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1992 deville alternator. The back has two cables connected with bolt. it also has 3 prong and 4 wires connector. there is only one small wire that is connected but it has three wires (red,gray, and i believe it light brown or orange. The red wire is thicker than the gray and ltd brown or orange one. these three wires had been cut. Where do they connect too. 2 hours ago

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The large red wire (or wires) was connected to the bolt. the other small wires were connected to a plug that goes into a socket on the alternator. If you go to the dealership and ask for a repair plug you should be able to match the wire colors and solve your problem. Either that or go to the dealer and tell them you wish to look at an electrical service manual for your car.

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Hey Alonzo,
Sorry to hear this.. I hate when people butcher a NICE vehicle.. I would take it to a local alternator/starter/battery specialty shop.. they will know right away what wire goes where!!

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SOURCE: 1999 cadillac deville blower dont

sounds to me your on the right track. black ground, red hot, gray variable. your doing what i would do. if you can get to ware it plugs into motor unplug it and run 12 volts stright to it from your battery and see if it runs. as far as voltage i can't believe it would be more than 12 v to it. some thing you might want to chk. as long as your under the dash if its there is the resister, they chg.heater motor speeds. and if there bad motor may not run at all.

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the purple wire is the only wire that should be on the smaller terminal of the starter.

The other wires all get mounted to the larger terminal of the starter.

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Posted on Apr 30, 2011

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SOURCE: I have a 1985 4.1 cad coup deville I. replaced the

OK, There should not be a "Tan" wire there. It is probably the "Red" or "Orange" wire that has faded real bad and just looks tan. It goes on the same post as the large black battery cable. It should be a 10 gauge wire. The other end of that wire goes to the "BAT" terminal on the alternator. (in case you want to check and make sure) The smaller black wires should be ground wires, They will attach to the transmission housing. Usually, there is a special bolt with a stud made on the end of it and a nut that secures the wires. As you said, the purple wire goes to the small post on the starter solenoid.

Posted on May 09, 2011

jturcotte
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SOURCE: do a red wire from alternator suppose to be

Hi, if the wire is connected by a nut on the back of the alternator it can go either to the battery or to the starter solenoid.

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SOURCE: i have only low speed on the blower motor for

on the housing under the hood where your heater core and AC plumbing is there is a plug in rheostat that you need to remove and replace-take it off with the two screws that hold it and take it to a napa and they will sell you the replacement for about $20. Good Luck!

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How to hot wire fuel pump for 97


How to
Hot Wire Your Fuel Pump With a Relay in the Trunk




Terry Littleton - tlnfm@peganet.com


You Will Need

Get 15 ft 10 gauge wire, 3 ft 14 gauge wire, and a Bosch 4 or 5
prong 30 amp relay. Any place that installs car alarms should have a Bosch
relay. Get a heavy 10/12 gauge wire 30 amp fuse holder. They can be found at
auto parts stores and come in the old glass or new plastic spade type fuses.
Make sure it is heavy wire and not like most that use like 14/16 gauge wire. You
will need 2-10 gauge butt connectors, 1-10 to 16 gauge butt connector, 2-10
gauge female spade connectors, 2-14 gauge female spade connectors, 1-10 gauge
and 1-14 gauge ring connector. Soldering gun, wire
protector.

Procedure



  1. Disconnect battery. Put a ring connector on one end of the 10
    gauge fuse wire and attach that to the post at the rear of the alternator. Run
    it over to the front of the drivers side valve cover and attach to a piece of
    ten gauge wire that you will run to the back of the car. I put mine inside the
    car and it was actually easier.



  2. Run it through the hole next to the powermaster where all the
    wires go through the firewall. I routed it over behind the emer brake pedal,
    down behind that kick panel, took off the sill plate and put it inside the
    plastic wire protector (it does come open, just a pain to figure it out). Take
    out back seat and run it from sill up to opening that goes into the trunk. There
    are other wires that do the same thing, just follow them. Bring wire down to the
    hinge support. There is already a hole right there to put a bolt and nut through
    to mount the relay. I had a radioshack relay but it broke so I got a
    Bosch
    and it seems a lot sturdier. Good choice.

