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I have a Mazda MPV 2000. Apparently the alternator is bad and the mechanic is going to charge me $581.00. How hard is it to replace. In looking at it, it looks like it may be really hard to get at.

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I have a 1996 Mazda Protege. 3 years ago the alternator seized up
and what a job that was! The cost of a rebuilt alternator was a bit
over $200.00. The spaces are so damn tight it took me over 2 hours to get the old one out and 1 and 1/2 hours to get the new one in. And this was working with the car on ramps. I miss the old days when I could change the belt and alternator on 75 Chevy
Impala in 15 or 20 minutes!
George
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  • redace Sep 23, 2010

    Had to have alternator replaced in 2000 mpv earlier this year, cost was $650. It is in a very hard area to get at, they had to remove other parts to get to it and then it was so tight had to break bolts to get it out, it took over 6 hrs just to get it out. Not a job to do unless you have lift and proper tools and equipment. Would have cost more if I had gone to someone else. $581.00 is a good price.

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