REMOVAL & INSTALLATION
- Remove the battery ground cable. On models with the regulator mounted behind the battery, it is necessary to remove the battery hold-down, and move the battery.
- Remove the regulator mounting screws.
- Disconnect the regulator from the wiring harness.
- Mount the regulator to the regulator mounting plate. The radio suppression condenser mounts under one mounting screw; the ground lead under the other mounting screw. Tighten the mounting screws.
- If the battery was moved to gain access to the regulator, position the battery and install the hold-down. Connect the battery ground cable, and test the system for proper voltage regulation.
See Figures 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6
- Disconect the battery ground cable.
- Remove the alternator from the engine as described previously.
- Remove the four screws retaining the regulator to the alternator rear housing. Remove the regulator, with brush holder attached, from the alternator.
- If necessary, hold the regulator in one hand and break off the tab covering the, A marked, screw head with you hand or a prytool, if necessary.
- Remove two screws retaining the regulator to the brush holder. Separate the regulator from the brush holder.
- Wipe the regulator base plate with a clean cloth, position the regulator against the brush holder and install the two retaining screws. Tighten the screws to 20-30 inch lbs. (2.3-3.4 Nm).
- Cover the head of the A terminal screw head with electrical tape.
- Locate brushes in brush holder and hold in place with a thin, flat piece of steel, rubber band or equivalent. Loop the brush leads toward the brush end of the brush holder.
- Wipe the alternator rear housing with a clean cloth. Position the regulator and brush holder assembly in the alternator rear housing and pull the piece of steel or rubberband out.
- Install the regulator retaining screws and tighten to 25-35 inch lbs. (2.8-4.0 Nm).
- Install the alternator in the vehicle, then connect the negative battery cable.