[Author Prev][Author Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Author Index][Thread Index]

Need more light

In message <> Tony Lum writes:

> At 10:44 AM 8/18/97 GMT, you wrote:
> >Anyway, the upper left (this is a UK driver's door, remember) and lower
> >left mounting bolts had sheared from the motor housing.  Only the single
> >right bolt was holding the motor in place.  Anyone seen this failure
> >mode?

> Phil,
> Sure happens all the time.  The rubber isolated bolts gradually tear from
> torque and seperate from the rubber completely.  Common sight when I'm
> scouring the junkyards.  Also happens to the rubber isolators on the radiator.

I'd been wondering if over-torquing the mounting bolts had any effect.

 Phil Payne
 Phone: +44 385302803  Fax: +44 1536723021  CIS: 100012,1660