1985 cadillac seville elegante How to install alternator

5

Asked by Apr 10, 2017 at 03:11 AM about the 1985 Cadillac DeVille Coupe FWD

Question type: General

instructions

1 Answer

6,715

Release the tension on the drive belt and slip the belt off of the pulley. Then disconnect the negative battery terminal from the battery and unplug/disconnect any electrical leads to the alternator. Then loosen and remove the hardware holding the alternator in place (may also loosen other components; keep track of what bolt comes from what hole). Once out, reverse the procedure double checking for tightness and electrical connections and then start the car. It may be helpful to take pictures with your phone as you do the disassembly. They may come in handy when putting the new one into position. Good luck.

2 people found this helpful.

Your Answer:

Cadillac DeVille Experts

  • #1
    kikero
    Reputation
    2,370
  • #2
    Js08016
    Reputation
    2,190
  • #3
    Cynthiasmith
    Reputation
    1,880
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Cadillac Eldorado
5 listings starting at $3,895
Used Chevrolet Impala
21 Great Deals out of 879 listings starting at $2,894
Used Lincoln Town Car
11 listings starting at $6,495
Used Dodge Charger
43 Great Deals out of 924 listings starting at $3,500
Used Ford Mustang
36 Great Deals out of 1,236 listings starting at $3,995
Used Lincoln Continental
60 listings starting at $51,977

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.