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Old 12-05-2012, 05:28 PM   #1
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getting the alternator out

since ford had to put the alternator under the engine in that very tiny space on the focus im looking to find an easy way to get it out.

last time we had to drop an engine mount and slide the stupid thing like over the tie rod it was a nightmare. there has to be an easier way of doing this.

any suggestions?


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Old 12-05-2012, 06:03 PM   #2
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I somehow wedged mine out without the motor mount trick but honestly that's probably your best bet. Its what, a few bolts and using the jack to move the engine a little? Youll waste more time thinking up other ways to get it done
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Old 12-05-2012, 07:03 PM   #3
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lovely. yea we tried sliding it out and finally seen no other option but to drop the mount. just not a nightmare that i want to go through again.
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ford repair instructions say to take out the motor mount. done the job about four times i think, its gets easier the more you do it lol
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