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RE: Silence is golden...

Dave Head wrote:

>Low and behold, ye old rattle was a loose upper alternator attatchment bolt
>- - allowed the alternator to move around when cold enough to rattle like a
>sumbitch. When the aluminum parts got warm enough from the manifold and
>turbo, it would expand just enough to quiet down...
>Enjoying the silence...

I had the same thing happen to me, but I didn't catch it until it was too
late -- that little ear with the bolt-hole snapped off.

No way to fix that.  Time to buy a new (rebuilt) alternator.

Since then, I've had a habit of checking those bolts from time to time.

An ounce of prevention...

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