how to get alternator out
have removed both the mounting bolts from the alternator but it is still mounted tight and firm. what is holding it in?
Here is a step by step on how to replace the alternator: http://www.faqfarm.com/Q/How_do_you_replace_the_alternator_on_a_1999_Ford_Contour Read the second answer.
Here is step by step how to replace the alternator on a contour http://www.autozone.com/autozone/repairinfo/repairguide/repairGuideContent.jsp?chapterTitle=Charging+System&partName=Engine+Electrical&pageId=0900c152800a88ca&subChapterTitle=Alternator&partId=0900c152800a88c1