HOW DO YOU TAKE ALTERNATER OFF...HOW MANY BOLTS? DO YOU HAVE DIAGRAM? THANK YOU

  • Tiny
  • funnyf
  • 1997 Pontiac Grand Am
  • 150,000 miles

Where are bolts to take alternater off

Friday, March 9th, 2012 AT 10:30 PM

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  • Jacobandnickolas
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I don't have a diagram of the alt, but there should be 3 or 4 bolts that hold it on to the mount. Make sure to disconnect the battery before you start working on it.

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Friday, March 9th, 2012 AT 10:53 PM
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  • funnyf
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Thank you , I found the bolts for alt. But now I got to try to put nuts on back side of idler tenisor.I got tenisor in place but how in the heck do I get nut on?

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Friday, March 9th, 2012 AT 11:36 PM
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  • Jacobandnickolas
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I need to see a picture of what you are doing to be able to help.

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Friday, March 9th, 2012 AT 11:40 PM
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  • funnyf
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Sorry but I cant get you a pic. But im tring to figure out how to get on the back side of where idler pully tenisor mounts to get the nuts on

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Saturday, March 10th, 2012 AT 1:18 AM
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This is not my car, im tring to help a friend that dont have much money and 2, 6 and 4 yr old kids. Why does pontiac have to make it so hard to get to the nut that holds the idler /tenisor on? I have talked to mech. But no help. HELP! Please

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Saturday, March 10th, 2012 AT 3:22 AM
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Im tring to figure out how to send a pic.I took

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Saturday, March 10th, 2012 AT 3:44 AM
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I hope im sending pic

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Saturday, March 10th, 2012 AT 4:28 AM
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Idler pully on bottom right and tenisor in middle.

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Saturday, March 10th, 2012 AT 4:34 AM

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