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    Default How do i get my alternator out lol

    Just got the aux belt and alternator bolts out and the alternator is sitting loose behind the engine. Question is how do i get it out. Not enough space.

    Only thing i can see is removing the fuel filter housing and pulling it up from ontop but i remember how much pain i had removing the wipers to remove the plastic scuttle panel when i had to remove the wiper motor and dont want to do that..

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gavin2.6 View Post
    Just got the aux belt and alternator bolts out and the alternator is sitting loose behind the engine. Question is how do i get it out. Not enough space.

    Only thing i can see is removing the fuel filter housing and pulling it up from ontop but i remember how much pain i had removing the wipers to remove the plastic scuttle panel when i had to remove the wiper motor and dont want to do that..
    pretty sure you have to remove the fuel housing m8.

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    drop the hub carrier of the strut, remove ball joints and you can swing hub carrier and shaft outta the way. thats wot i done but i had the use of a lift.

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    http://www.vectra-c.com/forum/showthread.php?t=92987

    I dont know if you have seen the above but thats how I changed mine.

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    you remove the fuel filter housing fella
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    Quote Originally Posted by chrisvectra View Post
    you remove the fuel filter housing fella
    What I do too

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rapala View Post
    http://www.vectra-c.com/forum/showthread.php?t=92987

    I dont know if you have seen the above but thats how I changed mine.

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