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Can't get alternator out on 2000 Ford Focus zx3

So we have unhooked every thing the book told us but the alternator is still not budging and aslo we are having troubles as to were we are supposed to pry the engine forward with out breaking anything. Or do we have to unbolt one of the motor mounts.

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You unbolt the alternator. Unclip the fans from the rad. Let the fans drop down without unbolting anything. Pull the alt out from the top. Its that easy.... Install is opposite.

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Yes the alternator can only come out the bottom of the car, you have to remove the rear lower motor mount to rock the motor forward to remove. it takes 2 people one to hold the motor forward the other to remove it from the underside of the car.

Posted on May 14, 2009

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