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How do I remove my alternator in my 03 Kia Rio?

I'm having trouble removing my alternator from my 03 Kia Rio. It wont come out from the top. I can't fit it through from underneath either. I've look around online and read that the engine must be lifted. I've disconnected the passenger side motor mount and lifted the engine as much as 3 inches and still cannot make it come out. Whats the secret?

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All motor mounts need to be removed and jack the engine up till it almost hits the cowl.

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