What to do Putting a power steering pump in a 89 S10 truck broke the bolt on the alternator that holds the bracket what to do?
remove alternator and bracket.with a drill bit smaller in size than he the thread on the broken bolt, carefully drill broken part of bolt that is still in engine.then use an" easy out " to remove broken peice.an" easy out" can be purchased with the correct size drill bit if you know the bolt size.
How does a car break the alternator bracket. I have a 1995 Chevy Astro Van and it has broken the alternator bracket twice in about a week or 2. I replaced it and it broke again. How does this happen?
do you mean the aluminum bracket holding the alternator broke at the bolt holes? do you know that there should be a steel bracket BEHIND the alternator also? when engine usually replaced, sometimes this steel bracket is not replaced and instead a shorter bolt is used to fasten alternator (3 bolts) to aluminum bracket. there should be a longer bolt which goes from the front of the alternator on the left side, thru the alternator…
2004 Dodge Grand Caravan 3.3ltr alternator bracket broke and the Dodge dealer says you will need to replace timing chain?
Broke the screw that lifts or tightens the alternator in a 1993 corolla is there a way you can tighten it without replacing the screw?
A RENCH................GENIOUS!! The broken screw will have to be replaced. A loose alternator belt will not recharge the battery - might also cause the engine to overheat if it is the same belt that drives the radiator fan and water pump. If the screw is broken inside the alternator, you can reverse-drill it out with an EZOut or you can just drill it out and replace with a bolt and nut. Other solution would be…