alternator removal

csifore
5

Asked by csifore Mar 07, 2013 at 06:54 PM about the 2007 Dodge Caravan SE

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

how to remove the alternator form a 2007 dodge caravan

2 Answers

DavidH25
Not Active

Disconnect the negative battery cable. Remove the windshield wiper module for 3.0 L and smaller engines or the right front lower splash shield for engines larger than 3.0 L. Remove the accessory drive belt. You will also need to remove the lower bolt and wiring harness from the oil dipstick tube if you have an engine larger than 3.0 L. Take the mounting bolts off of the alternator and disconnect the alternator's electrical harness. This will allow you to remove the alternator assembly. Install the new alternator and connect the electrical harness. Tighten the mounting bolts and install the drive belt. You will also need to install the lower bolt and wiring harness from the oil dipstick tube if your engine is larger than 3.0 L. Connect the windshield wiper module or right front lower splash shield as required.

6 out of 6 people think this is helpful.
Rollincoal
150

Your van most likely has a 3.3L or 3.8L either way they are the same. Steps. 1. Remove negative battery cable from battery. 2. Unplug alternator, push red tab in and squeeze black tab down and pull. 3. Remove alternator cable, pull back rubber boot, 13mm rachet and remove the nut. 4. Remove belt, this might be tricky because the tensioner is nearly inaccessible, what I usually do is remove the passenger side wheel and remove the belt cover, (3 plastic clips and 1, 8 or 10 mm bolt) then you will be able to see the tensioner, take a pry bar and pry the tensioner down and slip the belt off carefully, pry bar may slip. 5. 2, 15 mm nuts hold the alternator in place, 2 nuts on either side of the alternator pulley and 1 bolt above the A/C compressor. 6. Remove alternator, re install in reverse order.

15 out of 15 people think this is helpful.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Caravan
Looking for a Used Caravan in your area?
CarGurus has 1,197 nationwide Caravan listings starting at $1,295.
ZIP:

Search Dodge Caravan Questions

Dodge Caravan Experts

#1 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 890
#2 lightGear
lightGear
Reputation 420
#2 tenspeed
tenspeed
Reputation 420
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Dodge Grand Caravan"
623 Great Deals out of 37,069 listings starting at $990
Used Chrysler Town & Country"
672 Great Deals out of 35,334 listings starting at $995
Used Honda Odyssey"
439 Great Deals out of 23,385 listings starting at $800
Used Toyota Sienna"
308 Great Deals out of 20,823 listings starting at $1,900
Used Kia Sedona"
81 Great Deals out of 7,403 listings starting at $2,850
Used Dodge Durango"
331 Great Deals out of 18,206 listings starting at $1,495
Used Ford Explorer"
1,061 Great Deals out of 48,389 listings starting at $1,495
Used Nissan Quest"
102 Great Deals out of 4,156 listings starting at $1,980
Used Ford Expedition"
415 Great Deals out of 14,914 listings starting at $1,995
Used Chevrolet Tahoe"
698 Great Deals out of 22,670 listings starting at $1,895
Used Ford Mustang"
531 Great Deals out of 34,442 listings starting at $1,995
Used Ford Escape"
951 Great Deals out of 58,265 listings starting at $1,495
Used Hyundai Santa Fe"
340 Great Deals out of 22,097 listings starting at $1,995

Used Cars For Sale

2006 Dodge Caravan SE For Sale
3 Great Deals out of 98 listings starting at $2,800