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Time-Sert® Metric Thread Repair Kit (M10 x 1.25)

Item Number: TFC1012C    Supplier: TIME FASTENER COMPANY INC


  • Kit includes special inserts for Honda/Acura alternator bolt thread repair.
  • Counter bores are flat bottomed.
  • Tool kits are designed for a suitable tap wrench, or power tools such as a drill press, electric or air hand drills and tappers.
  • Carbon steel inserts are phosphate coated.

NOTE: This kit services:

  • Alternator thread repair on 1999-2007 Honda Odyssey, 2003-2007
    Honda Pilot, and 1998-2007 Honda Accord V6.
  • Belt drive tensioner thread repair on 2006-2010 Honda Civic.
  • Alternator thread repair on 1997-2003 Acura 3.0-3.2 CL, 1999-2005 Acura 3.2 TL, 2001-2006 Acura MDX, and 2005-2007 Acura RL.


  • May eliminate the need to replace functional alternator assembly or belt drive tensioner due to damaged threads.


  • Drill
  • Counter Bore
  • Tap
  • Tap Guide
  • Insert Driver
  • (5) Steel Inserts, 20mm (Reorder as TFC10125, sold individually)


Consumable product, no warranty.

Product Specifications

  • Insert Length: 20 mm
  • Shipping Weight: 0.28 kg (0.62 lbs.)
  • Size (metric): M10 x 1.25

  • Use of a cutting fluid is recommended for drilling, counter boring and tapping.
  • Oil must be used on the insert driver.