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Eric the Car Guy Does 1998 Contour V6 Alternator

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  • Eric the Car Guy Does 1998 Contour V6 Alternator

    ETCG has a video on replacing the alternator for a V6 1998 contour. Doesn't look like fun.

    Mad Dog

  • #2
    What a cluster-f**k. My 99 SVT is on the original alternator, think when it goes I'll just push the car off a cliff.

    The Great Carnac will now predict what the next ETCG service call will be for this Contour:

    He broke open the power steering pressure line at the pump, it had already been wrapped in Teflon tape, which does not fix the internal O-ring leaks in these fittings, this means that fitting starts leaking PS fluid in 3... 2... 1...
    I collect Ford's Red-headed step children.
    1985 SVO Mustang (turbocharged track rat)
    1989 Taurus SHO (supercharged track rat)
    1999 SVT Contour (Sedanus-Grocerygetter-Rapidus)
    2008 Mercury Milan Premier (Comfy boat)


    • #3
      That, and he should have performed the flickering light fix as well. Hope that was a new one, not a reman...
      2k SVTC - Black / Praire Tan, blu_fuz ported 3.0L, 58k motor, 118k chassis


      • #4
        Ugh, you guys.... I need to make a video for you guys to show you that it is indeed not that bad...
        00 Contour SVT #1914 BLK/PT
        3L Hybrid, cam regrinds, MSDS, Quaife, NPG CAI, 17x7.5 MSR wheels, Hankook RS3 245/40s, D2s, tubular rear toe arms, BAT rear sway bar, 13" Cobra front brakes, 300mm FSVT rear brakes, CF Evo hood, Mirko. 2900lbs. 213whp/179wtq