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Need to know how to change the alternator properly

Need to replace the alternator never done it on an import, and needed to know what needs to come off and what does not to save time.

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There are three bolts: tensioner bolt on bottom two bolts on top and they are tough; three wires: ground, power, and harness.
Disconnect negative battery cable, remove all wires from alternator, remove drive belt. Locate all bolts: remove tensioner bolt and mounting bolts, then remove alternator from below. It comes off easier than it goes back on.
Install is reverse order of removal. be sure to label wires for easier replacement.
This videoclip might help you and you can find for more

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There should be 2 bolts holding it in place remove both bolts and unhook the wires from the gack of the alternator

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