I've had a couple adjuster bolts break off. In a rush I just pried on the alternator and snugged down the nut to get the car going for the rest of the day. I also had the bracket break on one car. Didn't know til I went to change the belt. Was broke for a while. Car had over 300,00km though.
Originally Posted by Cory
If your lower bolt is broken you could just replace it with a bolt if you had to. It's not rocket appliances. The car won't know the difference. It might be a pita getting the old bolt out if it is actually broken or seized into the alternator or the aluminum timing cover/lower alternator bracket...
View my fuel log 2014 Mirage SE wussie cvt edition. 1.2 automatic: 37.7 mpg (US) ... 16.0 km/L ... 6.2 L/100 km ... 45.3 mpg (Imp)