IM TRYING TO REMOVE AND REPLACE MY COOLANT ...

  • Tiny
  • bweezy69
  • 1990 Chevrolet Truck
  • 150,000 miles

I'm trying to remove and replace my coolant reservoir but theres one bolt that is loose but wont come out it feels like the nut keeps turning is there anyway to get this bolt out an theres not enough room to use a hacksaw please help me out if possible thanks

Friday, January 18th, 2013 AT 6:05 PM

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  • Tiny
  • JDL
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Can you get a pair of vice-grips on it, try to pull and unscrew at the same time. I can't see much from here. I doubt there is a nut, might be a thread clip? Is it a hex head or screw head? Can you drill the head or grind it off? The autostore sells a grinding bit that will fit in you drill.

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Friday, January 18th, 2013 AT 6:17 PM
  • Tiny
  • bweezy69
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It was a threaded clip I got it out bolt hole is a little worse for ware but I replaced coolant tank and put one screw in and its fine

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Saturday, January 19th, 2013 AT 3:29 PM
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Glad you got it going your way.

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Saturday, January 19th, 2013 AT 4:04 PM

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