Blue Loctite on Alternator Gear Nut

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Blue Loctite on Alternator Gear Nut

Post by :FI:Igor » Mon May 20, 2019 10:59 am

Just removed the alternator due to oil leak. Do I use blue locative on the nut that secures the drive gear nut?
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Re: Blue Loctite on Alternator Gear Nut

Post by :FI:Igor » Mon May 20, 2019 6:06 pm

Damned 'auto correct"! It's suppose to say 'blue Loctite' and the answer is yes.
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Re: Blue Loctite on Alternator Gear Nut

Post by Lee Pape » Tue May 21, 2019 8:32 am

Being a retired tool and diemaker and having used my share of Loctite over the years, I wager that blue Loctite will not hold up. The way to over come Loctite's hold is to heat the fastener up. The nut on the alternator is exposed to a good deal of heat. Then add in the oil bath that it gets which doesn't help. I would use one of these Loctite numbers instead, 246, 266, or 294.

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