2000-2001 Mercury Sable Alternator for V6 3.0L SOHC

This part replaces:

  • OE # YF1Z 10V346 FARM
  • HOLLANDER 601-00866

  • New


  • Replaces dealer part numbers: YF1Z 10V346 FARM, YF1Z10V346FARM
  • No core charge
  • Fit the following engines as listed per applications:
    • V6 3.0L SOHC (Single Overhead Cam)
      • Does not fit DOHC (Dual Overhead Cam) Engines

Fit guaranteed

  • This NEW alternator will install just as your original does.
  • Designed to fit your original engine brackets.
  • Your existing wiring harness will attach with no modification.
  • Installation Instructions (pdf) included in English, Spanish, and French


    • This Alternator will give you trouble free performance
    • Each unit is individually tested.
      • You'll receive a report with your alternator that shows its performance.
      • Example (pdf)
  • New vs. Remanufactured
    • Nothing is more frustrating than pulling off the side of the road with a failed alternator. That is why we carry only new alternators which are 94% more reliable than remanufactured alternators.
    • Our Alternators are 100% NEW. Castings, pulleys, fans, hardware, internal parts, etc. are all new.
    • No Core Charge; No hassling with an old core
This replacement Alternator is just what you need to get your vehicle in good working order again. If your battery is no longer being charged completely, or at all, this Alternator may be the solution for you.

Lifetime Warranty

Effective June 23, 2014: This item is backed by a manufacturer's Limited Lifetime Warranty. In the event this item should fail due to manufacturing defects during intended use, we will exchange the part free of charge (excludes shipping charges) for the original purchaser. Please keep your invoice for proof of this warranty.

  1. Disconnect the battery
    • Use an 8mm wrench to disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2. Remove the serpentine belt
    • Find your serpentine belt diagram or draw one out for later reassembly.
    • Use a 15 mm wrench on the belt tensioner to release the tension to remove the belt.
  3. Remove the alternator
    • Unplug the wiring harness from the alternator.
    • Remove the little nut securing the lead.
    • Use a 13 mm socket and ratchet to remove a mounting bolt.
    • Remove the 15 mm bolt mounting the bolt.
    • If necessary, remove the two 10 mm bolt securing the radiator reservoir bottle.
    • Use a catch pan and disconnect the three hoses using a pair of pliers.
    • See our radiator reservoir video for more detailed instructions on removal.
    • Finish unbolting the 13 mm bolts securing the alternator.
    • Pry out the alternator.
  4. Install the new alternator.
    • Work the new alternator into place and bolt in the 13 and 15 mm bolts and nuts in.
    • Plug in the wiring harness.
    • Reassemble the reservoir bottle if necessary.
    • Tighten up the 10 mm nut and cover the lead with the rubber boot.
    • Use the 15 mm wrench to put the serpentine belt back on.
    • Remember to reference your diagram if you don’t have your serpentine belt route memorized.
  5. Reconnect the battery.
    • Use the 8 mm wrench to connect the negative battery cable.

How-to Video:

(09:19 min)

Tools List:

    Pliers, Cutters & misc Wrenches

  • Slip-Joint Pliers

  • Ratchets & Related

  • Ratchet

  • Screwdrivers & Related

  • Flat Blade Screwdriver

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 10mm Socket
  • 13mm Socket
  • 15mm Socket

  • Specialty Tools

  • A Piece of Pipe (for leverage)
  • Drain Pan

  • Wrenches - Metric

  • 15mm Wrench
  • 8mm Wrench

This part replaces:

  • OE # YF1Z 10V346 FARM
  • HOLLANDER 601-00866

Vehicle Fit

  • 2000-2001 Ford Taurus Alternator for V6 3.0L SOHC
  • 2000-2001 Mercury Sable Alternator for V6 3.0L SOHC
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