Equinox 2005-2007, Torrent 2006-07

Alternator

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Removal & Installation



  1. Remove the battery ground (negative) cable from the battery.
  2.  
  3. Remove the accessory drive belt.
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  5. Remove the alternator B+ terminal nut.
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  7. Remove the alternator B+ lead.
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  9. Remove the alternator electrical connector.
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  11. Remove the drive belt from the alternator.
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  13. Remove the alternator mounting bolts.
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  15. Remove the alternator from the vehicle.

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    Fig. Alternator mounting-2005-06 Models shown

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To install:

  1. Install the alternator to the alternator bracket.
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  3. Install the alternator bolts. Tighten the alternator bolts to 37 ft. lbs. (50 Nm).
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  5. Install the drive belt.
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  7. Install the alternator electrical connector.
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  9. Install the alternator B+ lead.
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  11. Install the alternator B+ terminal nut. Tighten the alternator B+ terminal nut to 15 ft. lbs. (20 Nm).
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  13. Install the battery ground (negative) cable to the battery.
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  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Remove the accessory drive belt.
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  5. Reposition the engine wiring harness boot.
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  7. Remove the alternator terminal nut.
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  9. Remove the engine wiring harness terminal lead from the alternator.
  10.  
  11. Disconnect the engine wiring harness electrical connector from the alternator.
  12.  
  13. Remove the alternator mounting bolts.
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  15. Remove the alternator.

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    Fig. Alternator mounting-2007 Models shown

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To install:

  1. Install the alternator in the mounting bracket. Tighten the mounting bolts to 37 ft. lbs. (50 Nm).
  2.  
  3. Connect the engine wiring harness electrical connector to the generator.
  4.  
  5. Install the engine wiring harness terminal lead to the generator.
  6.  
  7. Install the generator terminal nut and tighten to 15 ft. lbs. (20 Nm).
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  9. Reposition the engine wiring harness boot.
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  11. Install the accessory drive belt.
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  13. Connect the negative battery cable.
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