Is there a trick or easy way to change an altenator on a 1988 fiero v6 2.8 ltr..Can you access it from the right rear wheel well..thanks ..

jlynch30
5

Asked by jlynch30 Jul 29, 2012 at 05:55 PM about the 1988 Pontiac Fiero Formula

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

1 Answer

Tom Demyan
94,895

"Jack the car up in the rear and pull off the passenger side rear wheel. you will be able to see the slider that the alternator is mounted on. remove that bolt and clawl under the car to remove the top bolt from the alternator. the reason for this is that the alternator has to come out of the bottom of the car. you will want to be under the car to catch the alternator when it come loose. repeat steps in reverse to put alternator back on. use a bar to put tention on the alternator to get the proper tention on the belt."

2 out of 2 people think this is helpful.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • Will a 1987 Engine fit in a 1988? 8 answers

    A head gasket blew in my 1988 Pontiac Fiero GT and the mechanic says that I need a new engine. I found a complete 87 Fiero Motor V6 on Craig's List. Can I put the 1987 in my 1988 Fiero GT. Asking pr...

    1988 Pontiac Fiero GT

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Engine swaping 5 answers

    I have an 86 Fiero SE with a 2.8 that I destroyed. I bought another 2.8 from a blaser just for the block, but today as I was ripping the original fiero motor apart I noticed that the right side motor...

    1986 Pontiac Fiero SE

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 87 fiero 2.8 liter not starting after fuel filter change, any suggestions? 4 answers

    the car was running b4 the change, now there seems to be no fuel through the system. After the pump has run, I'm getting air through bleeder, just no fuel. Idea's?

    1987 Pontiac Fiero GT

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 88 Fiero 2.5. Trying to put in a new fuel pump. 8 answers

    88 Fiero 2.5. Trying to put in a new fuel pump. I have the tank on the garage floor under the car. Is there some trick to getting the plug with the 3 wires off? It's not budging and I don't want t...

    1988 Pontiac Fiero Base

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Making 2 Fieros work from 3 different non-working cars 6 answers

    I am looking at 3 different Fieros to purchase and make into 2 running vehicles. 1. 86 SE V6 4spd(M17) with a known bad fuel pump, not much else is known – ok body panels 2. 88 Formula, Tech IV, 5 sp...

    Pontiac Fiero

    -

    General

Search Pontiac Fiero Questions

Pontiac Fiero Experts

#1 dandyoun
dandyoun
Reputation 140
#1 Andrew Welsh
Andrew Welsh
Reputation 140
#3 Racer_X
Racer_X
Reputation 120
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Ford Mustang"
1,058 Great Deals out of 25,043 listings starting at $1,625
Used Chevrolet Corvette"
355 Great Deals out of 10,733 listings starting at $3,900
Used Pontiac Firebird"
13 Great Deals out of 760 listings starting at $1,991
Used Toyota MR2"
17 listings
Used Mazda MX-5 Miata"
85 Great Deals out of 2,360 listings starting at $2,995
Used Nissan 300ZX"
4 Great Deals out of 125 listings starting at $2,500
Used Chevrolet Camaro"
639 Great Deals out of 28,271 listings starting at $1,795
Used Chevrolet S-10"
41 Great Deals out of 1,777 listings starting at $1,599

Used Cars For Sale