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When replacing my alternator, what do I have to take off to get to it? I can not get it from the top nor bottom.

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FROM underneath the van: Disconnect the negative terminal from the battery. If you can remove the exhaust pipe from the exhaust manifold, it's easiest to take it out from underneath. There is a support brace that goes from the power steering pump bracket to the engine block. Remove it, then remove the upper and lower alternator mounting bolts. Disconnect the electrical connections, and lower the alternator to the ground. If you can't break the exhaust pipe bolts free...this won't work.

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