with a lots of patience....
2.0 I-4 or 2.5 V6?
If its the 2.5 1.put the car on ramps 2. drain radiator fluid3. remove upper radiator hose3. loosen/remove alt. drive belt (loosesn belt tensioner bolt and then move the tensioner up with adjusting bolt, a/c belt similar)4. remove plastic splash shield 5. loosen/remove drive belt for ac compressor.6. remove a/c compressor & support it on a stand but DONOT DISCONNECT A/C LINES 7. loosen alt. bolts (2) and unplug/unbolt wires from alt.8. remove old alt. from car (be careful not to damage radiator as there is not much clearance)
don't forget to refill and bleed the cooling system. you may have to unbolt the radiator supports and remove the cooling fan to gain access to the alt.
also, the 1st alt. I bought was bad, might be a good idea to have your new alt. bench tested before installation, most parts stores will do this for free.
will a 1997 Mazda 626 transmission or engine interchange with a 1999-2002 Mazda 626 transmission or engine
The 1999 Mazda 626 alternator is located on the right hand side of the engine. The alternator will be near the front of the engine.
There should be a spring loaded tensioner pulley. If the pulley isn't holding the belt sufficiently tight you may need to replace the tensioner.
It is built into the alternator...
autozone.com has detailed instructions on replacing the gaskets.
How do I replace ignition wires on my 98 Mazda 626 2.0L
To change the alternator belt on a 1998 Mazda 626 you need to first loosen the bolt that is located in the center of the adjustment pulley. Next, turn the adjustment bolt to the left until the belt is loose and can be removed. Reverse the steps to replace with the new belt.
if your not a mechanic stop googling ways to fix your car and take it to a professionial.
distributor or coil
Remove passenger side Rack and pinion arm and slide out Alternator .
You can adjust the camshaft on your 1997 Mazda 626 with the camshaft adjustment bolts. You can access the camshaft adjustment bolts by removing the cylinder heads.
The 1997 Mazda 626 starter is located near the back of the engine at the bottom. You can follow the positive battery cable from the battery to the starter.
About two years.
Mazda 626 1.8Ltr 1997-2002 Engine code FP Is an interference engine.
The positive battery terminal cable will always run to the alternator- just follow it down.
On a 1997 Mazda 626 4-cyl, the (electric) fuel pump is located inside the gas tank.
under left front of bumper
Should be on bottom of tranny.
How can one replace a cornering light on 1990 Mazda dx
On the passenger side of the engine, under a cover behind the Alternator and Power Steering belts and pulleys and under the Valve Cover.