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Old 12-01-2008, 06:15 PM   #1
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Need some local help

I have been having problems with my alternator and i got the new one and tried doing it myself but cant seem to get it. i would like someone whos done it before help me out cause i need my car. If anyone can help me please let me know ASAP cause i started my new job and cant afford to miss a day. My cell number is 832-766-9832 if any local houston people can help or know of someone thats a mechanic and will come to my house and do it cheap.


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Old 12-01-2008, 09:32 PM   #2
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hey, alternators are not the easiest parts in the world for a ford. it seems as ford just went ahead and stuffed it in a tight spot. best thing to do is take it to ford. talk to dj_kurruption (Ryan) over on fj, i believe hes a ford technician .
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Old 12-01-2008, 09:46 PM   #3
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well the thing is is i tried doing it myself and i took the nuts off and unplugged it but i cant get it out of there it barely moves. i need help with that
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Old 12-02-2008, 12:08 AM   #4
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You can drop it out through the bottom. Its a tight fit but it will fit.
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There are a few more things you need to take out then ... I find the alternators on our cars to be a crap load of work to get out. It took me like an hour to get mine out.

OH HEY I JUST REMEMBERED ... I will be in Pasadena today all night. You need some help? ? ? ? ? Jeremy I will call sometime today.
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^^^^^On the SVT you have to take a lot of stuff to make room.
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i just cant get the alternator out to remove it the belt is holding it in.
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You need a wrench to move the belt tenchener and it will loosen up. ... Just don't push to hard or you will break it ... can make matters even worse.
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Also dont forget to disconnect your battery,
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my battery has been disconnected for a few days already
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