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'96 Saab 9000; broken bracket on lower rear of engine to trannny

The aluminum bracket is bolted to the lower rear of the engine with two bolts and reaches down to where the axle meets the transmission.
The mechanic broke it off when he rebuilt the transmission.
Is this bracket essential?
Does anyone have one available?
Thanks,
Brett

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The mechanic gave me wrong information about the bracket. It does not go to the transmission but actually bolts to the catalytic converter to hold it up. It is not essential and therefore does not need to be replaced so I will leave it off.

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Removal & Installation


WARNING - Precautions Section:
Disconnect negative cable from battery before removing battery output wire (b+ wire) from alternator. Failure to do so can result in injury or damage to electrical system.

2.7L Engine
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2. Disconnect negative battery cable.
  3. Remove alternator drive belt.
  4. Disconnect alternator field circuit plug.
  5. Remove B+ terminal nut and wire.
  6. Remove 2 lower mounting bolts.
  7. Remove alternator.
To install:
  1. Install alternator.
  2. Install upper bolt mounting bolt.
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  5. Install B+ terminal nut and wire. Tighten nut to 115 inch lbs. (13 Nm).
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  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2. Disconnect negative battery cable.
  3. Remove alternator drive belt.
  4. Remove bracket bolts.
  5. Remove upper mounting bolt.
  6. Raise and support vehicle.
  7. Remove middle splash pan.
  8. Disconnect alternator field circuit plug.
  9. Remove B+ terminal nut and wire.
  10. Remove lower mounting bolts.
  11. Remove alternator.
To install:
  1. Install alternator.
  2. Install lower mounting bolts. Loosen install the upper mounting bolt.
  3. Tighten lower mounting bolts to 48 ft. lbs. (65 Nm).
  4. Connect alternator field circuit plug.
  5. Install B+ terminal nut and wire. Tighten nut to 115 inch lbs. (13 Nm).
  6. Install middle splash pan.
  7. Lower vehicle.
  8. Remove loose installed upper bolt.
  9. Install bracket and bracket bolt.
  10. Install upper mounting bolt and bracket.
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  12. Tighten the bracket bolt to 40 ft. lbs. (54 Nm).
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  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2. Disconnect negative battery cable at battery.
  3. Remove alternator drive belt.
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  5. Unsnap plastic insulator cap from B+ output terminal.
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  8. Remove alternator support bracket nut and bolt. Remove support bracket. See Figure 1.
  9. Remove 2 alternator mounting bolts. See Figure 2.
  10. Remove alternator from vehicle.

Fig. 1 Alternator Support Bracket - 5.7L engine

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Fig. 2 Alternator Mounting Bolts - 5.7L engine

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