How to replace an alternator in a 2001 pt cruiser


Remove battery and battery support you'll be able to undo starter bolt's trough there and slip starter out.

If this is a diesel its a days job,DISCONNECT BATTERY UN DER PASSENGER SEAT take front grill and the front cross member off drain radiator loosen all bolts on radiator do not undo any connections on air con. jack up car remove plastic belly plate remove drivers side wheel and inner plastic arch cover ther is also a strut that needs to be removed,using a screwdiver prise off the fan timing belt then remove 4 bolts underneath that hold the radiator up you will then need to remove drivers side headlight to gain accsess to the bottom alternator bracket, with this done you can then carefully remove the alternator and remove the bush box and replace the bushes

Under vehicle, center, below seating area, mounted on top of fuel tank, in fuel pump module

The PCM attaches to a bracket welded on the dash panel

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you may have to raise vehicle,remove wheel & plastic inner fender & take it out through the wheel well.it can still be like a chinese puzzle.

this instruction is general for all vehicles. i am sorry that i do not have particularly for your 2001 chrysler PT cruiser.

first, identify the alternator.
remove the fan belt on the alternator,
label and remove all wires that is attached to it.
remove all bolts that is holding it.
remove the old alternator.

do the reverse on installing it.

tnx 4 using fixya,

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I have a 2001 PT Cruiser brand new battery change the alternator but now my battery light is still staying on why and how can I fix


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