Having problems with your 1993 Ford Festiva ?
Burred head bolt
\015 Hi at FixYaOn removing head bolts on ford six cylinder engine socket cracked and badly burred the head of one of the bolts. Not sure what to do now.Have a couple of ideas but don't want things to go from bad to worse.Option one: file the down head of the bolt and try and fit next size smaller socket. If not perfect will probably end up with the same problem again.Option two: grind off the the head of the bolt, remove cylinder head and then see what I can do with the bolt extension.Option three: over to you guys...any ideas?regardsgeoff.\015
If you try too grind it youll probly damage the head, its prob a metric head on the bolt switch too an ameircan 12 scoket close too the same size you will have too drive it on with a hammer but it should do the trick
Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for 1993 Ford Festiva
Tips for a great answer:- Provide details, support with references or personal experience .
- If you need clarification, ask it in the comment box .
- It's 100% free, no registration required.
Suggested Questions/Answers :
Burred head bolt
If you try too grind it youll probly damage the head, its prob a metric head on the bolt switch too an ameircan 12 scoket close too the same size you will have too drive it on with a hammer but it should do the trick ... 1993 Ford Festiva
How many bolts hold Mitsubishi 2.0 head on?The reason I ask is because there are 3 bolts in the middle of the head that are a different size than the other 12 bolts?Do these bolts need to come off to remove the head?Or is the head held down by the 12 bolts only?The repair book I have doesn't say anything about the 3 bolts in the middle.
There are only 10 head bolts on that engine. the 3 bolts your talking about, aren't bolts they are plugs and shouldn't be removed.\015\012 ... Mitsubishi Galant
1994 4runner, six cyl. putting rebuilt heads on, toyota head gaskets, new head bolts "tvs 10.9". Torqued bolts in pattern to 33 foot pounds. another 1/4 turn in the pattern. and into my next and final 1/4 turn (required by toyota book), 3 different bolts acted like they stripped. They still have torque to them(more than 33 foot pounds I checked) but it seems that they "gave way" going into the final turn. I can't imagine the bolts stripping, but they aren't from toyota. I did oil the bolts prior
REMOVE 3 BOLTS MAKE SURE YOU HAVE THE RIGHT THREADS.IF BOLTS LOOK OKAY.YOUR BOLTS HOLES HAS DEBRIS OR OIL AND ANTIFREEZE IN THEM.OR YOUR BOLT HOLES IS STRIPPED.YOU HAVE TO REMOVE HEAD TO FIX THE THREAD PROBLEM.IF YOU HAVE NOT MADE THE FINAL TORQUE ... Toyota 4Runner
Got a 99 b2500 pick up bought requiring head gasket and radiator,hired a mechanic yesterday to do the job .He cannot get the head off and thinks that it has been run so hot at some stage that gasket has melted and welded head and block together. Is this possible , i don't want to insult him to ask if he's removed all head bolts he seems too professional but how many bolts are there connecting head and block. finally if the head is welded too the block is there anypoint removing the engine from
Hi! Yes this can happen. Don't doubt the mechanic for this incident is possible. If the head and block sticks then he'll have to force it to detach. This will surely be a painful procedure. Piston rings are surely fried and I strongly suggest that yo ... 1988 Mazda B2200
We are fitting a reconditioned cyl. head to Toyota 2C T diesel turbo engine .On the new head gasket kit they say we should replace head bolts . The old ones are in perfect condition and came out easily with no binding , when old head was removed. In your experence with these engines ,can we get away with using the old head bolts ? We live on an isolated Island in the South Pacific and it is difficult to get engine parts like this from the local Toyota dealer.
Many of today's engines require new head bolts because when they are tightened down they are stretched, and will no longer tighten to true torque. They should have shipped new head bolts with the new head.. Sorry about the bad news. ... Toyota Passenger
Hyundai accent xs 1300 1998. Need the torque specs on head bolts, fly wheel, main bearing and big end bearing. Also need to know if the head bolts is strech bolts and do I need to put in new bolts
... Hyundai Accent
Head gasket head wont come off. all bolts removed front separated 1/4 inch but back of head still flush on, wont separate. Yes ALL bolts are removed. i don't want to wedge anything in the opening, aluminum heads don't like that much.
... 1999 Volvo S80
I have a pontiac and i keep blowing head gasket on number one cylinder. I have installed new heads and gasket lasted about five years. I was wondering what the correct head bolt torque is for a 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix with a 3100 engine and do I put sealant or oil on the bolt head and threads.
Cylinder head bolts, step one;33 ft. lbs, second step rotate an additional 90-degrees (1/4 turn). do not put any oil or sealant on gasket. the gasket should seal itself if torqued properly. ... 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix
When I bought the car, the previous owners put a head gasket. He didn't tell me that he broke two bolts (sp? I'm a woman) in each end. When we drove the car, it began leaking from the two corners where the bolts were broken. That's what overheated the car. My son didn't put any water and it overheated the car. We had it repaired and the mechanic put a new head gasket and put two bolts in each corner and had it fixed. He put it altogether. The repairman also changed the oil, put some new oil, and
A hydraulic lifter can internally fail and not open and close the valve it serves as fully as it should. If a lifter is not going up and down at all, then the lifter and the camshaft have failed. That is serious and expensive to repair. Either condit ... 1995 Pontiac Grand Am
Do head bolts need replacing when heads are R&R ? What are the torque settings for head...intake manifold and exhaust bolts on this 2.9 L V6...
