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remove alternator in 98 dodge durango

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remove alternator in 98 dodge durango
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Dodge
Expert:  Eric replied 8 years ago.

Hi,

 

Which engine is in yours - 3.9L, 5.2L, or 5.9L?

Customer: replied 8 years ago.
i dont know , it is an 8 cylinder ,withXXXXX
Customer: replied 8 years ago.
it is 5.2
Expert:  Eric replied 8 years ago.

Hi,

 

Ok, these directions apply to both the v8 engines:

 

  • Disconnect the negative battery cable (both on diesels).
  • Release tension and remove the drive belt.
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  • Disconnect the wiring harness at the plastic connector.
  • Remove the output terminal nut(s) and disconnect the output cable.
  • Remove alternator mounting bolts. Note any shims or spacers in the assembly.
  • Carefully remove the alternator from the engine.
  • To install:

    1. Position the alternator on the engine. Be sure to install any shims or spacers.
    2. Install the alternator mounting bolts and tighten to 40 ft. lbs. (54 Nm) for 2.5L and diesel engines, 30 ft. lbs. (41 Nm) for others.
    3. Connect the electrical harness. Connect the output cable and tighten the nut.
    4. Install and the accessory drive belt and check tension.
    5. Connect the negative battery cable.
    6. Check the alternator for proper operation.

     

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