Canyon, Colorado 2004-2005

Alternator

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Removal & Installation



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2.  
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:
    NOTE
    The lower mounting bolts are removed to allow the engine lift bracket to be removed. Do not remove the upper A/C compressor mounting bolt.



    Negative battery cable
     
    Accessory drive belt
     
    Left front wheel
     
    Left front inner fender liner
     
    A/C compressor electrical connector
     
    Lower A/C compressor mounting bolts
     



    Alternator wiring
     
    Alternator mounting bolts
     
    A/C compressor hose bracket from the engine lift bracket
     
    Engine lift bracket
     
    Alternator

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    Fig. Alternator mounting bolt tightening sequence-2.8L and 3.5L engines



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    Fig. Engine lift bracket torque sequence

     

  4.  

To install:

  1. Install the engine lift bracket. Tighten the bolts in sequence as follows:
    1. Step 1: 44 inch lbs. (5 Nm)
    2.  
    3. Step 2: 37 ft. lbs. (50 Nm)
    4.  

  2.  
  3. Install or connect the following:

    Alternator. Torque the bolts in sequence to 37 ft. lbs. (50 Nm).
     
    A/C compressor hose bracket to the engine lift bracket. Tighten the bolt to 80 inch lbs. (9 Nm).
     
    Alternator electrical connectors. Torque the battery feed wire nut to 15 ft. lbs. (20 Nm).
     
    A/C compress lower mounting bolts. Tighten the bolts to 37 ft. lbs. (50 Nm).
     
    Left front inner fender liner
     
    Left front wheel
     
    Accessory drive belt
     
    Negative battery cable
     

  4.  

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2.  
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:
    NOTE
    The lower mounting bolts are removed to allow the engine lift bracket to be removed. Do not remove the upper A/C compressor mounting bolt.



    Negative battery cable
     
    Accessory drive belt
     
    Left front wheel
     
    Left front inner fender liner
     
    A/C compressor electrical connector
     
    Lower A/C compressor mounting bolts
     



    Alternator wiring
     
    Alternator mounting bolts
     
    A/C compressor hose bracket from the engine lift bracket
     
    Engine lift bracket
     
    Alternator

    Click image to see an enlarged view

    Fig. Alternator mounting bolt tightening sequence



    Click image to see an enlarged view

    Fig. Engine lift bracket torque sequence

     

  4.  

To install:

  1. Install the engine lift bracket. Tighten the bolts in sequence as follows:
    1. Step 1: 44 inch lbs. (5 Nm)
    2.  
    3. Step 2: 37 ft. lbs. (50 Nm)
    4.  

  2.  
  3. Install or connect the following:

    Alternator. Torque the bolts in sequence to 37 ft. lbs. (50 Nm).
     
    A/C compressor hose bracket to the engine lift bracket. Tighten the bolt to 80 inch lbs. (9 Nm).
     
    Alternator electrical connectors. Torque the battery feed wire nut to 15 ft. lbs. (20 Nm).
     
    A/C compress lower mounting bolts. Tighten the bolts to 37 ft. lbs. (50 Nm).
     
    Left front inner fender liner
     
    Left front wheel
     
    Accessory drive belt
     
    Negative battery cable
     

  4.  

 
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