The alternator is on the top left corner of the engine as you are looking at it from the front.
The alternator is belt driven off the front of the engine.
you can see it at the bottom left of the engine
The alternator is on the passenger side and between the engine and the compartment wall.
The voltage regulator is on the alternator, you'll have to take the alternator off to get at it.
This varies with year, engine, and optional equipment.
The1999 Ford F1 50 pickup truck 5.4 liter engine alternator field fuse can be found in the fuse box. The alternator field fuse will be in the second column, second from the top.
The starter can be found on the right hand side of the engine, near the back of the engine. The alternator will be near the front of the engine, on the right hand side.
Inside the alternator.
It is mounted to the front of the engine and driven off the accessory belt.
In the six cylinder the alternator holds the top left pulley for the serpentine belt. Directly underneath of where you add engine oil. In fact the pipe for adding engine oil is mounted to the alternator
I pulled the negative cable from the battery with the truck running and the engine quit. Is this a test to see if the alternator needs to be replaced?
Its on the right front of the car, near the bottom of the engine compartment.
you need an alternator
The regulator isn't regulating properly.
The voltage regulator is built into the alternator on all Contours, no matter what year or engine.
Check your alternator, it will cause the engine to miss if it is not putting out enough voltage under a load.
Try looking in a Ford Tempo or Mercury Topaz.
Back side of the engine under the alternator.
It is located on the Left Side ( facing the engine) by the Alternator.
The main fuse (100) amp is in the fusebox in the engine compartment.
In a 2006 Ford Mustang Power Distribution Box in the engine compartment ( Ford recommends disconnecting your battery cables before servicing anything in the PD BOX ) # 43 is a 10 amp mini-fuse for the alternator
how do i change the alternator in my 2001 ford focus?
From the same year and engine size.....yes. There are some that will change over various years also.
come from the alternator and go to where? it's probably grounding out, which means you prolly need a new one.