advice would be helpful.

Old 06-28-2006, 11:00 PM
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Default RE: alternator removal

It's a pretty straight-forward procedure on some cars. For others, it can be a nightmare. Get a Haynes Repair manual and it will most likely give you a detailed procedure with pictures (although the last time I checked one of their manuals the pics were in black and white.) They will also give you torque specs, which I recommend you follow as closely as possible.

To save yourself a potential hassle, see if your alternator is properly grounded. If it's not properly grounded, your alternator won't charge. It's as simple as that sometimes!

I can't give an accurate diagnosis (nor can anyone else really) from the description. Maybe if you give us some of the symptoms we'd be better able to help you!
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