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I have a 2001 Mitsubishi Galant. I am changing the timing belt.

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I have a 2001 Mitsubishi Galant. I am changing the timing belt. Where is the counterbalance shaft plug?
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Car
Customer: replied 5 years ago.

I already had the image. I still can't find the plug. I was told it was on the same side as the counterbalance shaft and it was 14mm. Right next to the shaft is the alternator. I have looked all around that area and I can't find it

Expert:  Jerry replied 5 years ago.
Here is a better pictue, let me know if it is not in this location, thanks


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Customer: replied 5 years ago.

would that be behind the exhaust manifold

Expert:  Jerry replied 5 years ago.
It would be right there behind the exhaust manifold bout you should be able to see it from under the vehicle.
Customer: replied 5 years ago.
i think i found it but there isnt much room to stick a screw driver. Where i think it is. the exhaust manifold is in the way of sticking a screw driver
Expert:  Jerry replied 5 years ago.
You might be able to use a 8mm allen wrench. It only has to go in about 2.4 inches. A 5/16 would fit in I am pretty sure. I know the design is probably for the engine without a car around it. (lol) but see how that does, I'll be back on in the morning, (gotta get a little sleep)

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