2000 Ford Escort timing belt idler pully

Tiny
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2000 Ford Escort 4 cyl Front Wheel Drive Automatic

had to repair damaged threads the problem is that I r might of made the hole to big for the heli-coil to fit. There no threads for it to grab on to. Is there any thing I can do to make it smaller and re-thread it
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Sunday, August 23rd, 2009 AT 1:32 AM

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Tiny
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I dont believe going bigger going to help
best is to keep it at the same size check heli-coil repair kits
if to drill mark the drill bit so you dont drill deeper than needed
good luck
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Sunday, August 23rd, 2009 AT 7:27 AM

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