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How to change an alternator

Customer Question

how to change an alternator
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Chevy
Expert:  Gary replied 1 year ago.

can you tell me the year and model and engine size of this Chevy ?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
2005 chevy uplander
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
v6
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I'M waiting for a response
Expert:  Gary replied 1 year ago.

here is the procedure

and rotating the engine forward means removing the 2 upper engine strut mount bolts and with a ratchet strap ratchet the engine forward to gain enough access to the alternator area

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  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable
  2. Disconnect the windshield wiper transmission link in front of the wiper motor and position out of the way.
  3. Rotate the engine forward.
  4. Remove the drive belt
  5. Disconnect the generator battery positive terminal (1).
  6. Disconnect the regulator electrical connector (2).
  7. Remove the generator mounting nuts and bolts.
  8. Remove the generator
Expert:  Gary replied 1 year ago.

please be patient it takes a few minutes to type back to you and up load pictures

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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
where is the wiper transmission link
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
explain how to Rotate the engine forward.
Expert:  Gary replied 1 year ago.

i explained how to rotate in the beginning of my last reply

rotating the engine forward means removing the 2 upper engine strut mount bolts and with a ratchet strap ratchet the engine forward to gain enough access to the alternator area

the wiper transmission link is # ***** as seen here that connects to the wiper motor

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