The vehicle has been to the shop on different occasions with no results. Tools: Have a set of wrenches, sockets 14, 12, and 10mm , and a pointer magnet is highly recommended. My car also has 170k miles on it and was told it was a very good mile to get a starter replacement. Start at the top under the hood, remove your plastic piece that covers the front of your engine bay, once that is off unplug the connectors to the alternator one is visible and the other is under a black cap you have to pop off and unscrew , there is also a clip holding the wire to the alternator on the shield piece of it pointing toward the engine, you will see it, it pops out with a bit of force. After trying to wiggle the alternator up through the top, I was afraid of damaging other electrical connections, so I took the oil filter off. You should be able to pull the alternator out with ease especially if you followed step 7. From bottom loosen pivot bolt.
Neither one is near any motor mounts. Replace wires may only be one wire, depending on the … alternator. Tighten nut to 115 inch lbs. Push the alternator forward to the front of the engine. Remove the plastic splash shield for access to the alternator. If you have gotten to this point 1 Car is jacked up and you have located and loosened the alternator if you are this far, you see what i mean Its not coming out nomatter how you turn it, pull it.
For a fully charged battery, it should be 12. Once the belt is off, disconnect the electrical wiring from the back of the alternator. Get your large wrench back out, put the belt back on the alternator, and your good to go. From top loosen adjustment bolt and slacken belt. I would say that putting on the bottom bolt is a 2 person job. Once the electricity is off, take off the drive belt.
One is a plug and the other is with a nut. First, and what the previous forgot, disconnect the negative battery cable. They are available for the following Hyundai Accent years: 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002, 2001, 2000, 1999, 1997, 1996, 14, 13, 12, 11, 10, 09, 08, 07, 06, 05, 04, 03, 02, 01, 00, 99, 97, 96. Locate and remove the rubber stoppers on each side of the glove compartment and remove by pulling them out on the leading edge and slide them toward you. Just loosen the bolt 14mm I believe in order to take the belt off the pulley of the alternator. Swing the glove compartment door down to the floor. Once this arm is out of the way you can remove the bottom bolt.
Install and bolt on caliper, repeat steps for other side. I guess it depends on what year. Failure to do so can result in injury or damage to electrical system. The 2005 Sonata came with two different engines - the 2. Loosen up your power steering container.
The impact will break the screw free. That one is actually just clipped to the fan so unlike the others, you're taking it off the fan and not separating the wire plugs. Save the old alternator, odds are you will need it to return as a core to get your core fee back when you buy the new alternator. . The impact tool has a Phillips screw driver bit on the end of a hand held metal shaft.
The bad news is i did some grinding around one of the engine mounts harmless, I assure you The car was designed where is you have to remove the axil, but let me tell you, i explored that possibility and from what i read, i tried my way and it actually did work. Replacing the Alternator If standing directly in front of car with hood open the alternator is located on the left side of the engine. This part is also sometimes called Hyundai Accent Car Alternators. Good luck and remember rated this help- Aug 25, 2009 under the steering column. Locate the filter access door and remove by pulling down and outward on the bottom lip. Remove the passenger side front wheel. Unscrew and remove the alternator upper bolt.
I've tried to include the basic information I didn't know. You need to find the tensioner hub, then slide your hand under and a little behind it and you'll find the tensioner bolt. From bott … om disconnect cables. With the bit in the screw and the tool set to counterclockwise direction, smack the end of the impact tool a time or two with a hammer. On the Tucson it is quite easy.
If I had to do over, I would've removed the tire. This is done by slightly pulling the cord into the glove compartment then feeding it back through the hole. Just have patience, you'll get it done. Disconnect the wire harness from the alternator electrical connect … ion. We also carry jump starters, car batteries, and starters for most vehicles.
Once replaced, they changed the alternator belt as well and th … e car started right up. Choosing a new Accent alternator by Hyundai is simple because you can buy it online at Parts Geek. Before you get dirty and take your car apart, test it to make sure the alternator is really bad. From date of purchase, engine check sensor would come on and stay on for a while. It may be necessary to raise the radiator Fig. What is causing most of the confusion is the lack of a quality service manual for this car.