2000-01 Ford Taurus Mercury Sable Alternator - 1AEAL00406


  • Brand New 105 Amp Alternator
  • No core charge
  • Fit the following engines as listed per applications:
    • V6 3.0L OHV (Over Head Valves)
      • 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.


  • 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.
  • 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.


Our electrical and electronic parts are subject to strict quality control testing.  Once the item has been installed or plugged in, it is no longer eligible for a refund.  The item may be eligible for replacement, only if it is found to have a manufacturing defect. Before purchasing, please ensure proper diagnosis of the failed original part is performed


Part Details

  • Voltage / Wattage / Amperage Rating: 105 Amp

Lifetime Warranty

This item is backed by a 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.

  1. step : Disconnect the battery (1:05)
    • Use an 8mm wrench to disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2. step : Remove the serpentine belt (1:15)
    • 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. step : Remove the alternator (1:55)
    • 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. step : Install the new alternator. (6:13)
    • 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. step : Reconnect the battery. (9:00)
    • Use the 8 mm wrench to connect the negative battery cable.

Tools needed for replacement:

    General Tools

  • Drain Pan

  • Pliers, Cutters & misc Wrenches

  • Slip-Joint Pliers

  • Ratchets & Related

  • A Piece of Pipe (for leverage)
  • Ratchet

  • Screwdrivers & Related

  • Flat Blade Screwdriver

  • Sockets - Metric

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

  • Wrenches - Metric

  • 8mm Wrench
  • 15mm Wrench

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Part was exactly what I needed excellent service and delivery time.
January 25, 2017
1 year ago
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Vehicle Fit

  • 2000-2001 Ford Taurus 105 Amp Alternator V6 3.0L OHV
  • 2000-2001 Mercury Sable 105 Amp Alternator V6 3.0L OHV

This part replaces:

  • OE # YF1Z10V346FBRM
  • OE # YF1Z10V346FARM
  • Hollander 601-00866
  • Lester 8263
  • TYC 2-08263
Part #: 1AEAL00406

How-to Video:

(09:19 min)