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Old 01-21-2013, 02:59 PM
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Default Re: Replacing Alternator - Tips and/or Tricks?

Originally Posted by AmericanPride! View Post
Let's not forget the first step EVERYBODY missed.

Unhook the battery! One slip with something metal and you'll be replacing some master fuses.

Learned that on my first belt swap when I was 16. Had a 91' escort GT at the time.
^^THIS. Ive seen too many guys be lazy and jerry rig some stupid setup to keep the main alternator wire away from ground that they would have just saved time pulling the terminal in the first place, and half the time it ends up grounding out anyways.
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