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I think you've already answered it. It is in regards ***** ***** the bottom bolt on a 2004 Suzuki Forenza alternator. I can't get it aloose.

Mechanic's Assistant: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?

Well need to replace the alternator and I have everything connected to the alternator aloose, but the bottom bolt is too long to take all the way out. It keeps hitting the firewall. Trying jacking up the engine to no avail. Can't reach it from below or from the tire well. So I'm stuck.

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Hi There, I'm Clay a certified master automobile technician with 30 years of automotive repair and diagnostic experience.

You will have to remove the bottom bracket along with the alternator and the bolt. If you would like the service procedure let me know.

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
I do the service procedure to remove the bottom bracket please!
Customer reply replied 2 years ago
that should say: Yes, I do NEED the service procedure to remove the bottom bracket please! Thank you!
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Auto Mechanic: Clayso, Master Automobile Technician replied 2 years ago

Hey you're welcome. I always like to ask. The link below is the procedure.

Alternator Service & Repair

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Auto Mechanic: Clayso, Master Automobile Technician replied 2 years ago

Hi there,

Just following up to see if you got the alternator swapped out.

Let me know

Thanks

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