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The alternator is mounted to the front of the engine. First take off the front right wheel and the plastic in the fender well. That will give you better access to the part. Below is a diagram of how it comes out.
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Anthony, Thanks for your help but what you gave me seems to me to be bare minimum information and does not get me where I need to go. I need to know what bolts/parts need to be undone and in what order to do them. Any special tools required? How do I retension the drive belt? I expected to get more guidance than you gave for the amount I am willing to pay.
I take your answer to mean you have no personal experience with this problem and if thats your best answer I'm not willing to pay the fee required for my question.
I have done over a hundred of them. Print out the diagram and go over to the car and see if you can locate the bolts. The digram show which ones they are. I wish I had more pictures to aid but this is all there is. Actually the diagram is exactly what you need to get it off. If the diagram cant help then it looks like you need to have a mechanic help you out with it.
Can't see all the assemblies without taking off wheel and inner fender liner. Can't do that til next week. Diagram does not show me the sequence of bolt removal nor does it show how to release or reset the tensioning device.
This was the desired answer to my 1st reply. Too bad we had to go round and round to get to it. No disrespect but I don't think anyone using this service would have been happy with your 1st answer which was basically "here's a picture, look at it, figure it out". Most of us need a little more guidance than that. I even told you that in my 1st response and what I got back was "Mitsubishi does not have a published procedure". I was counting on your experience to tell me what I needed to do. In the time it took to you to respond three times, you could have looked at the drawing and told me what to unbolt, in sequence, by part name or number and we would have been done. I'll accept your answer but I won't use this service again.
Dont accept it, but you have waited a total of more than three hours between replys. We could have sorted this out in minutes. I responded to you every time you did. Plus the last statement wouldn't make any sense if you hadn't seen the diagram first.