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2003 Grand Caravan alternator replacement

I've been told that the bearings on my alternator are failing and the alternator needs replacing. Is this a reasonable DIY job? Any advice on where to get step by step instructions?

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If they haven't moved it from the last place I remember seeing it (back on the passenger side near the firewall), It's not a fun job and definitely requires some skill and patience to r&r. But, not impossible. Haynes or chiltons have fairly decent instructions and only cost about $20.

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Many many shops have exchange parts.Alts,starters,condensers,you name it.If you can take your old part off and exchange it with the cash balance,it saves you heaps.An alt has only 2 bolts so to remove and replace one is not a real bad job.Hunt around for prices.Hope this helps

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Remove front motor mount, so motor can move forward, block up with wood 2x4. then u can get to alt easy.

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