Mar 172015
 

How do I change an alternator that isn’t mount to the top its a bottom mount?

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  1. 2.4L Engine
    1.Disconnect the negative battery cable from the left strut tower. The ground cable is equipped with an insulator grommet, which should be placed on the stud to prevent the negative battery cable from accidentally grounding.
    2.Unplug the field circuit from the alternator.
    3.Remove the B+ terminal cover from by spreading the cover with a flat bladed tool.
    4.Remove the B+ nut and wire.
    5.Loosen the adjusting bolt, but do not remove.
    6.Loosen the pivot bolt and the adjusting bolt until the drive belt can be removed. Remove the accessory drive belt.
    7.Remove the adjusting bolt and pivot bolt.
    8.Remove the ABS braking unit by removing the 2 lower plate mounting bolts. Leave all lines connected.
    9.Remove the coolant overflow bottle.
    10.Remove the alternator by sliding the alternator under the air conditioner lines towards the passenger side of the vehicle.

    2.0L DOHC Engine
    1.Disconnect the negative battery cable.
    2.Remove the right side under cover.
    3.Remove the speed control vacuum reservoir and related components, as required for alternator access.
    4.Remove the alternator drive belt.
    5.Remove the alternator mounting bolts.
    6.Remove the alternator top brace from the engine.
    7.Disconnect the alternator wiring and remove the alternator from the vehicle.
    Chrysler Sebring Alternator removal diagram

    2.0L SOHC Engine
    1.Disconnect the negative battery cable from the left strut tower. The ground cable is equipped with an insulator grommet, which should be placed on the stud to prevent the negative battery cable from accidentally grounding.
    2.Unplug the field circuit from the alternator.
    3.Remove the B+ terminal cover by spreading the cover with a small, flat bladed tool.
    4.Remove the B+ nut and wire.
    5.Loosen the adjusting bolt, but do not remove.
    6.Loosen the pivot bolt and the adjusting bolt until the drive belt can be removed.
    7.Remove the adjusting bolt and pivot bolt, but do not drop the spacer.
    8.Remove the alternator by moving it toward the headlight bucket.

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