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Alternator I have a 2000 Cadillac SLS with a northstar engine and trying to get the alternator off and cannot figure out how it comes off. Can anyone help me on this sistuation!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Thank You John Ferguosn

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  • kevin carpenter May 11, 2010

    have removed the a/c comp? yet let me know

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I have a 99 and aftter posting the same question was given some bad info, at a different sight. On the 99 I found it necessary to remove the fan assemblies, drain the radiator and remove , you have to move the condensor for the A/C but it does not have to be removed. I also had to remove the upper plastic piece in the engine compartment and the lower gravel shield. After this is done you will have a clear view of the Alt., mine was the watercooled version, I also replaced all the hoses and belts while I was in there. You may want to have the Alt tested before removal this was a 2 day job in the driveway for me. Mine is also the northstar version , I believe the 2000 is the same.
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