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how do i replace alternator on 2005 mazda mpv van

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how do i replace alternator on 2005 mazda mpv van
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I do not know what size engine you have so here is the instrustions for all the engine sizes. After removing the alternator you can take it to Autozone or any parts store and have them test it for you to make sure that is you problem. Thank You

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2.5L Engines
  1. Install or connect the following:

    Alternator. Tighten the bolts to 29-41 ft. lbs. (40-50 Nm).
    Center shaft support bracket. Tighten the bolts to 32-45 ft. lbs. (43-61 Nm).
    Alternator harness connectors. Tighten the battery terminal nut to 87-130 inch lbs. (10-15 Nm).
    Right axle halfshaft and center shaft assembly
    Exhaust front pipe
    Subframe transverse section. Tighten the bolts to 69-96 ft. lbs. (94-131 Nm).
    Accessory drive belt
    Negative battery cable


3.0L Engine
  1. Install or connect the following:

    Alternator
    Alternator harness connectors. Tighten the battery terminal nut to 44-60 inch lbs. (5-7 Nm).
    Power steering pulley. Tighten the nut to 29-43 ft. lbs. (40-58 Nm).
    Accessory drive belts. Tighten the alternator lockbolt to 14-18 ft. lbs. (19-25 Nm) and the pivot bolt to 28-38 ft. lbs. (38-51 Nm).
    Negative battery cable


Removal



2.5L Engine
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions in the beginning of this section.
  2. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery cable
    Accessory drive belt
    Subframe transverse section
    Exhaust front pipe
    Right axle halfshaft and center shaft assembly
    Alternator harness connectors
    Center shaft support bracket
    Alternator


3.0L Engines
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions in the beginning of this section.
  2. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery cable
    Accessory drive belts
    Power steering pulley
    Alternator harness connectors
    Alternator


Removal & Installation



3.0L Engine
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery cable
    Accessory drive belt
    Exhaust front pipe
    Right axle halfshaft and center shaft assembly
    Alternator harness connectors
    Center shaft support bracket
    Alternator


To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Alternator. Tighten the bolts to 29-41 ft. lbs. (40-50 Nm).
    Center shaft support bracket. Tighten the bolts to 32-45 ft. lbs. (43-61 Nm).
    Alternator harness connectors. Tighten the battery terminal nut to 87-130 inch lbs. (10-15 Nm).
    Right axle halfshaft and center shaft assembly
    Exhaust front pipe
    Accessory drive belt
    Negative battery cable


  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery cable
    Accessory drive belts
    Power steering pulley
    Alternator harness connectors
    Alternator


To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Alternator
    Alternator harness connectors. Tighten the battery terminal nut to 44-60 inch lbs. (5-7 Nm).
    Power steering pulley. Tighten the nut to 29-43 ft. lbs. (40-58 Nm).
    Accessory drive belts. Tighten the alternator lockbolt to 14-18 ft. lbs. (19-25 Nm) and the pivot bolt to 28-38 ft. lbs. (38-51 Nm).
    Negative battery cable
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