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Can i get the alternator out without jacking front up of car 1976 lincon

Am taking out the alternator and i am not sure how to do it

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With the car sitting low and need to get under,you will need to jack up,remove both battery cables.Your positive battery cable goes to starter,follow to find starter.I looked on site for a repair guide on how to replace,can't find but I did find a repair manual and it cost 26.99,if your able to afford,always good to have a repair manual to help make repairs.

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