My 2000 Mirage DE will not hold a charge

Tiny
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My 2000 Mirage DE will not hold a charge. I have replaced the battery and it worked fine for a couple of hours, then went completely dead. I'm guessing it's the alternator. How do I replace it myself? I have basic mechanical knowledge, and because I can't afford to pay someone, I need to do it on my own.
Monday, December 3rd, 2012 AT 7:47 PM

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Tiny
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You don't replace components without testing/diagnosing if that is the cause.

http://www.2carpros.com/articles/how-to-check-a-car-alternator

Check above link for more information.
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Monday, December 3rd, 2012 AT 9:51 PM

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