Where is alternator on 1997 Taurus need to know if i need a tow or not?
the alternator is located on the passenger side front left
looking down at engine. you will see a pully with belt wrapped
around it on its left side.
Of the 2 most common engines in the 97, the alternator is in two
- 12 valve "Vulcan" engine (standard) - alternator right up on
top of the engine
- 24 valve Duratec engine - way down below and at least a 2 hour
job to replace. NOT easy.
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