Lexus RX300, 330 3 2000-06

Alternator

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Installation



3.0L Engine
  1. Install or connect the following:

    Alternator
     
    Drive belt. Tension the belt to 170-180 lbs. for a new belt or 95-135 lbs. for a used belt.
     
    Adjusting lockbolt. Tighten the bolt to 13 ft. lbs. (18 Nm).
     
    Plate washer
     
    Pivot bolt. Tighten the bolt to 41 ft. lbs. (56 Nm).
     
    Wiring harness from the clip
     
    Alternator electrical connectors
     

  2.  

Removal



On some models, the alternator is mounted very low on the engine. On these models, it may be necessary to remove the gravel shield and work from beneath the vehicle in order to gain access to the alternator. Replacing the alternator while the engine is cold is recommended. A hot engine can result in personal injury.

3.0L Engines
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions in the beginning of this section.
  2.  
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Alternator electrical connectors
     
    Wiring harness from the clip
     
    Pivot bolt
     
    Plate washer
     
    Adjusting lockbolt
     
    Drive belt
     
    Alternator
     

  4.  

Removal & Installation



On some models, the alternator is mounted very low on the engine. On these models, it may be necessary to remove the gravel shield and work from beneath the vehicle in order to gain access to the alternator. Replacing the alternator while the engine is cold is recommended. A hot engine can result in personal injury.

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Alternator electrical connectors
     
    Wiring harness from the clip
     
    Pivot bolt
     
    Plate washer
     
    Adjusting lockbolt
     
    Drive belt
     
    Alternator
     

  4.  

To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Alternator
     
    Drive belt. Tension the belt to 170-180 lbs. for a new belt or 95-135 lbs. for a used belt.
     
    Adjusting lockbolt. Tighten the bolt to 13 ft. lbs. (18 Nm).
     
    Plate washer
     
    Pivot bolt. Tighten the bolt to 41 ft. lbs. (56 Nm) for the 3.0L and 43 ft. lbs. (58 Nm) for the 3.3L.
     
    Wiring harness from the clip
     
    Alternator electrical connectors
     

  2.  

On some models, the alternator is mounted very low on the engine. On these models, it may be necessary to remove the gravel shield and work from beneath the vehicle in order to gain access to the alternator. Replacing the alternator while the engine is cold is recommended. A hot engine can result in personal injury.

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Alternator electrical connectors
     
    Wiring harness from the clip
     
    Pivot bolt
     
    Plate washer
     
    Adjusting lockbolt
     
    Drive belt
     
    Alternator
     

  4.  

To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Alternator
     
    Drive belt. Tension the belt to 170-180 lbs. for a new belt or 95-135 lbs. for a used belt.
     
    Adjusting lockbolt. Tighten the bolt to 13 ft. lbs. (18 Nm).
     
    Plate washer
     
    Pivot bolt. Tighten the bolt to 41 ft. lbs. (56 Nm) for the 3.0L and 43 ft. lbs. (58 Nm) for the 3.3L.
     
    Wiring harness from the clip
     
    Alternator electrical connectors
     

  2.  

 
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