  3. Just a word of caution. Follow the wires down to the side of the
    trunk floor. The copper colored wire is the one to attach the trigger wire to.
    It looks like bare copper wire but is actually coated. The coating is so hard, a
    regular scotch lock wouldn\'t make contack on mine, so I cut out a half inch
    section of the insulation and soldered the trigger wire (a small piece of 14
    gauge from the relay prong 86) to there. I wrapped it in tape and put corrugated
    wire guard over it.



  4. The ground wire from the relay (a small piece of 14 gauge from
    prong 85) can go to the bolt hole you use to mount it to the hinge support. Just
    clean off the paint first. Then hook up the 10 gauge wire from the alternator to
    post 30 on the relay. The remaining prong on a 4 prong relay is the "Power Out"
    that will feed the alternator voltage to the pump(s). If you have a 5 prong
    relay the two remaining prongs should be labeled 87 and 87a. One is the "Power
    Out" when relay is energized, the other supplies power when the relay is not
    energized. Use a test light to determine.



  5. Run the remaining heavy gauge wire from the "Power Out" prong
    (when energized) from the relay through the rear of the trunk to the fuel pump.
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    wires from the trunk out under the back of the car? Forget about getting your
    new ten gauge wire through there. Just drill a hole big enough to run the wire
    through covered with some corrugated protector. I put mine right next to the
    rubber plug. Then run the ten gauge wire to the pump.



  6. The 3 wires going to the sender/pump are Black-Ground,
    Pink-Fuel Level Sender, and Brown/White Stripe-Fuel Pump motor. Cut the
    Brown/White stripe wire after the connector on the fuel pump side and attach the
    new ten gauge wire. Leave enough to reconnect stock later if desired. Put a butt
    connector on the old cut wire so it doesn\'t short on anything. I wire tied stuff
    up neat and used wire protector. If you have an external pump, you can run
    another piece of 10 gauge to it for power from where it splices into the
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  7. Now the wire coming through the firewall goes over behind the
    drivers valve cover and along the back edge of it under the EGR tubing in wire
    protector and splices into the other fuse wire from the
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  8. When you turn on the ignition, you should hear the fuel pump
    prime. The only problem I had was in the connection of the trigger wire to that
    copper colored wire in the trunk like I mentioned above.

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in the engine compartment.

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Do a red wire from alternator suppose to be connected to battery on a 1992 deville with heated w/s


Hi, if the wire is connected by a nut on the back of the alternator it can go either to the battery or to the starter solenoid.

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How to replace alternator


1990-93 Accord
  1. With the ignition OFF, disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2. Remove the power steering pump. Refer to Section 8 for the complete procedure.
  3. Remove the cruise control actuator but do not disconnect the actuator cable; simply move the unit out of the way with the cable attached.
  4. Unplug the multi-pin electrical connector.
  5. Remove the terminal nut and remove the wire from the terminal.
  6. Loosen the adjusting bolt; remove the alternator nut. Fig. 3: Alternator mounting on 1990-93 Accords 86803003.gif

  7. Remove the belt from the alternator pulley.
  8. Remove the adjusting bolt, the lower through-bolt and the small support stay.
  9. Support the alternator. Remove the upper through-bolt and remove the alternator.
  10. If desired, remove the alternator mounting brackets. To install:
  11. If the alternator brackets were removed, reinstall them. Coat the bolts with a thread sealer or liquid thread lock. Install the bracket bolts and tighten them to 36 ft. lbs. (50 Nm).
  12. Fit the alternator into place. Install the upper through-bolt and tighten it to 33 ft. lbs. (45 Nm).
  13. Install the small stay, the lower through-bolt and the adjusting bolt. Make certain the adjusting bolt is properly installed.
  14. Install the belt. Install the alternator nut. Adjust the belt tension. Tighten the alternator nut to 19 ft. lbs. (26 Nm).
  15. Connect the wire to the terminal and tighten the nut.
  16. Engage the multi-pin connector to the alternator.
  17. Install the cruise control actuator.
  18. Install the power steering pump.
  19. Connect the negative battery cable.
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Removal & Installation


NOTE There is a trend among manufacturers today to refer to the source of belt-driven electrical power as a -generator-; however, by virtue of the method in which the -generator- produces electrical current the device is actually an -alternator-. The two terms may be used interchangeably.

