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How do you replace an alternator on 1991 Mercury Capri XR 2 turbo

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Remove alternator, replace alternator. Get your self a service manual if you can't figure it out. They sell them at the same place the alternator is sold.

Posted on Nov 18, 2014

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SOURCE: mercury capri alternator getting very hot

its the alternator pulley thats defective and in order to pull the alternator you a have to take off the piece with the hoses on it above the alternator and you can wiggle it out

Posted on May 27, 2009

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SOURCE: 1991 4 clinder mercury capri build down under,

The firing order is 1-3-4-2
All things Capri are found at:
http://www.techcapri.com/

Hope this helps

Richard R
SE XR2 turbo

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www.techcaori.com Has the whole capri manual that you can view using adobe reader.

Posted on Jun 09, 2009

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SOURCE: looking for a service manual for a 1991 mercury

www.techcapri.com It's the 1993 service manual, but nothing major really changed, so it's the best you can get for free.

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SOURCE: 1991 mercury capri turbo xr2: are engine rebuild

Your car looks like a Ford Capri engineered in Australia from a Mazda 323. These are quite common in New Zealand and Australia . Unfortunately they came out at the same time as the MX5 and didn't sell well.
Do a search on Google images for Ford Capri to see if they are the same. If they are parts are readily available ex Mazda

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Can I get a diagram for a removal of a alternator on a 1991 Mercury Capri XR 2 turbo


Disconnect the Red battery terminal first and then loosen the serpentine belt by moving the tensioner pulley with the correct socket to permit slack enough to dislodge the serpentine belt from any pulley such as the idler pulley or other pulley. Pay close attention of how the belt is routed prior to removing. Remove electrical connections to the alternator. Remove all alternator mounting bolts to remove the alternator. I would recommend a Haynes manual from the parts store on your vehicle. I will help you now and well into the future with all problems that may occur. Be sure you have a fully charged battery at all times as a low battery will cause the internal voltage regulator to over heat and burn up due to the need for more amperage than the alternator can generate.

Nov 18, 2014 | 1991 Mercury Capri

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Remove an alternator from 1991 Mercury Capri XR 2 turbo


Alldata online or local library may have the manual go to Ford dealer service ask if you can look at their service manuals

Nov 18, 2014 | 1991 Mercury Capri

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My 1991 non-turbo Mercury Capri started fine last night but while idling, the Air Bag light began to flash and the Battery light came on. Not wanting to travel I turned off the ignition switch. ...


charge the battery and once fully charged, do a LOAD test on it, clean all the connections and start the car ,, check the voltage at the battery posts with the car running, you should get between 13.5 and 14.5 volts, if not, replace the alternator , if you do, the battery and the cables just needed some attention

Jul 17, 2011 | 1991 Mercury Capri

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I need to replace the alternator belt on my 1991 Mercury Capri


This is easiest to get to if you drive the car up on ramps and work from both underneath and above.
Remove the undercage protective shields to expose it.
Belt will cost about $10.

Jun 19, 2011 | 1991 Mercury Capri

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1991 mercury capri turbo xr2: are engine rebuild parts available, e.g., new pistons, rods, cranks, etc..


Your car looks like a Ford Capri engineered in Australia from a Mazda 323. These are quite common in New Zealand and Australia . Unfortunately they came out at the same time as the MX5 and didn't sell well.
Do a search on Google images for Ford Capri to see if they are the same. If they are parts are readily available ex Mazda

Mar 31, 2010 | 1991 Mercury Capri

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On my 91 capri non turbo, the alternator is sqealing


Could be the belt or tensioner(if so equipped) was too tight and then it may have warped the pulley or ruined the alternator. The belt smoking could definately be overtensioned or the bearings are shot in the alternator and creating the friction in your belt. Check the tension specs for most vehicles is usually between 1-1/2 to 2 inches of play. Thats how far your belt can be moved up and down by hand after tensioned. Too tight and you risk burning up bearings in other places or too loose and you hear squeeking and the vehicle may not charge properly or even overheat from water pump not turning well enough.

Oct 17, 2009 | 1991 Mercury Capri

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Mercury capri alternator getting very hot


its the alternator pulley thats defective and in order to pull the alternator you a have to take off the piece with the hoses on it above the alternator and you can wiggle it out

Dec 09, 2008 | 1992 Mercury Capri

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1991 4 clinder mercury capri build down under,


The firing order is 1-3-4-2
All things Capri are found at:
http://www.techcapri.com/

Hope this helps

Richard R
SE XR2 turbo

Sep 06, 2008 | 1991 Mercury Capri

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