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I have an 87 cadilac brougham and cannot get the alternator to move. the last time they changed the belts the mech had a hard time. it threw a belt, i'm in my trying to fix. thanks in advance i'm looking for the hidden bolt.

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  • jean2318 Oct 13, 2010

    thanks again for your efforts



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Sometimes it's just stuck between the ears of the bracket. Here are some pics that might be like yours.

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  • jean2318 Oct 13, 2010

    thanks for trying, but those oictures are nothing like mine.

  • Jeffrey Turcotte
    Jeffrey Turcotte Oct 13, 2010

    sorry, I cannot find the one for your car. Maybe you can find a manual at the library. I know some of these cadillac alternators are buried deep.



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