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Where is the alternator on my 2006 Toyota Corolla?

Triple A was already here and we determined that the alternator is no good. The battery was dead, he gave it a jump and it ran for a few minutes. When I turned on the headlights, it died. I have a friend who says that he can fix it in 30 minutes if it is on top and easy to get to. Otherwise, it will take a jack and 4 hours worth of work. I am trying to find out where the alternator is located so I can decide if this is the worth the trouble today or if I can just wait until tomorrow to have it towed to the dealership for repairs.

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