Alero, Grand Am 1999-2005

Alternator

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Removal & Installation



2.2L Engine
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery cable
     
    Air cleaner assembly
     
    Oil dipstick tube bolt and position the tube aside
     
    Drive belt
     
    Electrical connectors from the alternator
     
    Alternator bolts
     
    Alternator

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    Fig. Alternator mounting-2.2L engine

     

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To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Alternator
     
    Alternator bolts and tighten to 15 ft. lbs. (20 Nm)
     
    Electrical connectors to the alternator
     
    Drive belt
     
    Oil dipstick tube
     
    Air cleaner assembly
     
    Negative battery cable
     

  2.  

3.1L Engine
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery cable
     
    Accessory drive belt
     
    Alternator electrical connectors
     
    Power steering-to-alternator line clip
     
    Rear alternator brace
     
    Alternator air intake connector
     
    Alternator-to-bracket nut/bolt
     
    Alternator
     

  4.  

To install:

Install or connect the following:



Alternator. Torque the nut to 37 ft. lbs. (50 Nm) and the bolt to 18 ft. lbs. (25 Nm).
 
Alternator air intake connector
 
Rear alternator brace. Torque the nut/bolt to 18 ft. lbs. (25 Nm).
 
Power steering-to-alternator line clip
 
Alternator electrical connectors
 
Accessory drive belt
 
Negative battery cable
 

3.4L Engine
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery cable
     
    Accessory drive belt
     
    Alternator electrical connectors
     
    Power steering-to-alternator line clip
     
    Alternator mounting nuts and bolts
     
    Alternator
     

  4.  

To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Alternator. Torque the nuts to 22 ft. lbs. (30 Nm) and the bolts to 37 ft. lbs. (50 Nm).
     
    Power steering-to-alternator line clip
     
    Alternator electrical connectors
     
    Accessory drive belt
     
    Negative battery cable
     

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