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okay when i took off my vavle cover to replace the gasket because it was leaking I snapped one of the threads for the top studs that hold the cover in place. I have all hte parts but i cant get the old stud out to fix it, has anybody done this and who can i fix my problem.
 

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brazil5376 said:
drill it out and install helicoil if needed

no need
replacments are available at the dealership
just make sre you get the short one if i is an outside one that broke or long one if it is a center one that broke
 

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If it's the center one like mine was and you can't reach it with a open end wrench, and no deep well socket is deep enough, try using a deep well socket for an impact tool. Took me a while to think of trying that.
 

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rf_fanatic said:
Same shit happened to me I went to the junkyard and got 6 studs total for $6. Try a junkyard 1st.

hahahaha believe it or ot that is a rip off
mine at the dealer was a dollar brand new
so it is the same price for new ones
 
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