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Old 12-18-2012, 10:55 PM   #15
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Originally Posted by Mr.Bergner View Post
5 year old, but these are good ones to keep around and bump every once and awhile.

I'm not sure why everyone has to grind anything. Take the passenger side motor mount out, and put a floor jack under the motor. You can then move the motor around easily enough to get it in/out/in.
Getting it out is not the hard part for me...Getting it back onto the mounting piece is a pain in the A$$! Some shop offered to do it for $100...I so should have taken them up on it. All I did to get mine out was watch the video on Youtube from 1A auto...

Ford Focus 2002 Alternator removal and install

Getting it back on is a pain and I'm going to try sanding the nipple....
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