How do you Change, Replace, or Install Broken 2000-2007 Ford Taurus 3.0L, V6 Alternator Replacement
Fits years: 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007
- 10mm socket/ratchet
- 13mm socket/ratchet
- 15mm socket/ratchet
- 15mm wrench (with lever)
- Flathead screwdriver
Step 1: Open the vehicle's hood and disconnect the vehicle's negative battery cable.
Step 2: Using the 15mm wrench with a lever, loosen the belt tensioner, allowing for the removal of the serpentine belt.
Step 3: Disconnect the alternator's wiring harness (1).
Step 4: Loosen and remove the 10mm bolt (1) near the top of the alternator.
Step 5: Loosen and remove the 13mm bolt (1) that secures the brace just above the alternator.
Step 6: Loosen and remove the 15mm mounting bolt (1) that holds the alternator to its mounting attachment.
Step 7: Loosen and remove the 13mm mounting bolt (1) near the backside of the alternator.
Step 8: You can now pry and remove the alternator from the vehicle.
Step 9: Mount the new alternator by tightening the 13mm and 15mm mounting bolts (2).
Step 10: Tighten the 10mm mounting bolt (1) near the top of the radiator.
Step 11: Tighten the 13mm bolt (1) that secures the brace to the assembly.
Step 12: Connect the alternator's wiring harness (1).
Step 13: Reattach the serpentine belt by tightening the 15mm bolt (1) that secures the belt tensioner.
NOTE: Use the diagram inside posted under the hood to properly place the serpentine belt.
00 2000, 01 2001, 02 2002, 03 2003, 04 2004, 05 2005, 06 2006, 07 2007 Ford Taurus Alternator Replacement Instructions
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