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Land Rover Range Rover HSE instructions to remove & replace

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instructions to remove & replace water cooler alternator in 2003 Range Rover
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  Tim's Auto Repair replied 6 years ago.

tims auto repair :

water cooler alternator?

tims auto repair :

please explain

Customer :

what do you need explaining??

Expert:  Neal replied 6 years ago.

Welcome to JustAnswer, I'm Neal and I am here to assist you.

Please feel free to ask follow up questions, it is part of the process.


Here is the full procedure for changing that alternator.


Alternator - V8

Service repair No - 86.10.02

Before disconnecting the battery, ensure all text and cautions in the battery disconnection section are observed.

1. Position vehicle on lift.
2. Disconnect battery earth lead.
3. Drain cooling system
4. Remove viscous coupling.
5. Remove ancillary drive belt tensioner.

6. Release clip and disconnect radiator top hose from radiator.
7. Release clips and disconnect radiator top hose from coolant pump and alternator.
8. Position hose aside.

9. Disconnect pipe from charcoal canister purge control valve, release valve from bracket and position valve aside.
10. Release battery lead from securing clip on engine timing cover.

11. Disconnect multiplug from alternator.

12. Remove nut and disconnect battery cable from alternator.
13. Release alternator harness from securing clip on alternator.

14. Remove 6 bolts securing alternator, remove harness securing clip and remove alternator. Discard alternator 'O' ring.

1. Clean alternator and engine timing gear cover mating face.
2. Lubricate and lit new 'O' ring to alternator.
3. Position alternator to casing fit bolts securing alternator and tighten to 13 Nm (10 lbf.ft).
4. Connect battery lead to alternator and tighten nut securing battery lead to alternator to 13 Nm (10 lbf.ft).
5. Secure battery lead into securing clip on engine timing cover.
6. Connect multiplug to alternator.
7. Secure alternator harness into securing clip on alternator.
8. Fit charcoal canister purge control valve and connect pipe.
9. Connect radiator top nose to coolant pump and alternator and secure clips.
10. Connect top hose to radiator and secure with clip.
11. Fit ancillary drive belt tensioner.
12. Fit viscous coupling.
13. Connect battery earth lead.
14. Fill cooling system.