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How do I remove and replace the alternator on a 2005 ford Focus 2.0

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Just pulled my alternator out of my 2.0 2005 ford focus. you have to remove it from the top. Removing the power steering fluid reservoir, Radiator reservoir, and the heat shield from the exhaust. Good luck. It wasn't fun. Also I am having a hard time finding a replacement under $250.

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  1. Remove or disconnect the following:
    • Negative battery cable
    • Upper alternator mounting nut
  2. Raise and support the vehicle.
  3. Remove the accessory drive shield.
  4. Release the tension and remove the accessory drive belt from the alternator pulley.
  5. Release the two air intake tube retainers and remove the air intake tube assembly.
  6. Remove and discard the generator B+ cable nut and disconnect the B+ cable.
  7. Remove or disconnect the following:
    • Alternator electrical connector
    • 2 alternator nuts and bolts
    • Engine roll restrictor mount bolt
  8. With an assistant, position the engine forward and remove the alternator from its mounting.
  9. Remove the lower air duct and remove the alternator.
  10. Remove the radial adapter (B+ connection extension).

Posted on Feb 18, 2009

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Just took one out last night. It also was stuck. Had to use small pry bar to get off the front mount. Sprayed the mount with PB blast to help. You do have to use some force, becareful not to break any electrical connections. Once the front mount was free, I had to pry up on it using a small hatchet. Only thing that would fit and actually be able to pry. The alternator became twisted from prying only on one side, so I used a block of wood and tapped it back straight. It finally released from the mounts and came loose. Then the fun begins in trying to actually get it out. Had to disconnect everything around it, took two people and alot of twisting and turning. Not looking forward to getting it back in. Removal took over 2 hours.

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On 2005 Ford Focus lighter fuse (15 amp - #47) is found on the fuse block by opening small utility box on left side (underneath instrument guages) and dropping it down.

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its not that hard to install but you need the right tools you should get a chilton manual for you car in particular and you'll find a step by step I recommend this because you can read and learn at the same time you work on your car try it you may enjoy working on your car GOOD LUCK

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SOURCE: fuel pump replacement on 2005 ford focus

Are you sure that you need to replace the pump? I drive a 54 plate mk2 1.6 zetec that wouldn't always start and I was told it was the fuel pump in the tank but because the fault was intermitant I didn't have it fitted and found out that the car didn't start because the fuel lift pump wasn't priming the system before starting. I found that there was a faulty connection on the relay for the pump that is in the compartment under the glove compartment.

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