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Do i need to jack up the motor in order to pull the alternator from this vehicle?

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Yes. the alternator removal is fron underneath the car.

Posted on Jul 16, 2009

  • sprengers4 Sep 01, 2010

    Rosariojuan6 is wrong. You don't need to jack up the engine, you just need to jack up the car to get under the alternator and then disconnect it and lower it through the bottom. It is a tight fit but will come through with a little finess



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