We have a free download of the service manual in our "Manuals" forum section. Removal of the alternator is from underneath and is made easier by removing the front wheel and wheel well. Fasteners are removed by prying the center pin head out. The service manual will give you all the specifics. Removal of the air dam is not required.2007 Dodge Caliber, 2.0L Auto.
I've been searching for tips and how-tos for removing the underbody air dam (first step in replacing the alternator). I believe it is held in place with some kind of special plastic anchors, and I would like to learn how to remove those without breaking any. Could anyone give me some tips?