Replace a 2005 Honda Accord Alternator
This article will show you how to Replace a 2005 Honda Accord Alternator. Before changing the alternator in your 2005 Honda Accord, be sure the battery will not be the culprit. If the alternator isn’t grinding or making other noises, verify the battery voltage with a voltmeter. When the engine is off, the battery should to have 12 to 12.5 volts. When the engine is working, it should to have 13.5 to 14.5 volts. If this is not the case, cost the battery then recheck the voltage. If the voltage remains to be low, the alternator or wiring is at fault.
2005 Honda Accord Alternator Replacement Procedures
1. Disconnect the negative battery cable and lay it aside, ensuring that it doesn’t touch metal. Disconnect the wires on the again of the alternator by eradicating the nut and pulling the wires off. Unplug the wiring harness from the harness connector by prying the plastic holders away from the plug with a screwdriver. Be careful not to break the connections on the plug.
2. Unbolt the facility steering pump but do not remove the ability steering lines. Set the facility steering pump out of the way. Unbolt the cruise control actuator but do not take away the cable. Move the cruise control actuator out of the way.
3. Loosen the by way of-bolt on the alternator then the adjusting bolt. Push the alternator towards the engine to loosen the stress on the belt. Raise the belt off the pulleys. Unbolt and take away the alternator.
4. Install the new alternator and tighten the through-bolt and adjusting bolts just sufficient to hold the alternator in place. Reinstall the facility steering pump by bolting it back into place. Route the belt around the pulleys in response to the belt routing diagram on the radiator shroud or the inside of the hood. Pull the alternator away from the engine to tighten the belt. Tighten the by means of-bolt and the adjuster bolt firmly.
5. Reinstall the cruise control actuator. Reattach the negative battery cable.