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Broke the threaded ear when removing the pivot bot on a 3126

Customer Question

Broke the threaded ear when removing the pivot bot on a 3126 cat water pump belt idler. What are my options?
JA: What is the complete model and serial number of your machine?
Customer: the VIN?
JA: Are you fixing this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: mAY FIX IT MYSELF, BUT WANT TO KNOW MY OPTIONS.. Just now I am guessing the hood, radiator, etc will have to be removed to make access to weld.
JA: Anything else you want the equipment mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: I guess not
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Medium and Heavy Trucks
Expert:  go-west.. replied 2 months ago.

good afternoon

could you take a picture ??

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
Too cramped area for pic.
Customer: replied 2 months ago.
Any option for repair other than weld or replace?
Expert:  go-west.. replied 2 months ago.

man,there is no meat there to weld

Expert:  go-west.. replied 2 months ago.

cat has nothing published

Expert:  go-west.. replied 2 months ago.

it is aluminum

Expert:  go-west.. replied 2 months ago.

unless you are a magician with a welder i would suggest replace.

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
Thanks.
Expert:  go-west.. replied 2 months ago.

no problem

come back anytime..

Expert:  go-west.. replied 2 months ago.
Let me know if you have any other questions.
Expert:  go-west.. replied 2 months ago.

Good morning,haven't heard from you,how did it go ??