belt tensioner broke apart on 2000 3.8 mustang...bolt missing. Can find the tensioner but where to find the bolt besides dealership...they are proud of their bolts. Thanks

Asked by Apr 13, 2016 at 04:11 PM about the 2000 Ford Mustang Base

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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Proud? Are you saying too expensive. It's a hard to source bolt. Might have to "pony" on up the cash....Read this thread..http://www.sn95forums.com/showthread.php? 67827-What- size-bolt-for-the-belt-tensioner

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unless you have a pull n save junk yard handy, you are probably stuck with the dealer. unfortunately, some parts are "dealer bound"

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Yes, ridiculously expensive. Had experience buying bolts through dealer. Local dealer charged $10.00 per bolt for 6 clutch bolts for 90 stang. I actually "ponied" up and paid the price because hey, I needed the bolts right. Later after beating myself up for a few days I went back to the dealer and talked them into refunding half the price.

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