What other kind of alternator can i use for a 1997 ford explorer truck i cant find one

Melissa Holt

Asked by Jul 25, 2014 at 10:59 AM about the 1997 Ford Explorer 2 Dr Sport 4WD SUV

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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I just checked auto zone in my area they have 2i in stock. 1for V8 the other for V6. A little expensive though. If price is a problem try a wrecking yard.


My 96 and 99 take the same alternator, both V6. Check another outlet.

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