If you are planning on changing the belt then you will have to remove the powersteering belt too in order to get it off. Disconnect the negative battery cable. Quality-Built, a division of Motorcar Parts of America, is an automotive aftermarket brand of professional-quality starters and alternators. Rotor slip rings are buffed to an 8 micron surface finish, with run out limited to 20 microns, minimizing brush wear and abrasion. The alternator charges the battery and keeps the electrical accessories of the car working while it is running. We're here to help with whateveve questions or concerns.
It came with a printout from the actual alternators bench test after it was manufactured, including a scope graph. It looks super easy to change out. There are three mounting bolts, two on the bottom and one on top of the alternator. After all the bolts have been removed, it is easier to remove the alternator from the top. Its a tight fit but if you play with it awhile you'll get it out. We know you love your Nissan Altima and want to make sure it's taken care of maybe he or she even has a name? Your vehicle's electronics depend on the charging system.
Choose Quality-Built and rest assured in ultimately reliable performance with each turn of the key. You will have to remove the bottom plastic dash part by the removing two screws on the left and right bottom sides of the plasti … c panel, then carefully pull the top part until it comes loose. He also said it could be a few things. Long story short, I bought a 98 Sentra 1. Please note: This alternator is built by one of two world-class vendors. Put a full load on it lights, ac, defrost, radio and it still pumped out 13 volts at idle speed, 14. Connect the negative battery cable.
I just have to jump myself 1 out of 6 times. Remove the splash guard in the right side wheel well. This loosens the serpentine belt enough, barely to remove the belt from the pulley. Check fan belt for proper alignment if you have a grooved alternator pulley. Then take off the top radiator hose and the housing that connects it to the engine you don't need to take off the radiator hose connecting unit, just take the fans off of the radiato … r, saves the messy silicone work. Place the new alternator on the bracket and secure it with the bolts, tightening them just enough so the alternator can still move on the bracket. First thing, disconnect the battery.
Where is it located at? Tighten both of these bolts. Remove both these bolts and save. It looks good but first start up it whines loudly, like the aftermarket radio whine but straight from the alternator. Connect large and then single wires to alternator 11. We know you love your Nissan Altima and want to make sure it's taken care of maybe he or she even has a name? Just because it's new does not me … an it works or that someone didn't short it out and then return it. Make sure this is tight.
Also, check the tension of your belts to make sure the alternator is spinning while the engine runs. AutoZone carries the aftermarket Nissan Altima alternator that gives you the power you crave. The guy said the starter should kick at anything over 11. Remove the alternator pivot bolt. Remove the right side front splash guard. You will never get the alternator out if you don't.
The fire was still burning, but seemed to be inside the alternator. The extensive remanufacturing process includes total core disassembly, extensive component replacement and rigorous three-phase testing to ensure that every alternator delivers performance you can depend on. Replace bolts - the bolt on the lower left adjusts the tension on the belt. Valeo is a global company that engineers thermal, powertrain and other automotive systems with emission reduction and intuitive driving in mind. Your Nissan Altima is fun to drive, but if your battery isn't staying 100 percent charged, your vehicle's performance suffers tremendously. I turned off the engine, went inside to get a fire extinguisher.
Take your car to a parts store and have them check the alternator to make sure it's malfunctioning. Its the 4th Nissan I have owned and honestly, I doubt I will ever own a different brand. Except the little tester was hooked up and the battery was holding a charge at 12. Most people recommend taking off the upper radiator hose. There is an 8mm tensioning bolt between the alternator and the air conditioning compresser. Hopefully it dies close to home. When they were testing it they turned it on and off a few times and sure enough, it didn't start the last time and needed to be jumped again.