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V-8 Northstar engine

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V-8 Northstar engine
Submitted: 11 years ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  Steve replied 11 years ago.
 REMOVE OR DISCONNECT


  1. Negative battery cable.
  2. Cover from headlamps and radiator shroud.
  3. Air cleaner.
  4. Left engine torque strut.
  5. Upper transmission oil cooler line.
  6. Right and left cooling fans.
  7. Serpentine belt from alternator pulley.
  8. Alternator lower front and front top bolts.
  9. Harness connector and output cable from alternator.
  10. Two bolts from alternator rear bracket to alternator. The bolt nearest the exhaust manifold cannot be removed from the bracket but can be backed out to allow for removal of the alternator.
  11. A/C splash shield from cradle (3 bolts).
  12. Access panel from bottom side of radiator support (4 bolts).
  13. Engine harness clip from cradle.
  14. Alternator from vehicle. The alternator can be moved out away from the engine and removed from the bottom side of the engine compartment.

INSTALL OR CONNECT



  1. Alternator to mounting bracket with two bolts to rear of alternator (hand tighten).
  2. Engine harness clip to cradle.
  3. Access panel to lower radiator support (4 bolts).
  4. A/C splash shield to cradle (3 bolts).
  5. Harness connector and output cable to alternator. Tighten output cable to 20 Nm (15 lbs ft) and rear mounting bolts to 47 Nm (36 lbs ft) .
  6. Bolts to lower front and front top of alternator. Tighten to 47 Nm (35 lbs ft) .
  7. Rotate drive belt tensioner and install drive belt around alternator pulley. Inspect for correct alignment of belt with all accessory pulleys.
  8. Left and right cooling fans.
  9. Upper transmission oil cooler line.
  10. Left engine torque strut.
  11. Air cleaner.
  12. Cover from headlamps and radiator shroud.
  13. Negative battery cable and tighten bolt to15 Nm (11 lbs ft) .



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