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changing the alternator on a 1997 Caddy with the 4.6 northstar engine.

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I am changing the alternator on a 1997 Caddy with the 4.6 Northstar engine. I.m having trouble removing it. Can you givr me the procedure to do this?

Hello & Welcome,


Can you tell us the Model of your Caddy?

Can you also tell us the 8th character of your VIN? It should be a 9 or a Y.



Customer: replied 7 years ago.
1997 Caddy Deville, "Y"

Hi again,


Here is the procedure I have.






I hope this helps. Please let me know if you need more information.


Take Care & Good Luck, Greg A.

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Customer: replied 7 years ago.

This looks like it may be the answer.

Hi again,


Give it a try and let me know how it goes.


Take Care, Greg A.

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