alternator won't budge - two pivot bolts
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Wed Feb 20 05:37:15 EST 2002
Unlike older qs that have one long alt pivot bolt, the
200q20v uses two short bolts at the pivot, one on each
end. This might be your prollum.
--- "Ingo D. Rautenberg" <ingo at waratap.com> wrote:
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Brett Dikeman" <brett at cloud9.net>
> To: <quattro at audifans.com>
> Cc: <200q20v at audifans.com>
> Sent: Tuesday, February 19, 2002 5:05 PM
> Subject: alternator won't budge
> > In my attempts to install the Avi alternator, I've
> come across a
> > slight problem. The old alternator refuses to
> come out.
> > All three bolts are out. Now, I'm no freakin'
> mechanical genius, but
> > when all the bolts are out, component should drop
> out in hand Just
> > Like In The Movies.
> Hmm. It won't even pivot? OK, remove the lower
> alternator bracket
> completely (13mm). It should pivot now. If it
> doesn't, well...brass or lead
> hammer blows? Geesh, I remember my v8 alternator
> being tough, but not THAT
> tough to remove.
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