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2. Drain the cooling system.
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery cable Accessory drive belt Alternator upper mounting bolt Engine splash shield Radiator support access panel Rear alternator bracket from the engine Alternator mounting bolts Duct on the back of the alternator Electrical connectors Front alternator-to-A/C bracket Alternator

To install:
  1. Install or connect the following:

    Alternator Front alternator-to-A/C bracket. Torque the bolt to 37 ft. lbs. (50 Nm). Electrical connectors. Torque the battery connection nut to 115 inch lbs. (13 Nm). Duct on the back of the alternator Alternator mounting bolts. Torque the bolts to 37 ft. lbs. (50 Nm). Upper front bolt. Torque the bolt to 35 ft. lbs. (47 Nm). Rear bracket to the engine. Torque the bolt to 37 ft. lbs. (50 Nm). Radiator support access panel Engine splash shield Accessory drive belt Negative battery cable
  2. Refill the cooling system. 4 DeVille
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  3. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  4. Drain the cooling system.
  5. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery cable Accessory drive belt Radiator Electrical connectors Alternator mounting bolts Alternator

To install:
  1. Install or connect the following:

    Alternator Alternator mounting bolts. Torque the bolts to 37 ft. lbs. (50 Nm). Electrical connectors. Torque the battery connection nut to 111 inch lbs. (12 Nm). Radiator Accessory drive belt Negative battery cable
  2. Refill the cooling system.


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  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2. If equipped with a pulley cover shield, remove the shield at this time.
  3. Loosen the alternator pivot bolt. Remove the adjustment arm to alternator bolt. Pivot the alternator to gain slack in the drive belt and remove the belt.
  4. Disconnect and label (for correct installation) the alternator wiring. NOTE: Some models use a push-on wiring connector on the field and stator connections. Pull or push straight when removing or installing, or damage to the connectors may occur.
  5. Remove the pivot bolt and the alternator. Fig. 1: Alternator harness connections 86753014.gif
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    Fig. 3: Remove the alternator pivot bolt 86753301.jpg
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    Fig. 5: Remove the alternator when it is completely detached 86753303.jpg
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  6. Position the alternator assembly onto the vehicle. Install the alternator pivot and adjuster arm bolts, but do not tighten them at this time.
  7. Install the alternator drive belt and adjust the drive belt tension.
  8. Once the proper belt tension is reached, tighten the adjuster bolt to 24–40 ft. lbs. (33–54 Nm) and the pivot bolt to 40–50 ft. lbs. (54–67 Nm).
  9. Reconnect the alternator wiring.
  10. Install the pulley shield, if equipped.
  11. Connect the negative battery cable.
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Alternater replacement


TO remove :

  1. With the ignition OFF, disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2. Remove the power steering pump. Refer to for the complete procedure.
  3. Remove the cruise control actuator but do not disconnect the actuator cable; simply move the unit out of the way with the cable attached.
  4. Unplug the multi-pin electrical connector.
  5. Remove the terminal nut and remove the wire from the terminal.
  6. Loosen the adjusting bolt; remove the alternator nut.
  7. Remove the belt from the alternator pulley.
  8. Remove the adjusting bolt, the lower through-bolt and the small support stay.
  9. Support the alternator. Remove the upper through-bolt and remove the alternator.
  10. If desired, remove the alternator mounting brackets.
  11. If the alternator brackets were removed, reinstall them. Coat the bolts with a thread sealer or liquid thread lock. Install the bracket bolts and tighten them to 36 ft. lbs. (50 Nm).
  12. Fit the alternator into place. Install the upper through-bolt and tighten it to 33 ft. lbs. (45 Nm).
  13. Install the small stay, the lower through-bolt and the adjusting bolt. Make certain the adjusting bolt is properly installed.
  14. Install the belt. Install the alternator nut. Adjust the belt tension. Tighten the alternator nut to 19 ft. lbs. (26 Nm).
  15. Connect the wire to the terminal and tighten the nut.
  16. Engage the multi-pin connector to the alternator.
  17. Install the cruise control actuator.
  18. Install the power steering pump.
  19. Connect the negative battery cable.15463b8.jpg

Oct 14, 2008 | 1992 Honda Accord

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