How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site.
    Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask Chuck Your Own Question
Chuck
Chuck, ASE Certified Technician
Category: Ford
Satisfied Customers: 2100
Experience:  33 Years Experience,Ford Senior Master,ASE Master,L1 Advanced Engine Performance
17659378
Type Your Ford Question Here...
Chuck is online now
A new question is answered every 9 seconds

HOw do I remove the alternator - on a ford taurus 2000 3lt

This answer was rated:

HOw do I remove the alternator - on a ford taurus 2000 3lt 24 valve v6 engine I know that it has to be disconnected but how do I get to the alternator do I have to remove power steering pump etc or do I go from underneath?

Here are your instructions. However you will have to have a way to lock the flywheel.The ford tool number is XXXXX Holding Tool new number 303-544 ( old number T96P-6375-A).

 

Removal and Installation

  1. Disconnect the battery.
  2. Rotate the accessory drive belt tensioner clockwise and position the accessory drive belt aside.
  3. Remove the power steering hose bracket nut from the generator mounting bolt.

graphic

 

 

4.

NOTE: The left side bolt will come out with the generator.

Remove the upper generator bolts

 

 

graphic

 

 

5.Remove the RH front wheel and tire assembly

 

6.Remove the RH front fender splash shield.

  1. Remove the 4 pin-type retainers.
  2. Remove the 3 fender screws.
  3. Remove the lower screw.

graphic

 

 

7.Remove the screws and the generator splash shield

 

graphic

 

8.Remove the torque converter inspection cover.

 

graphic

 

9.Install the flywheel holding tool

 

graphic

 

 

10.

NOTE: The crankshaft pulley bolt has a reverse thread.

NOTE: The crankshaft pulley and bolt are a molded composite and are one piece.

Remove the bolt and the crankshaft pulley

 

 

graphic

 

 

11.Lower the generator to allow access to the electrical connectors.

  1. Disconnect the crankshaft sensor.
  2. Release the oxygen sensor connector locator from the bracket.
  3. Remove the lower generator bolt.

graphic

 

 

12.Disconnect the regulator electrical connector

 

graphic

 

13.Remove the generator from the vehicle.

  1. Remove the B+ connector nut.
  2. Disconnect the B+ connector and remove the generator

graphic

 

14.To install, reverse the removal procedure

Chuck and 2 other Ford Specialists are ready to help you