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2002 Chrysler PT Cruiser Question: alternator



hillbilly678, 2.4L 4 Cylinder, Forsyth, GA, November 04, 2009, 12:14

can u tell me how to get the darn thing out ive got it loose and im trying to get it out of the car someone said thru the wheelwell but that aint even close to getting it out ive got almost enough room out to the top but its about 1/4 too wide any help i need to get this thing out tu wjh

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  • Answer #1

    November 04, 2009, 13:41

    This is from autozone.com Removal & Installation

    Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery cable

    Air cleaner lid

    Inlet Air Temperature (IAT) sensor and make-up hose

    Upper alternator adjustment lock nut, loosen only

    Right front wheel

    Splash shield

    Support bracket

    Lower pivot bolt, loosen only

    Drive belt T-bolt, loosen only

    Alternator wiring connectors

    Alternator belt

    Axle retaining nut

    Lower control arm from the steering knuckle

    Axle shaft

    Lower mounting bolt from the upper adjustment bracket


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    Fig. Remove the lower pivot bolt from the alternator

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    Fig. The removal and installation of the alternator

    To install:

    Install or connect the following:


    Alternator drive belt

    Axle shaft

    Lower control arm to the steering knuckle

    Lower ball joint nut and torque the nut to 70 ft. lbs. (95 Nm)

    Axle retaining nut and torque the nut to 120 ft. lbs. (163 Nm)

    Support bracket

    Alternator electrical connectors and torque the B+ terminal nut to 100 inch lbs. (11 Nm)

    Splash shield and right front wheel

    Right front wheel

    Upper pivot nut and torque to 40 ft. lbs. (54 Nm)

    Negative battery cable

    Air cleaner lid, IAT sensor and make up hose

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  • Answer #2

    Visitor, May 21, 2010, 15:43

    Im looking for a 2004 alternator for pt crusier turbo I live in fountain valley ca. cant find one anywhere at a reasonable price

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