4-107. ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT. (Continued)
When installing a new belt, it is important
a. Disconnect the terminal plug and battery leads from
to run the vehicle for 20-30 minutes under
the back of the alternator (1).
heavy electrical loads and then retension
the belt. This is done to remove the initial
b. Loosen adjusting bolts (2) for alternator mounting.
c. Remove alternator drive belt
Torque mounting bracket bolt (2) to 33 ft-lbs (45
d. Remove adjusting thru bolts (2, 3, and 4) which
retains alternator to the mounting bracket.
pivot bolt (4) to 45 ft-lbs (60 N.m).
e. Remove alternator (1) from the vehicle.
Connect the terminal plug and battery leads at the
back of the alternator.
Connect the negative battery terminal cables.
a. Install alternator (1) on mounting bracket with thru
bolts (3 and 4). Do not tighten at this time.
b. Install the alternator drive belt and adjusting bolts
c. Torque the belt to 95 ft-lbs (420 N-m) as
measured with a belt gauge.