In this article we share how to quickly and effectively replace a Honda Accord Alternator. The alternator installation job takes roughly 1 hour even less. Besides honda accord, this tutorial will also work for honda civic,honda crv and honda odyssey.
Tools Needed To Change Alternator Honda Accord
-14mm wrench with cheater bar
Step 1: Inspection
Use a 10mm socket to disconnect the battery wires and make sure to replace the alternator with voltage.
Step 2: Take Down
Use a 14mm wrench with a handle extension to relax the tension on the tensioner pulley. Slide the belt off of the power steering pulley, then release the tension and remove the serpentine belt.
Step 3: Remove
Remove all wires from the old alternator and use a 12mm socket to loosen the bolts (need to keep for use).
Step 4: Replace
Replace the alternator with a new hexautoparts alternator, tighten the bolt via a torque wrench and screw the wire (check the pulley is aligned with the belt tensioner).
Step 5: Check & Use
Connect the battery cable and start the vehicle to make sure it is charging.
-Finding enough space in front of the alternator to get to the bolts without scratching up hands.
-Take care not to drop the 10mm nut when you install new alternator,as it is easy to do.
-When to shop alternator replacement online,the compatibility information is for reference, please make sure the OEM Part Number is the same as the number of your bad alternator one.
-When you get the new accord alternator, verify that the connections and the plug slots are the same as the existing one.