To be able to perform this repair, it is necessary to remove the right wheel and the splash guard from the wheel well, set the parking brake and place wheel chucks on the rear tires for added safety, loosen the wheel lug nuts as shown in the image, next lift the front end of the vehicle with a floor jack and set it on jackstands, remove the passenger side wheel.
Disconnect the negative battery cable, remove the two bolts that secure the wiring harness located above the valve cover and slide the harness over the front of the valve cover
Next, disconnect the spark plug wires from the spark plugs and set them aside.
Disconnect the vacuum hose and the PCV valve.
Remove the 4 nuts and 4 washers that secure the valve cover in place and remove the valve cover.
Remove the upper timing belt cover and set it aside.
Loosen the bolts that secure the alternator, next, using the belt adjuster located on the lower side of the alternator, release the tension from the belt and remove it from the vehicle.