Chevrolet Nova/ChevyII 1962-1979

DC Generator

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A DC (direct current) generator was used as standard equipment only on the 1962 Chevy II.

REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



  1. Disconnect the armature, field terminal, and ground electrical leads from the generator.
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  3. Withdraw the bolt from the generator brace. Detach the fan belt from the generator pulley and lower the generator.
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  5. Withdraw the two generator-to-support bolts and nuts and remove the generator.
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To install:

  1. Install the generator by placing it in position and installing the support bracket bolts, lockwashers, and nuts. Tighten the bolts and nuts.
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  3. Position the fan belt on the generator drive pulley. Install the generator brace bolt, but do not fully tighten the bolt.
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  5. While holding the generator away from the engine, measure the deflection of the fan belt at a point midway between the generator and the fan. When the fan belt deflection is 5 / 16 in., tighten the generator brace bolt securely.
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  7. Connect the electrical leads to the generator. Polarize the generator by momentarily connecting a jumper lead between the "gen" and "bat" terminals of the voltage regulator.
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