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Alternator removal i have the alt. loose and ready. how does it come out

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I just changed the alternator on a 1997 Transport. The mounting bracket for the alternator must be removed -- 3 bolts on the side, and 1 at the back that you cannot see. You almost remove the battery, fuse box, and windshield water container. You will be able to work it out when all this is removed.

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If all the bolts and wires are off it it should pull off just yank on it make sure there isnt a long bolt in the bottom or where it swivels from

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