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How do you remove the alternator on a 99 eldorado

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How do you remove the alternator on a 99 eldorado

Hello, below are the book directions

 

graphicREMOVAL PROCEDURE

CAUTION: Refer to Battery Disconnect Caution in Cautions and Notices .

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2. Remove the accessory drive belt.
  3. Remove the upper front bolt.
  4. Raise and suitably support the vehicle.
  5. Remove the front engine splash shield.
  6. Remove the radiator support access panel.
  7. Loosen the rear generator bracket from the engine.
  8. Remove the top bolt.
  9. Remove the front lower mounting bolt.
  10. Remove the lower rear mounting bolt.
  11. Remove the upper rear mounting bolt.
  12. Remove the duct from the back of the generator.
  13. Disconnect the following electrical connections:
    • Regulator
    • Battery output
    • Heated windshield (if equipped).
  1. Remove the front generator/ A/C bracket.
  2. Rotate the generator and remove.

INSTALLATION PROCEDURE

  1. Install the generator.
  2. Install the front generator/ A/C bracket. NOTE : Refer to Fastener Notice in Cautions and Notices.
  3. Connect the following electrical connections:

Tighten
Tighten the battery output cable to 20 N.m (15 lb ft) .

  • Heated windshield (it equipped).
  1. Install the duct to the back of the generator. Align the duct to the generator black duct.
  2. Install the upper rear mounting bolt. Tighten Tighten the upper rear mounting bolt to 47 N.m (35 lb ft).
  3. Install the lower rear mounting bolt. Tighten Tighten the lower rear mounting bolt to 47 N.m (35 lb ft) .
  4. Install the front mounting bolt. Tighten Tighten the front mounting bolt to 47 N.m (35 lb ft) .
  5. Install the rear generator bracket bolt to the engine. Tighten Tighten the bracket mounting bolt to 47 N.m (35 lb ft) .
  6. Install the upper front bolt.
  7. Install the radiator support access panel.
  8. Install the front engine splash shield.
  9. Lower the vehicle.
  10. Tighten the upper front bolt. Tighten Tighten the upper front bolt to 47 N.m (35 lb ft) .
  11. Install the accessory drive belt.
  12. Connect the negative battery cable. Tighten Tighten the negative battery cable bolt to 15 N.m (11 lb ft) .

 

 

 

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