Push engine away from mount to gain access to the timing belt cover black cover. Easiest way-- totally remove the bolt, it will go boing and remove all belt tension, and the spring will fly out and hide between the alternator and engine. On a 14 year old car be careful about replacing an expensive item like the compute … r. If you think the grease will help the hose blow off, wrong-o. Will pull this clamp and the one on the other side of the pump. It's fairly easy to remove, but can be a bear to reinstall - I snipped the two ears off at the bottom of it and that made it easy to reinstall. Heavy crank pulley still off -- you only need to dry fit it to rotate the crank by hand.
I had her take me to my house and I got my battery charger wich also runs alternator tests and battery tests. This will help prevent the electrolysis that killed the core the in the first place. You are going to remove the timing belt and its cover. When the crankshaft belt rotates, it too moves magnets across a special surface often called the conductor; this produces electrical energy. Our large network of salvage yards ensures that you'll be able to find used Mercury Tracer alternators quickly, all from the comfort and convenience of your home or office. Is there anything else on this particular car that could also cause this problem? I just replaced the alternator on my 99 mercury tracer. Our engineers work in close partnership with leading factories to develop electrical components that perform and fit our customers needs.
Get ready to put on the timing belt. In the process of doing it now. . If you put your hand just above the accellerator pedal, and go toward the center console, you'll find the heater core box. Buy a small tube of the gray ultra silicone and force it into the pores of the head and the valve cover. You can easily rebuild the Mercury Tracer alternator if you want to pay less compared to changing it with a brand new unit.
Gets out of control pretty quick don't it?? Posted on Jul 17, 2009 A person doesn't need a diagram to replace a serpentine belt. There is a long arm at the front of the engine which pivots. Almost like the factory planned it. Same for the heater supply hose on the other side. Then, tighten the tensioner bolt. Remove that, and if you have loosened the hoses and screws in the engine compartment, the heater core will come free and you can replace it.
The starter is connected to the baterry, so you can also locate it by following the wiring from the battery when i changed the starter on a 93 tracer i think it was 3 bolts i needed to undo and then i just took the old starter out and put the new one in make sure all the gears are in place with each other so they don't start that's basically all i did when i did it but make sure its the exact same starter … to be replaced some may look like they fit but they don't so ya. It's easy to accidentally lean on it as you're working and break it. Now you've got to pull the timing belt off. So feel free to e-mail me at the above address and you will get all the help you need. Use some grease or better yet vaseline on the inside of the hose so that the hose will set and seat properly on the pump.
Finally, you can also check your vehicle title and registration documents. I got it in from the bottom. Two more 10 mil bolts. It's on a spring loaded arm. Then, obviously, reverse the process as you put the new alternator in. That is the prefix and suffix, which only says what kind of car it fits and other stuff like if it's left hand or right hand, stuff like that. In fact, other than draining the radiator and removing the hose clamps and a bolt or two, youll have little interaction with the engine compartment.
If I could attach pictures I would. I can't say with certainty, because I have a '95 model, but I would imagine that it's close. Don't cheap out and substitute screw type clamps for these constant tension clamps -- one month later they will need tightening, back under the car, etc. I'm not stupid about cars just really stumped. When you take them loose, the engine will drop, so you better have a jack with a wooden block under the bell housing ready to go.
The fat one to the Radiator is rough, because the air conditioning compressor is in the way. This sealer needs to get into the pores of the metal. Make sure you note the routing of the belt, if no diagram is available. Uncompromising choices in premium materials and craftsmanship add up to high performance. Now the shroud comes off, clearing everything jack is still supporting the engine. Neither of us are very experienced with working on cars, so I'd say this is a fairly easy task.
I have access to a lift, and that - of course - makes a world of difference. The routing diagram is on one of the radiator supports. It's tensioner bolt is 13 mil halfway up the engine, tensioned by means of an internal spring. I've written them down, but you can't have them. The guy at the auto parts store quickly showed us how to do it ourselves saving us the price of a mechanic Ask them at the store to show you which, but after disconnecting the battery, there is a plate on top of the alternator that you can take off and get out of the way.