How Do You Install An Alternator In A Dodge B Series Van?
So, your old van needs a new alternator? The bad news is that it might not be as easy to replace as in most vehicles, but the good news is that you’re about to learn how. Park the van on a flat surface where you’ll be able to work from outside, inside and underneath the vehicle. Open the hood and disconnect the battery. Remove the engine cover inside the van and locate the old alternator, generally located right next to where the passenger’s feet would go. First disconnect the three wires connected to the back of the alternator. A screwdriver may be necessary. From the outside of the van, reach under the hood with the proper socket wrench to loosen both of the bolts holding the alternator in place and remove the old alternator carefully. Be sure to keep the bolt shield cylinders for the new alternator, if there are any. Putting the new alternator in is as simple as doing steps 1-4 in reverse, with one tricky exception: you’re likely to find that your new alternator has a built-in bolt