Disconnect the negative battery cable. Turn the wrench handle, the pulley moves and the tension on the belt slackens. If the alternator is beyond repair, a new one will be installed. One of the common symptoms of a bad or failing alternator is if you have to regularly jump start your car. Is there a picture of a naked woman in here somewhere I missed? I got a jump which took hold after a minute, but car died again after driving about 5 miles. Now, simply install the new belt making sure it fits into the grooves on all the pulleys. The vehicle pulled to the right.
The Nissan Maxima Alternator restores the battery as you drive and supplies the electric system when the motor is moving. Remove the lower splash shield beneath the alternator and the right-side inner fender splash shield. I proceeded to call the dealership and they refused to help me unless I had the vehicle towed to them. Put the main pulley back on and hit it as far in as you can with a rubber mallet. I asked her if that was Nissan's position and she assured me that she spoke for Nissan. Also repairs are expensive although the good thing is they are rare.
Additional time may be required due to seized or rusted bolts, additional aftermarket accessories that were installed etc. Loosen the nutin the center of the belt tensioner and then back off the tensionusing the tension adjuster from the top of the engine. The work itself is quite straightforward, so the cost for labor is normally quite low in comparison to other. Some models may require a wrench of these similar sizes. Get the 2 or 3 jaw puller and set it up on the pulley.
The vehicle was not repaired. The cost of replacing a part is a very general question that unless specified exactly is hard to answer. Clean the engine where the pump goes. Primary Use: Commuting to work Driven Alot Of Cars And This Is Definitely One Of My Favorites! Take out the two bolts on the top of the alternator top bracket. The alt should now fall free you may have to nudge it free.
Do it the right way by unbolting the radiator support and such. This is an original oem part and the car only has 118,000 original miles. Preserve your investment by accepting only the best aftermarket accessories. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. All of these will be different. Take a 12mm socket and take the piece off. Just do a cross pattern i.
An automobile engineered by Nissan can be relied on to exhibit rock solid mechanical quality. Generally the car is a treat to drive and I have had no significant problems to date with its operation. A scam alert to ensure that you must use a dealership at high cost. They are available for the following Nissan Maxima years: 2018, 2017, 2016, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002, 2001, 2000, 1999, 1998, 1997, 1996, 1995, 1994, 1993, 1992, 1991, 1990, 1989, 1988, 1987, 1986, 1985, 18, 17, 16, 14, 13, 12, 11, 10, 09, 08, 07, 06, 05, 04, 03, 02, 01, 00, 99, 98, 97, 96, 95, 94, 93, 92, 91, 90, 89, 88, 87, 86, 85. The other option is to get a range of quotes from local garages and compare the prices. Answer I had to replace the alternator in my 1996 Saab 900se two summers ago. Does any one know how to unhook the ground wire harness.
Take the bottom plastic coverings of the car. Take the front right wheel off. The Nissan Maxima alternator is located in the engine compartment along the belt path. Be sure to trade your old alternator in for your new one to receive this credit. That's when I discovered a kind of indented part of the engine block next to the alternator it had the sharp edge a sharp corner.
Even though I do a lot of work on this truck myself, I took one look at the job, then bought the alternator, and paid someone else to do it. I did this from underneath and I figured I'd just move the unit way out of its location first to work on the wires so I don't damage anything. The vehicle was towed back to the mechanic and we were told that the key to the vehicle had become deprogrammed. Some of these signs are dimming when you press the gas pedal or turning up the stereo volume. Pull the boltout with your fingers oh by the way, you can't see what your doingyou have to work by feel.