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Anchor bolt is missing from alternator

Anchor bolt is missing from the adjustment arm of my alternator, and I do not know what size bolt i need to replace it.

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I think it is 8mm

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SOURCE: Center main mototr mount bolt is missing,need size of bolt so I can replace it myself.

More than likely the mount is bad and you will have to buy the bolt from the dealer or a fabricating shop that sells metric bolts, or go to a junk yard to get a replacement for same car. pull the nut off the other side and measure from the top of the bolt to the end of the threads then go buy one at the store using the nut as your size guide and thread pitch and get a grade 8 bolt to replace it with.

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SOURCE: need to replace water pump belt!how do I adjust

Yes you adjust the belt tensin by adjusting the alternator. the one with the 14mm head is the pivot and the one with the 12mm head is the lock down bolt.

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SOURCE: My alternator is missing the

Hi, i can tell you its a metric size of about 8-10mm, if you go to the local mechanic they will probably have one in their spare nuts and bolts box and probably give it to you for free otherwise go to your local hardware and park your car close by, take your tools, they usually will let you exchange until you get the right one, stick to high tensile bolts. For the length, stick a thin screwdriver or similar into the hole and see how long it is, take into account the thickness of the bracket , make sure you get the right thread and start it off with your finger first, if it wont screw in with your finger than it may be the wrong thread. The other option is find a wrecker that has your vehicle and get one off them!!!

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