How to remove alternator from my 2002 jetta tdi diesel
Country: CanadaMake: VolkswagenModel: Jetta GLSYear: 2002Engine: 1.9L
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please stand by while i prepare the info you need. it is not hard to do it
actually I cannot get removal procedures, but I can explain.
you will need to use 16 mm open wrench spanner to compress alternator belt tensioner
use 6 mm drill bit to hold tensioner in lock position
just a minute, will send you picture
please click here to see picture
using the wrench in pointed direction from picture align both holes - see red arrows
and insert drill bit to keep tensioner in locked position.
remove belt from alternator and drop it slightly down- no need to remove it.
You can either disconnect Battery negative to avoid shorts or you can carefuly remove alternator power cable and tape it with electrical tape so it will be safe while you work.
next unclip alternator connector.
to unscrew battery positive cable from Alternator you need 13mm socket.
click here to see belt tensioner in locked position
No sure you know how to remove plastic Engine cover, there are 3 10mm nuts holding it in place
nuts are covered with plastic caps, that can be removed using small flat screw driver
just insert tip of the screw driver between cap and cover and lever it out.
please click here to see cover nuts location
Some tensioners are reached from bottom, so you will have to remove plactic cover from lower right side engine -behind front passenger tire
is your alternator on top?
once belt is removed, remove 3 screws holding tensioner and remove tensioner
next is to remove alternator bolts
you must remove 3 tensioner bolts and remove tensioner, is it same as the picture I have sent?
please click here to see Alternator Bolts
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yes remove tensioner, this will give you good access to alternator bolts
please let me know how it goes, thanks!
, I still need help with myALT. Removal,sorry for any mix-up.
Hi, i am here please , please explain!
there are two bolts, with 13 mm hex head. unscrew and remove then, then use pry bar to pry alternator out of its location. look at last picture I have send you. bolts are there.Hipo6441094.0051766204
17 years of hands on experiance.
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