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Welcome. The alternator is not hard to change at all. Below are instructions.
Notice: Use the correct fastener in the correct location. Replacement fasteners must be the correct part number for that application. Fasteners requiring replacement or fasteners requiring the use of thread locking compound or sealant are identified in the service procedure. Do not use paints, lubricants, or corrosion inhibitors on fasteners or fastener joint surfaces unless specified. These coatings affect fastener torque and joint clamping force and may damage the fastener. Use the correct tightening sequence and specifications when installing fasteners in order to avoid damage to parts and systems.
Ensure the insulating boot is covering the terminal nut.
Tighten Tighten the generator output (BAT) terminal nut to 17 N·m (12 lb ft).
Tighten Tighten the generator mounting bolts to 50 N·m (37 lb ft).
Tighten Tighten the heater hose bracket to the generator bolt to 25 N·m (18 lb ft).