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Torque specs Vf V6 alternator studs and nuts

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Does anyone know these torque settings? Maybe the same as VZ and VE Alloytec, don't know. I can't find them anywhere, even in the 11,000+ page workshop manual, although it's bound to be in there somewhere. Just replaced the alternator and would like to tighten the studs and nuts up to specification rather than risk damage. How a workshop manual can show "No Results" in the search using the word "Alternator" is beyond me wtf!
 
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Just replaced the alternator and would like to tighten the studs and nuts up to specification rather than risk damage
Just do it up firmly, the nuts are just there to hold the alternator on, not seal gasket surfaces or hold bearings in place.

If you feel like you must have a number just do it up to 20nm, safe common number.
 

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The VF Workshop Manual I have has 11,631 pages and the information you need can be found under <Engine/Propulsion> <12 V Starting and Charging> <Repair Instructions> <86. Generator Replacement (V6)> which is on page 4037. The instructions for the V8 are some pages later ;)

For the V6, the 2 studs are at 18Nm while the 4 fasteners are at 45Nm but as you have the manual, best to check it yourself.

Reason you can’t find “alternator” when your search the manual is that Holden calls it a “generator” in their modern speak :rolleyes:
 

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Generator mounting studs..................................10.0 Nm
Generator retaining nuts .........................15.0 – 20.0 Nm
Battery harness to G8 – X1 pin A nut
torque specification ...................................7.1 – 13.3 Nm
 

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Thanks guys, the mini torque wrench for my mountain bike will come in handy
 
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