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Mercury capri alternator getting very hot

1993 capri non turbo. alternator pulley gets so hot that belt will burn after a few minutes of running. the dash indicator shows it is losing charge. alternator passes bench test. seems like alternator is trying to charge but resistance somewhere in system. starter connections are clean and tight.
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  • dallasj93 Jan 24, 2009

    hey i have the same problem but i can't get the alternator out of the car!!! let me know how you did it. dennis ,

  • nttheman
    nttheman Aug 27, 2012

    drop the axel...

  • nttheman
    nttheman Aug 27, 2012

    You have to drop the axel to get it out....



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Its the alternator pulley thats defective and in order to pull the alternator you a have to take off the piece with the hoses on it above the alternator and you can wiggle it out

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