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Want to replace the supercharger coupler in my 95

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Want to replace the...

Want to replace the supercharger coupler in my 95 Rivierak,but having difficulty getting the alternator bracket off. Have removed all the bolts and the two power steering mount bolts.

Mechanic's Assistant: When was the fluid last checked? Have you heard any whining noises while turning the wheel?

No

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your 9-5 yourself? What have you tried so far?

Yes

Submitted: 6 months ago.Category: Buick
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Buick Mechanic: Chris (aka- Moose), Buick Technician replied 6 months ago
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I am sorry no one has responded yet. I know you must be thinking " I have been taken or this is a scam" Neither is the case. Sometimes there are more questions than we can get to and we just keep getting farther and farther behind. Sometimes what a customer asks, no experts online are confident their answer will be good enough. Is there any more information you can add to your concern or is there another concern you may have that we could answer instead?

Chris

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
That is not an answer. Are you a mechanic or not?
Buick Mechanic: Chris (aka- Moose), Buick Technician replied 6 months ago

It seems after that response even if I were to help you would rate me bad. I will opt out.

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Buick Mechanic: tim's auto repair, mechanic replied 6 months ago
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Hi, My name is ***** ***** for the delay.

I will do my best to assist you.

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Buick Mechanic: tim's auto repair, mechanic replied 6 months ago

PLEASE COPY AND PASTE the link below to your browser, I have uploaded more info on this there. please copy and paste the link below to your main browser[INTERNET EXPLORER ,Chrome or Firefox.]

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https://www.dropbox.com/s/y2q3ai2axf9v9il/0108-buick-SUPERCHARGER%20AND.doc?dl=0

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if the link doesn’t work that way, try it this way

thanks

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www.dropbox.com/s/y2q3ai2axf9v9il/0108-buick-SUPERCHARGER%20AND.doc?dl=0

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If you are satisfied with my answer, Please Rate my answer by clicking the rating button so I can get credit for my work. I’m not always going to be giving you good news, so please don't let this stand in the way of you accepting my answer. .it does not cost you more money and we will still be able to communicate, ,.please understand, i can not see, hear or touch the vehicle and only know what you tell me. Bonuses and positive feedback are appreciated.. if you are not satisfied with my answer, please do not leave bad feed back ,i will gladly opt out and let another expert handle the question. .if i have sent any diagrams, please print them. .sometimes you may need to right click the image [,then save picture as]to save it to your computer so you can open it with your picture program...Please ask if you need more help

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
You have not answered my question at all. Do not bill me on my credit card as I will deny it. Yes, I am thinking this is a scam.
Buick Mechanic: tim's auto repair, mechanic replied 6 months ago

not a scam at all.

please stand by. Perhaps one of the other guys has a better idea of what is going on here.

someone will be right with you.

thanks

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Buick Mechanic: Matt, Engineer replied 6 months ago
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hello

another expert here

do you still want help?

have you managed to download the SC removal instructions that Tim posted up?

as it looks like the alternator bracket doens't need to come off?

the steps to remove the charger are:

1. disconnect Negative battery cable.

2. Accessory drive belt from supercharger pulley.

3. Fuel injector sight shield.

4. Relieve fuel pressure.

5. Fuel lines from fuel rail.

6. Vacuum hoses.

7. Electrical connectors from fuel injectors.

8. Electrical harness shield and electrical harness from front of super charger.

9. Fuel rail mounting bolts and fuel rail with injectors.

Electrical connectors at IAC, TP Sensor, MAP, MAF, EGR, boost control solenoid and lay

harness aside and Engine Coolant Temperature Sensor.

10. Air intake duct from throttle body.

11. EGR pipe from supercharger.

12. Throttle cable and cruise control cable.

13. Boost pressure manifold and vacuum block.

14. Cable bracket.

15. Tensioner bracket to supercharger mounting stud

if you're trying to do something different to this then let me know

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