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I had to change my alternator on my 1995 f150 with a straight 6 4.9l. when i took the old one off i turned one bolt a centimeter and it broke i couldnt get the ac compressor off cuz its bolted to the bracket and the wrench keeps slipping, so i took all the hoses off the ac compressor and took the alternator bracket and ac compressor off all at one time i went to go drill the bolt out i got it drilled out but i was putting a new bolt in the alternator bracket cracked so i need to know how i can get the ac compressor off so i can put it on the new alternator bracket?

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Use 6-point wrenches or sockets to eliminate slip. From your post:

"i went to go drill the bolt out i got it drilled out but i was putting a new bolt in the alternator bracket cracked so i need to know how i can get the ac compressor off..."

I cannot tell whether the bolt cracked or the bracket cracked from your post above.

Do you have any kind of small cut off wheel?

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1. You can replace the spindle = Expensive
2. You can use a small drill bit (cobalt) and drill though enough to use an extractor to remove the offending piece.

Suggestions to help might be to use a little PB Blaster and or heat on the bolt before trying to remove the offending piece before you attempt to remove it with an extractor. Take your time as you will most likely get only one chance to get it out.

Extractor sets are pretty cheap at Harbor Freight if you have one near you. You can insert the extractor from either side in the bolt hole.

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SOURCE: I cannot remove AC compressor

in order to pull your bracket you have to pull the compressor of first, there are two bolts up front and one or two in the rear, those will have to be removed first

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