How do you change alternator on 1999 escort?
1. Disconnect the cable from the negative post of the battery.
2. Remove the drivebelt.
3. Remove the coolant reservoir.
4. Disconnect both of the small electrical connectors to the alternator.
5. Remove the alternator mounting bolts (two underneath and one above) lift the alternator out. Pull back the rubber cover from the B+ terminal nut and disconnect the B+ terminal cable.
6. Installation is the reverse of the removal steps.