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2004 ford escape: me how step by step how to change the alternator

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can you tell me how step by step how to change the alternator on 2004 ford escape v6
Submitted: 11 years ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  autodoc_2000 replied 11 years ago.



  1. Disconnect the battery cables.
  2. Remove the right intermediate axle shaft.
  3. Remove the right lower splash shield screws and the pin-type retainer.
  4. Rotate the accessory drive belt tensioner clockwise and remove the accessory drive belt.
  5. Remove the nut and position the bracket and wiring harness aside
  6. Remove the upper generator mounting bolts.
  7. Remove the lower generator bolts and position the generator aside.
  8. Remove the generator mounting bracket bolts and remove the bracket.

  9. Remove the generator electrical connectors.

  10. 1 Remove the B+ nut and cable.
  11. 2 Remove the connector.
  12. Rotate the generator to gain clearance, and remove through the opening in the fender well.


    1. To install, reverse the removal procedure.

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