Question about 2000 Mercury Cougar
I'm having trouble getting to it. Jtroutman@dallasrail.com
Thank you in advance for your time.
Follow service manual procedures given by the manufacturer for the generator you are working on for disassembling, inspecting, testing, and rebuilding AC generators. Remember, improper connections to an AC generator can destroy it.
AC generator removal varies according to the engine size, engine placement, and vehicle accessories (such as power steering and air conditioning). The following is the typical procedure for removal and replacement of the AC generator.
To adjust the belt tension, leave the pivot and adjusting arms loose. Look up the belt tension specification for the vehicle you are working on. Using a belt tension gauge on the belt apply pressure to the alternator until the correct belt tension registers on the gauge and tighten the mounting and adjustment bolts to the specified torque specification.
Posted on Nov 09, 2008
The problem removeing the alternator,is access to the top mount bolt.To access this bolt you have to also remove the drivers side tire and use long extensions from the drivers side. This takes two people one to guide the socket and one to turn the rachet
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