Question about 2002 Ford Escape
OK. A common problem with alternators is that all of the bolts and nuts that hold it on must be loosened and then removed before pulling it out.
Also, I assume the belt is off of it before attempting to remove the alternator.
There are usually 2 sets or 3 sets of bolts and nuts if not more to take it off.
Compare your replacement part's holes to see how many bolts go through the holes.
Hope that helps.
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Fig. 1: For easiest access to the alternator assembly, first remove the splash shield mounting fasteners ...
Fig. 2: ... then swing it out of the way for access to the alternator assembly
Fig. 3: View of the alternator electrical connections-(A)
battery positive, (B) field terminals, (C) wire harness hold down, (D)
Fig. 4: Remove the six nuts and bolts that secure the front mounting plate to the alternator assembly
Fig. 5: Remove the front alternator assembly mounting plate from below the vehicle
Fig. 6: After removing the alternator assembly front mounting
plate, remove the front engine-to-alternator bracket mounting stud
Fig. 7: Remove the two alternator bracket-to-engine mounting bolts
Fig. 8: Remove the alternator and mounting bracket assembly from the vehicle
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