Toyota Highlander 6 2001-06

Alternator

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Removal



2.4L Engine
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions in the beginning of this section.
  2.  
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Electrical wiring from the alternator
     
    Drive belt
     
    1 adjusting and 2 mounting bolts
     
    Alternator
     

  4.  

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
     
    Adjuster lockbolt
     
    Drive belt
     
    Alternator
     

  4.  

Removal & Installation



3.0L Engine
  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
     
    Adjuster lockbolt
     
    Drive belt
     
    Alternator
     

  4.  

To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Alternator
     
    Drive belt
     
    Adjusting lockbolt. Tighten the bolt to 13 ft. lbs. (18 Nm).
     
    Pivot bolt. Tighten the bolt to 43 ft. lbs. (58 Nm).
     
    Wiring harness from the clip
     
    Alternator electrical connectors
     

  2.  

3.3L Engine
  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

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    Fig. Alternator bolt locations-3.3L engine

     

  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.  

Hybrid

The 3.3L engine has a DC electric converter and therefore does not use a standard alternator.

 
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