How do you remove the alternator from a 2002 Chevy G3500 van?
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You will have to remove the caliper and rotor. Then. use a hammer and a punch to drive the stud out through the back of the hub. Take the broken stud with you to a parts store… where they can match you up with a new one. Hit the old one out with a hammer and use a nut and an impact wrench to install the new one
There is no need for a special tool to remove the caliper. It is removed like most other GM calipers. Retract the piston in the caliper and remove the Allen bolts that mount t…he unit to the A frame, then raise it up. addition There is a special socket available at any parts store which is alot user friendly than fighting with sticky caliper pins with an Allen wrench. it's a 5 dollar socket that is basically an Allen wrench head jammed into a socket.
You have to remove the water bottle on the passenger side. That will give you room to take it out of the vehicle. New Answer I did it without removing the washer fluid tank…. 1. Remove the cover over the windshield wiper motor. (Pops off, held on by spring clamps.) 2. Disconnect the wiper linkage from the motor. 3. Disconnect the driver's wiper linkage arm from the main pivot arm in the center. 4. Remove the wiper motor bracket. This bracket stretches from one side of the engine compartment to the other, and is connected on both ends to the wiper brackets, as well as to the main pivot arm in the center. There are two bolts at each position. The center and driver's side are facing to the rear and you have to remove them by feel. They are 10mm. A 1/4 drive ratchet will fit, but center and driver's will be difficult anyway. A GearWrench would probably be better. 5. Remove the serpentine belt. 6. Remove the electrical connectors from the alternator. 7. Remove the rear bolts from the alternator. You won't be able to see either one without a mirror. One sits at about the center of the alternator, the other at the rear, about 1 to 1 1/2 inches lower. Both are 15mm. You'll need a wrench, as a ratchet won't fit. Don't have a stubby, but that might help. A GearWrench would have been great. 8. Remove the forward pivot bolt. (Also 15mm, ratchet will work here.) 9. Remove the alternator. You may have to turn/rotate/flip it to get it out and you may have to move the linkages for the wipers as well. Once I got to this point, it was pretty easy. Steps 4 thru 7 are a real serious pain in the back/arms/sides/hands, etc. I debated the washer tank method, but I found that once I had removed the wiper motor, I had enough room. You would have to do all this to get the tank out, anyway. Hope this helps. It's exactly what I did and it worked. This is from the GM service manual. Run the wipers to full travel on the windshield. Disconnect positive terminal from the battery, yes actually do it, you will be disconnecting an unfused wire that runs to the positive terminal on the battery. Remove 1 bolt from the 2 engine mounts (not the 4 holding it to the radiator support) and flip them up. Set the parking brake, put van in neutral. Use a ratchet strap on the D/S engine lifting point to the rear of the bumper facing the radiator and pull the motor forward. Don't crush your cooling fans. Remove the serpentine belt using 3/8 square drive socket in belt tensioner. Remove 1 bolt from the side (or front, I forget) and 2 from the rear. 15mm. Disconnect plug and lugged wires from alternator. Remove alternator from bracket and let rest against firewall. Remove 15mm bolts from alternator bracket and remove. Remove belt tensioner with 1 bolt, 15mm. Remove 3 bolts from power steering pump through the holes in the pulleys. A magnet is helpful to remove the bolts after they are loose. I believe they were 13mm. Reach down back of engine and disengage power steering lines from retaining clip, do not disconnect any power steering hoses! Pull power steering pump from it's assembly point and let rest down beside engine. You may find it helpful to remove the belt route diagram/guard in front of the power steering pump. I believe it was a 7/32" bolt, in order to move the power steering pump. Finagle the alternator out of the van. Get ready to pay $200+ for a new one. Up level models with rear A/C and such use the 125amp alternator.
The 2002 Chevrolet Astro Van passenger door panel is held in placewith two retaining screws and eight retaining clips. Remove theretaining screws and pry outward on the retain…ing clips.
Remove and discard locking clips on studs if any Lubricate center hub with WD-40 or similar Hold one side of drum Rap sharply with hammer--most times this will loosen them to …remove remove the locking clips, have both sides of vehicle jacked up. start the engine and put in gear any gear this will allow you to let nature work. the drum will pass the ridges that prevent it from coming loose. DO NOT BEAT ON THE DRUM! this always works. also works on wheels that you cant get off. leave lugs on very loose and do the same thing
First you need to remove the negitive battery cable. Then you need to remove the a/c line bracket. it is attached to the right side on the motor. unscrew the lift hook from th…e right side of the engine. Remove the electric plug and battery cable from the alternator. Unbolt the alternator and remove.
