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How to install an alternator in a chevy express 3500 5.7l. van?

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How to install an alternator in a chevy express 3500 5.7l. van?
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Chevy
Expert:  autodoc_2000 replied 8 years ago.




  • Disconnect the battery negative cable.
  • Remove the coolant reservoir.
  • Remove the air cleaner assembly.
  • Remove the upper fan shroud.
  • Remove the drive belt from the generator.
  • Remove the heater hose pipe from the generator.
  • Remove the oil fill tubes from the support bracket.
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    Remove the support bracket from the generator bracket.




  • Remove the generator mounting bolts.
  • Remove the generator from the engine.




    Disconnect the electrical connectors.


    Installation is reversal of removal.