Disconnect the battery negative lead.
Remove the auxiliary drivebelt.
Prise up the rubber boot, undo the nut and disconnect the lead from the alternator
, then disconnect the wiring plug from the rear of the alternator.
Prise up the rubber boot and disconnect the wiring
Undo the bolt, and remove the auxiliary drivebelt tensioner assembly
Undo the drivebelt tensioner retaining bolt (arrowed)
Remove the bolt securing the support bracket to the top of the alternator.
Release the clip securing the oil drain hose to the vacuum pump
Release the oil drain hose clip
Slacken the union bolt and disconnect the vacuum pump oil feed pipe. Discard the sealing washers, new ones must be fitted.
Undo the alternator lower mounting bolt, and remove the alternator, disconnecting the vacuum pump oil drain hose as the alternator is withdrawn
. Take great care not to damage the radiator cooling fins as the unit is withdrawn.
Undo the alternator lower mounting bolt (arrowed)
If necessary, undo the 4 bolts and detach the vacuum pump from the alternator
Vacuum pump mounting bolts (arrowed)
Refitting is a reversal of removal, but tighten all fasteners to their specified torque (where given).
|Alternator mounting bolt
||45 Nm (33 Ibf ft)
|Vacuum pump bolts
||10 Nm (7 Ibf ft)