Ours was $286.17 plus labor!
Remove the serpentine belt by going clockwise with a 3/8 breaker bar on the belt tentioner UNDER the truck (I had to use my 1/2" breaker bar with a 3/8" adapter). Have someone… remove the belt off the alternator as you remove tension under the truck (jack the truck up just a bit to fit) there is a square 3/8" for a socket ratchet to fit into on the tentioner underneath. Then remove the 2 - 13mm bolts on the alternator on top of the truck (under the hood). They are long bolts and rather tight, I loosened them with a breaker bar and then air ratcheted them out the rest of the way. Even with my cheap $20 air ratchet and $40 compressor, it does the job because there is not much room in there. Now pry the alternator loose with a BIG screwdriver, side by side until it's flopping around a bit. Then remove the 1/2" nut off the alternator wire and remove the wire. Now the fun part, getting it out of the engine compartment. It comes out BACK first, take the bolt to the wire out first and the entire black rear towards you (barely enough room). The pulley will be facing towards the engine and wiggle back and forth until it slides out. Good luck on the arm cuts! I didn't put my new one back in yet but I am sure it will be fun. Tom.
Drive the car onto ramps then use a jack to raise the right axle and make some space between the axle and stablizer bar.
open the hood then undo the positive red battery cable then undo the negative cable and you will need a 10mm socket wrench to loosen the safety clamp hold plate that keeps the… battery from turning over do this and your done
1. find it 2. remove it...? sorry, no idea :/
This is moderately difficult. Disconnect the battery, use a 15mm box wrench to pull tensioner and slip belt off, there is a top bolt and a bottom bolt on alternator to take lo…ose, also 15mm. once it it loose you can unplug the one wire, and take the nut off the battery terminal, wiggle the alternator around and take it out, install in reverse order.. AJ
Undo the bolts and take it out. It helps to remove the battery in order to give you some working room as the bottom ones are in a tight spot. We have more info on our enthusia…sts forum at www.trailvoy.com
Do yourself a favor. When buying a New Alternator have them check it before taking it home? I had a bad incident that I ended up with, 3 bad alternators in one day, 3 differen…t stores. Last store check it before I took it home and everything was good. I ended up changing it 3 times. Make sure they also change the pulley. . Alternator . Removal & Installation . 1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.. 2. Rotate the drive belt tensioner away from the drive belt and remove the drive belt from the alternator pulley.. 3. Detach the electrical harness connectors at the alternator assembly.. 4. Disconnect the positive battery cable and remove the nut and washer.. 5. Remove 2 front alternator bolts.. 6. Remove the rear alternator support bracket retaining bolts and the support bracket.. 7. Remove the alternator from the vehicle.. To install: . 8. Place the alternator in position and loosely install 2 front alternator retaining bolts.. 9. Install the alternator bracket and 3 alternator bracket bolts. Tighten to 84 inch lbs. (10 Nm). 10. Tighten 2 front alternator retaining bolts to 19 ft. lbs. (26 Nm).. 11. Connect 2 electrical hardness connectors to the alternator assembly.. 12. Connect the positive battery cable and install the nut and washer. Tighten the nut to 72 inch lbs. (8 Nm).. 13. Rotate the drive belt tensioner away from the drive belt and install the drive belt on the alternator pulley.. 14. Connect the negative battery cable.. 15. Start the engine and check for proper charging system operation.
It is very simple to remove a Chevy Express grill. All you will need is a Philips head screwdriver and a 7mm socket. When you pop the hood, you will see a screw on the top far… left and right of the grill. Simply remove with the 7mm socket. Then take the Philips screwdriver and remove the 2 yellow reflectors. you will then see 2 more screws you need to remove. Once you have removed all 4 screws, the 2 yellow reflectors, you will be able to just have the grill just pop off. Simple as that!
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Depends which motor. 3.4L is very easy right on top. Just take serptien belt off with the belt tool and disconnect the battery. Remove all bolts holding the alt. Most the time… just 2 or 3. unplug wiring plug and remove power wire with a socket wrench. MAKE SURE YOU HAVE A BELT DIAGRAM before taking the belt off. Not to sure about the four cyclinders because i have never seen one.
Under the drivers seat