Once this is removed then you need to remove the ashtray below the climate control. Hello everybody Today I tried replacing the alternator with no luck. Gently slide the ashtray out. If I were in your shoes I would rebuild your existing alternator or buy one of the proper amperage. Once the screws are removed you'll want to have the ashtray open to get better leverage on it to pull. Both provide exceptional performance and exact fit.
The rebuilts in my experience are too much of a crapshoot. Please note: This alternator is built by one of two world-class vendors. While I did need to move over a wire clip from the old alternator, this only took a couple of minutes and was no problem. Posted on Jul 22, 2009. Always disconnect the battery negative cable before you start work.
It seems like there's something holding it, but all the bolts are out. When you reinstall, wipe a trace of grease on the 2 end contact surfaces of the pivot. This will expose the screws holding in the bottom of the climate control which will need to be removed. They chose a 120 amp alternator for a reason. Once the climate controls are removed the bottom radio screws should be visible.
On 2000 and 2001 models this will be made of wood. Here at Advance Auto Parts, we work with only top reliable Alternator product and part brands so you can shop with complete confidence. To promote their longevity, each comes backed by a limited lifetime warranty. I removed all 3 bols pivot bolt + 2 long bolts and the alternator is moving up and down but it doesn't come out. Your vehicle's electronics depend on the charging system. It's time you switched to Carquest. Remove this with a small flathead screwdriver using the pop out method.
They had twisted one of the field wires right off with an impact , and stuck it in the box and shipped it. Both provide exceptional performance and exact fit. That thing sure does fit snug doesn't it? Again, this will work on all models from 97-2001. . Now that the shifter bezel has been removed locate the 2 screws securing the bottom of the ashtray housing and remove them.
Reliance alternators are backed by one of the strongest warranties in the industry - guaranteeing performance for years to come. If you do break it the ashtray is still secured to the swing mechanism by 2 screws in the bottom of the tray that will still allow it to be functional and secure, so don't worry. A key component in the power train, a failing Lexus alternator can kill your battery and leave your car without power to run. Be careful not to pull to hard on the actual tray of the ashtray. Does it have to be hit really hard for it to come off its position? Using a small flathead screwdriver gently pry the strip of wood or plastic out. Please note: This alternator is built by one of two world-class vendors.
Starting in the middle of the strip is best, the retaining clips are on the right and left of the strip. Works great, last a long time and wont rot your teeth. It should pop out fairly easily. Rotor slip rings are buffed to an 8 micron surface finish, with run out limited to 20 microns, minimizing brush wear and abrasion. Does it have to be hit really hard for it to come off its position? In most car models I have had to remove the fuse box retaining bolts and lift the fuse box up and go under the fuse and remove 2 small bolts that retain the heavy alternator fuse in place, it is the only fuse that is bolted in to the box from under the box. I removed all 3 bols pivot bolt + 2 long bolts and the alternator is moving up and down but it doesn't come out. Remove these screws and the screws at the bottom and the radio should slide out.
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Call our free Tech Hotline with any installation questions. Call our free Tech Hotline with any installation questions. Gary I ordered all of the rebuild parts from Park Place Lexus in Plano Texas, The bearings, brushes, and rebuilt mine. It will slide past, just work it around the button. For an alternator that won't let you down, choose Carquest. It seems like there's something holding it, but all the bolts are out. Hi Lenore- I like your sense of humor :D - and also agree with you on rebuilding your own unless you have a known bad field or stator.
Our units are remanufactured to the highest standards for unwavering dependability and performance. 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. I once bought one for my son's Camaro years ago and decided to pull the bolts and look inside before I installed it, because of past experience. After the ashtray is removed the next step is to remove the small trim piece directly underneath the climate controls. . Do this by gently prying up the bottom part of the wood closest to the cup holders in the armrest using a small screwdriver. The ashtray then will only be held in be retaining clips at the top.