1999 Mercury Cougar alternator replace

Tiny
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1999 Mercury Cougar 6 cyl Front Wheel Drive Automatic

whats the easiest way to replace the alternator in my 99 mercury cougar? Its on the bottom left hand side of the engine. I cant get to it from the top, bottom or side
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Monday, October 6th, 2008 AT 1:55 PM

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1. Disconnect the battery ground cable.
2. Remove the accessory drive belt.


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3. Separate the tie-rod end from the wheel knuckle using the special tool 211-001 (TOOL-3290-D). CAUTION: Protect the ball joint seal to prevent damage.


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4. Disconnect the generator electrical connectors (generator shown removed for clarity).


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5. Remove the generator rear support bracket bolt.


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6. Remove the generator upper bolt.


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7. Remove the generator lower bolt.


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8. Remove the generator through the wheel opening.


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INSTALLATION
To install, reverse the removal procedure.
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Thursday, October 9th, 2008 AT 10:30 PM

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