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Is this the DOHC engine?
If you do not know, what is the 8th digit of your vin?
Thank you. (For your personal information this car is not the DOHC, it's the OHV)
Detach the small electrical connector and...
... the regulator connector from the alternator
Slide the rubber boot back to access the output cable retaining nut
Remove the retaining nut and remove the cable from the alternator
Remove the two mounting brace retaining nuts and one bolt and...
... remove the mounting brace
Remove the two alternator retaining bolts and...
... remove the alternator from the vehicle
The alternator is not internally serviceable.
Disconnect the negative battery cable.
Unplug the wiring harness electrical connectors from alternator/voltage regulator.
Unfasten the alternator output nut (B+) and remove the wire from the stud.
Loosen the alternator pivot bolt, then remove the mounting brace bolt from the alternator.
Remove the accessory drive belt from the alternator pulley. Refer to Section 1 of this manual for drive belt removal.
Unfasten the alternator brace retainers and remove the brace.
Unfasten the alternator pivot bolt and remove the alternator from the vehicle.
Exploded view of the alternator mounting-3.0L OHV engines
Place the alternator into position.
Install the alternator pivot and mounting brace bolts. Do not tighten the bolts until the drive belt is properly tensioned.
Place the alternator brace into position. Tighten the brace retaining nut to 15-22 ft. lbs. (20-30 Nm) and the brace bolts to 76-97 inch lbs. (8.5-11 Nm).
Install the drive belt over the alternator pulley. Refer to Section 1 of this manual for drive belt installation.
Tighten the mounting brace bolt to 15-22 ft. lbs. (20-30 Nm) and the pivot bolt to 30-40 ft. lbs. (40-55 Nm).
Attach the wiring harness electrical connector to the alternator/voltage regulator.
Place the eyelet of the battery output wire onto the stud and install the nut. Tighten the nut to 62-80 inch lbs. (7-9 Nm).
Connect the negative battery cable.
I am very sorry for the delayed respond. The tool belve can be rented from Autozone
When installing the drive belt on the pulleys, make sure all theV-grooves make proper contact with the pulleys.
This label, usually affixed in the engine compartment, will give a diagram of the belt routing
A very useful tool kit is available to use for releasing the spring loaded belt tensioner
Place the proper size socket into the release bar
Some vehicles use a 3/8 or 1/2 drive opening on the tensioner
An extension is available, if needed, to avoid components obstructing the path to the tensioner
Just place the extension on the end of the release bar and tighten the retaining bolt
Rotate the belt tensioner and...
... remove the belt from around one of the pulleys to remove the belt
Use caution when removing or installing the belt and make sure the tool doesnot slip from the drive belt tensioner or personal injury or damage to the belttensioner and the belt may occur.
Attach a 15mm socket or wrench to the bolt attaching the tensioner pulley.
On all 3.0L (OHV) engines, rotate the drive belt tensioner clockwise to relieve belt tension and slide the belt off the pulleys.
On 3.0L (DOHC) engines, rotate the tensioner counterclockwise to relieve belt tension and slide the belt off the pulleys.
Install the drive belt on all the pulleys except the tensioner pulley.
Rotate the belt tensioner as outlined in the removal procedure to relieve belt tension and install the belt onto the tensioner pulley. Make sure the V-grooves make proper contact with the pulleys. Make sure the spring keeper releases or improper belt tension will occur.