THEN HEAD BOLTS ARE "TORQUE TO YEILD" AND MUST BE REPLACED WHENEVER HEADS ARE REMOVED, THE INTAKE AND EXHAUST MANIFOLD BOLTS DO NOT.\015\012HERE IS HOW YOU TORQUE THE HEADS DOWN:\015\012\015\012 Tor ... Ford Ranger
I blew a head gasket and i need to know what the head bolts torque at it has the long and short head bolts on a 2002 chevy cavalierwith 2.2 engine
There is a sequence to tighten them in, but basically, it starts in the middle, and circles around it.Tighten the LONG bolts to 23 Ft Lbs, and the Short ones and the stud to 22 Ft Lbs.Then go back, and in the same order, tighten the long ... 1994 Chevrolet S-10
Does the bolt removal to access the light unit on the rear of my 2006 Clio need a special key? The bolt head looks like a combination Phillips/flat head. I don't want to damage the head, so please advise.
It's a TORX bit a (six sided star) type driver. Any good parts or hardware store can help you with a basic set for inexpensive $ ... Renault Sport
I just bought a used 1991 Pontiac Grand Am which has a 4 Tech 2.5 liter engine. I took the car to a shop to have the oil changed and was told that there is a "cylinder" or "canister" that holds the oil filter in place. This canister is held on by a bolt with a hex head. On my particular car the bolt's hex head has been rounded so that the mechanic cannot get a grip on the bolt to remove it. He further stated that whomever tried to use enough force to remove the cylinder would break it and th
... 1991 Pontiac Grand Am
I have a 1999 Durango that had an exhaust leak on cylinder 8. the manifold bolts were so badly corroded, I had to cut the heads off and unscrew the studs... except for #8 cylinder... the bolts were both broken off at the head. I tried to drill them out with colbalt bits, but the bolts are too hard. How can I get them out? Thanks, Dave
You will need a wire feed welder rent one if necessary, then get a nut that is the size of the stud weld the nut onto the stud, then spray wd 40 on it and wait till it cools down, next use a 6 point socket to remove the nut ... 1999 Dodge Durango
On reffitting cam carrier to head before fitting the cylinder head i found the three bolts shorter than the rest of the other bolts can you help as it has been some time since i removed the head
... Peugeot Liberte
Hi , 87 KC ford laser 1.6 sohc , recon head . need to know valve clearances and head bolt torque and tightening order for head bolts also. thanks very much chris
... Ford Laser
I followed the haynes manual to tighten up the head bolts on my 1995 mitsubishi pajero 2.8td exceed, supposedly, tighten up all uniformly to 100NM, back all the bolts off, tighten again to 50 NM, tighten all 90 degrees uniformly, and tighten all 90 degrees once again. However, the head blots I bought could not take 100NM and sheared! Is this definitely the right sequence, or are the bolts I got defective? Many Thnks for reading
Cylinder headRenew bolts Yes Stage 1 Tighten 50 Nm Stage 2 Tighten 100 Nm Stage 3 Slacken off 360° Stage 4 Tighten 50 Nm Stage 5 Tighten 90° Stage 6 Tighten 90° Stage 7 Tighten M8=24 ... 1995 Mitsubishi Diamante
I need to know the type of bolts that secure the head to the block. There are two large allen head bolts in the center and eight other bolts.
Hi,\015\012 It is best to buy a new set of head bolts when doing head work. This is because they stretch when torqued, and may not like doing it again - possibly failing, so for £20 or so - it really isn't worth it.\015\012 Use a l ... 2001 Acura Integra
Head bolts I have replaced the head gaskit on my 1989 ford capri SA and need to know what the setting are for all the head bolts. Can you please help or do any of you know were i can get a manual for this car. Thank you, Shane, My email is [email protected]
It's a good question.. Torque at 45#s progressive, last pull 48Ft.lbs.. ... 1989 Ford Escort
Need the bolt sizes to replace the bolts on the oil pan. Need to replace the phillips head bolts with hex head
... 1995 Nissan Sentra
I need torque specs for a 08 3.5 v6 head bolts rocker bolts and intake bolts i replaced head gasget and need torque specs so i can put it back togeather
... Chevrolet Monte Carlo
I have a 3.8 V6 in my TBird. I am trying to remove the heads because I'm reasonably sure I have a blown head gasket on the right side. Problem is the the bottom rear head bolt won't break loos
You need use lots of pentrating oil let it soak in good you need a 6 point universal socket with extension you need high impact air ratchet that give enough torque to remove bolts in hard tight spots.for round off bolt head go to sears or go on line ... 1996 Ford Thunderbird LX
I need to know how tight to tighten the head bolts on a 1997 mitsubishi eclipse 2.0 DOHC non turbo How tight do I torque the head bolts?
Do u feel comfortable doin this-u need a repair manual and a torque rench-u must be able to read ft lbs on the tool and follow the book or else u can warp the head-let me know ... 1997 Mitsubishi Eclipse
Hi, I have an Isuzu truck with a 4HG1 engine. I need to torque the head bolts on my cylinder head but i'm not sure what the torque is for the bolts. Can you help me out? Thanks
... Isuzu Pickup
Need head bolt numbering for 1993 ford 1.9L engine. already know sequence, just don't know numbering of bolts on head.
Hope this helps\015\012Front to Rear Diver Side\015\012 8-6-2-4-10\015\012Front to Rear Passenger Side\015\012 9-3-1-5-7 ... 1993 Ford Escort 4 Door