The tools/item needed
1. Spanar/ring no 10,12,and 14. if you wish to clean the interior or the alternator, you will need ring no.8
2. Screw driver. Use high quality one
3. Soldering kit
4. New carbon brush
Before you start, disconnect the positive terminal on the battery to avoid short circut. Then disconnect all the wire connected to the alternator. One socket and another one that is covered by red cap (positive terminal) need to use ring no.10 to remove it.
|1. Alternator bottom bolt|
2. Alternator belt
3. Belt tensioner adjuster bolt
4. Positive terminal to battery
|The three zinc cover screw in yellow circle|
After remove the zinc cover, you will find the maroon rubber that cover alternator brush. Unscrew the two screw then you can take out the carbon brush. Refer picture below.
|In the yellow circle is the carbon brush housing, arrow is a rubber carbon brush housing cover|
|Removing the exhausted carbon brush|
|Carbon housing with new carbon brush. Cut the remaining wire neatly after soldering done.|
|Left: New carbon brush, Right: Exhausted carbon brush. RM3 only. Can buy it from auto sparepart shop.|
Thats all for now.. Just do it and gud luck.