I WAS INSTALLING NEW BELT TENSIONER AMP BOLT ...

  • Tiny
  • deniseburkhart
  • 1994 Ford Tempo
  • 356,722 miles

I was installing new belt tensioner & bolt broke off inside how do I get it out? Also how many lbs. Is the tensioner supposed to be torqued to?

Friday, January 4th, 2013 AT 9:29 PM

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  • Tiny
  • CJ MEDEVAC
  • Expert
  • 9,162 posts

I DON'T KNOW WHAT YOUR TORQUE SHOULD BE---OBVIOUSLY LESS THAN WHAT YOU TRIED!

THIS COULD BE YOUR ANSWER FOR YOUR REPAIRS

SEE THE 1ST LINK I PUT IN THIS POST

http://www.2carpros.com/questions/2001-dodge-neon-milage-just-want-put-fliuds-their-locations

GETTING THE BROKE ONE OUT---I MAY CAN HELP

SEE THIS POST

http://www.2carpros.com/questions/2002-ford-windstar-brake-deactivation-switch

HERE'S SOME PICS I MADE NOT LONG AGO

LET ME KNOW HOW IT GOES

THE MEDIC

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Saturday, January 5th, 2013 AT 3:36 AM
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  • fixitmr
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Ways I use to remove broke bolts that dont stick out enough to grab is try to turn with chisel/punch, try to cut slot with dremel cut off wheel and use screwdriver (may cut into area around bolt a little but that wont hurt usually) or use drill and easy out. If you used original bolt it should not be bottomed out and turn failry easily once you have made a way to turn it.

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Wednesday, January 9th, 2013 AT 9:09 PM

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