How to Tighten the Alternator on a LeSabre 3.8?

Answer The alternator on your LeSabre converts mechanical energy--transferred from the engine via the serpentine belt--to electrical energy. This energy is used to provide the battery with a constant cha... Read More »

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How to Replace The Alternator on A '98 Buick LeSabre?

The job of the alternator is to convert the electricity from the car battery to a source of electricity that the car can use to power its components. The alternator also recharges the battery while... Read More »

How to Tighten an Alternator Belt?

A loose alternator belt causes squealing when it is loose. Because the pulley is slipping in the belt, the alternator is not turning at its full potential, and therefore does not provide the correc... Read More »

How to Change an Alternator on a 1993 Buick Lesabre?

After miles providing power to the battery and electric circuits in your 1993 Buick LeSabre, the alternator's rotor or stator may develop opens or shorts in their wires, the diodes may fail or the ... Read More »

How to Tighten a Vanagon Alternator Belt?

Regular replacement and proper tensioning of the engine belts is an important part of maintaining a Vanagon. If the alternator belt begins squealing, tighten it to stop the slippage. Otherwise it w... Read More »