GM/Detroit 6.5L – GENERATOR REPLACEMENT

The removal and installation instructions serve only as a guide. Additional operations may be required on some vehicles to remove other equipment to gain access to the generator, drive belt, and brackets.

CAUTION: Failure to observe step 1 in this procedure may result in an injury from the hot battery lead at the generator.

Remove or Disconnect (Figures 5, §» and 7)
1. Negative battery cable. Refer to CAUTION on page 6D3-1.
2. Terminal plug and battery lead from the back of the generator.
3. Drive belt. Refer to SECTION 6A.
4. Two mounting bolts.
5. Generator from the mounting bracket.

Install or Connect (Figures 5, 6, and 7)
Gasoline Engines:
1. Loosely install generator to the bracket with two bolts.

Tighten
A. Right mounting bolt to 25 N-m (18 Ibs. ft.).
B. Left mounting bolt to 50 N m (37 Ibs. ft.).
C. Bolt through the bracket and back of the gener­ator to 25 N.m (18 Ibs. ft.).

Diesel Engines:
2. Generator to the mounting bracket with bolts.

Tighten
A. Top mounting bolt to 25 N-m (18 Ibs. ft.).
B. Bottom mounting nut to 23 N-m (17 Ibs. ft.).
C. Bolt at the back of the generator to 25 N.m (18 Ibs. ft).
3. Drive belt. Refer to SECTION 6A.
4. Terminal plug and battery lead to the back of the generator.

Battery terminal nut to 8 N-m (71 Ibs. in.).
5. Negative battery cable.

 

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