Ford Explorer: Generator and Regulator / Removal and Installation - Generator - 2.3L EcoBoost (201kW/273PS)

Ford Explorer 2020-2023 Service Manual / Electrical / Battery and Charging System / Generator and Regulator / Removal and Installation - Generator - 2.3L EcoBoost (201kW/273PS)


Name Specification
Motorcraft® Silicone Brake Caliper Grease and Dielectric Compound


NOTE: Removal steps in this procedure may contain installation details.

  1. With the vehicle in NEUTRAL, position it on a hoist.
    Refer to: Jacking and Lifting - Overview (100-02 Jacking and Lifting, Description and Operation).
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable from the battery.
    Refer to: Battery Disconnect and Connect (414-01 Battery, Mounting and Cables, General Procedures).
  1. NOTICE: Do not pull the engine appearance cover forward or sideways to remove. Failure to pull straight upward on the underside of the cover at the attachment points may result in damage to the cover or engine components.

    Remove the nuts and the engine appearance cover.
  1. Remove the bolt and the accessory drive belt cover.
    Torque: 18 lb.ft (25 Nm)
  1. NOTICE: The turbocharger compressor vanes can be damaged by even the smallest particles. When removing any turbocharger or engine air intake system component, ensure that no debris enters the system. Failure to do so may result in damage to the turbocharger.

    Loosen the clamp and position the CAC tube aside.
    Torque: 48 (5.4 Nm)
  1. NOTICE: After installation, make sure the accessory drive belt is correctly seated on all the pulleys, if the belt is not properly seated on all of the pulleys component damage will occur.

    1. Rotate the accessory drive belt tensioner counterclockwise.
    1. Position the accessory drive belt aside.
    1. Remove the generator stud nut.
      Torque: 80 (9 Nm)
    1. Position the coolant hose bracket aside.
  1. NOTICE: When installing the B+ terminal nut to the generator, finger-start the nut before tightening or component damage may occur.

    Disconnect the generator electrical connector. Position the B+ wire protective cover, remove the nut and position the B+ wire aside.
    Torque: 155 (17.5 Nm)
  1. Remove the LHF wheel and tire.
    Refer to: Wheel and Tire (204-04A Wheels and Tires, Removal and Installation).
  1. Remove the pin-type retainers and the steering shield from the LH subframe.
  1. Detach the wire harness retainers from the generator lower stud bolts.
  1. Remove the upper generator stud bolt.
    Torque: 18 lb.ft (25 Nm)
  1. Remove the lower stud bolts and the generator.
    Torque: 18 lb.ft (25 Nm)


  1. To install, reverse the removal procedure.
  1. Position the generator on the dowel pins. Do not fully tighten the generator fasteners until all of the fasteners are installed finger-tight.
  1. NOTE: Lubricating the grommets with silicone grease will aid in the installation of the engine appearance cover, and any future removal and installation of the cover.

    1. Lubricate each grommet with silicone grease.
      Material: Motorcraft® Silicone Brake Caliper Grease and Dielectric Compound / XG-3-A (ESE-M1C171-A)
    1. Position the engine appearance cover onto engine with the grommet aligned with the stud.
    1. Press down on the engine appearance cover at the grommet location to attach the grommet onto the stud and install the nuts.
      Torque: 44 (5 Nm)


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