Alternator position adjustment

Ti Kan ti at
Sat Dec 1 13:49:11 EST 2001

Eyvind Spangen writes:
> Why does the alternator in my '90 200TQ sit too far to the rear? It
> sits about 3 mm more to the rear than the crank pulley, so the belt is
> not straight, and makes a small whine, and it probably causes
> premature wear on the belt too. This occured when I replaced the
> alternator with a rebuilt Bosch..
> Is there any adjustment possibilities?

You can add shims behind the pulley on the alternator.

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