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The battery and the alternator, need replacing on a 2006 6cyclinder, Taurus. I have the parts, and tools, I just never worked on a newer car before. I need a print out of instructions, please!!

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Removal & Installation 3.0L (2V) To Remove:

  1. Disconnect the battery ground cable
  2. Remove the accessory drive belt
  3. Remove the fasteners and move the degas bottle aside.
  4. Disconnect the wiring from the alternator.
  5. Remove the brace and the alternator mounting bolt.
  6. Remove the alternator from the engine.
To Install:
  1. Install the alternator on the engine. Tighten the lower and right brace bolt to 18 lb-ft. (25 Nm) and the left brace bolt to 35 lb-ft. (48 Nm).
  2. Connect the wiring to the alternator.
  3. Install the degas bottle in the original position.
  4. Install the drive belt.
  5. Connect the negative battery cable.
3.0L (4V) To Remove:
  1. Disconnect the battery ground cable.
  2. Remove the accessory drive belt.
  3. Remove the power steering hose bracket nut from the alternator mounting bolt.
  4. Remove the upper alternator mounting bolts. NOTE: The left side bolt will come out with the alternator.
  5. Raise and safely support the vehicle.
  6. Remove the right front wheel.
  7. Remove the right inner fender splash shield.
  8. Remove the screws and the alternator splash shield
  9. Remove the torque converter inspection cover.
  10. Install the flywheel holding tool. The battery and the alternator, need replacing on - holdingtool.gif
  11. Remove the bolt and the crankshaft pulley. NOTE: The crankshaft pulley bolt has a reverse thread. The crankshaft pulley and bolt are a molded composite and are one piece.
  12. Lower the alternator to allow access to the electrical connectors.
  13. Disconnect the crankshaft sensor.
  14. Release the oxygen sensor connector locator from the bracket.
  15. Remove the lower alternator bolt.
  16. Disconnect the regulator electrical connector.
  17. Disconnect the remaining wiring from the alternator and remove the alternator
To Install:
  1. Position the alternator on the engine while making the necessary electrical connections.
  2. Connect the voltage regulator electrical connector.
  3. Install oxygen sensor connector locator in bracket.
  4. Connect crankshaft sensor.
  5. Raise alternator and install upper alternator bolts (left side bolt is installed with alternator). Torque upper and lower bolts to 18 lb-ft. (25Nm).
  6. Position the wiring harness locator and install nut.
  7. Install the alternator splash shield and the screws.
  8. Position crankshaft pulley and install bolt (reverse thread). Torque to 74 lb-ft. (100Nm)
  9. Remove the flywheel holding tool.
  10. Install the inner fender splash shield.
  11. Install the right front wheel.
  12. Install the torque converter inspection cover.
  13. Lower the vehicle.
  14. Install the power steering hose bracket nut from the alternator mounting bolt.
  15. Install accessory drive belt.
  16. Connect the battery ground cable.
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