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The other day I was taking off my valve cover and found that one of my bolt broke in half. How do I take it out?? Are there special tools?? I heard that I would have to drill it out. Can a shop take it out??
 

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There is a special tool that will back it out. What you have to do is drill a hole in the center on the bolt, and then thread the special tool in to back it out.
The tool resembles a drill bit. Its like a bolt except the threads are backwards, so when you thread it into the broken bolt(threads in opposite{left} of normal bolts) it will tighten up inside and allow you to back it out.
If you go to Sears they will probably know what to get. If not lok in the drill bit section, or specialty tool.
 

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Thanks for the help, but does the special drill bit come very small cause the bolt is not that big? I'll have to go take a look.
 

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They come in different sizes. I think Craftsman makes a set of 5. If you go to sears and look around youll see what Im talking about.
Good luck man
 

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they're called easy out... or basically screw extracters
 
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