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Old 08-04-2007, 03:58 PM   #1
 
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Alternator removal tips?

SUUUUUUCKS!!

9-5 alternators suck ass. They're almost impossible to remove...
I'm about to drop one side of the whole frigging suspension and driveshafts unless someone has a better way.....

Help!!!!
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Old 08-04-2007, 04:06 PM   #2
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SUUUUUUCKS!!

9-5 alternators suck ass. They're almost impossible to remove...
I'm about to drop one side of the whole frigging suspension and driveshafts unless someone has a better way.....

Help!!!!
Drop the front pipe and you should have enough room, they do suck azz. If not pull the axle, I've seen people do both.

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Old 08-05-2007, 08:08 AM   #3
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I always pop the axle out I believe on a 9-5 - I've only done like 3 so I can't remember exactly. I think you MUST sneak them out the bottom or the side - I can't remember. Saab says to pull it out the top - I did that way the last time -= never again. So yeah - good luck - they aren't fun.
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Yeah,

Out the top is a joke... I don't know what they were thinking!

Get it done?
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look on the bright side - it's not a v6.
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