Chrysler Front Wheel Drive Cars 4-CYL 1981-1995 Repair Information

Regulator

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



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Fig. Fig. 1: Wiring connector identification on the external voltage regulator

 

The alternator on the 2.6 liter engine has an integral regulator; servicing is not possible. The voltage of all 1988-95 alternators is regulated by the Powertrain Control Module (PCM). Servicing of the voltage regulators on these models is not possible. Other alternators on the 2.2L and 2.5L engines may incorporate a separate regulator.

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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  3. Disengage the engine wiring harness connector from the voltage regulator.
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  5. Remove the mounting bolts and remove the regulator from the inner fender or from the fire wall, depending on the specific model.
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  7. This regulator is not serviceable and must be replaced as a unit, if found to be defective.
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To install:
  1. Position the voltage regulator in its original mounting position with the mounting bolt holes aligned.
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  3. Install the mounting bolts and tighten until snug.
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  5. Attach the engine wiring harness connector to the voltage regulator. Make certain that it is fully seated in the connector.
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  7. Connect the negative battery cable.
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