1997 Ford Contour ALTERNATOR

Tiny
DDEVAULT
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  • 1997 FORD CONTOUR
  • 4 CYL
  • FWD
  • AUTOMATIC
  • 107,000 MILES
HOW DO I REMOVE THE ALTERNATOR. FROM THE BOTTOM.
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Sunday, November 16th, 2008 AT 8:18 PM

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Hello

I have provided the info on removal and replacement.

REMOVAL


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Disconnect the battery ground cable.


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Remove the intake air resonator.
Disconnect the air cleaner outlet tube.
Remove the bolts and nuts.
Remove the resonator.
Disconnect the vacuum pipe underneath.


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Disconnect the generator wiring.
Remove the nut and disconnect the cable.
Disconnect the electrical connectors.


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Disconnect the ground cable.
Raise and support the vehicle.


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Remove the radiator splash shield.
Remove the right, front wheel.


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Remove the splash shield.
Remove the bolts.
Remove the splash shield.
Remove the accessory drive belt.


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NOTE: The lower bolt cannot be removed until the generator is repositioned.

Remove the generator lower retaining bolts.
Lower the vehicle.


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Remove the generator upper retaining bolt.


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Lift the generator clear of the engine. CAUTION: There is a very limited amount of space in which to remove the generator. Do not overstress or damage any hoses or cables.


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INSTALLATION

To install, reverse the removal procedure.
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Sunday, November 16th, 2008 AT 8:34 PM

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