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How do i remove the altenator for a 1998 Mercury Mystic 4 cyl

That back bolt won't clear the firewall/fender

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    paul erickson May 11, 2010

    dissconnect you dog bone and tilt your engine foward

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The other guys i right, how ever it is not that simple....

the dog bone is the funny looking metal and rubber mount on the top center of the motor, it attaches to the frame in the front near the hood latch. you have to have the car on a front incline for the motor to tilt, or have some one push the back of the car forward so the engine will tilt forward. you should then beable to slide the bolt out.

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