Having problems with your 2004 Chrysler Pacifica ?

Plug was overtightened .. subsequently stripped .. took it in for an oil change & they tried a vice grip on the plug .. no movement but bolt head is gone . I need remobe the plug .. I have a new replacement part IF I can get the old plug/screw out

Posted / edited by AnonymousUser on : 12-03-2018

Answers :

They should have never used a vice grip. You always use a socket on any hard to remove bolts because it provides equal force around the entire bolts. Vice grips only grab two sides.\015\012
\015\012You can try a bolt extractor, you can purchase them at Lowes and other places.\015\012
\015\012If it doesn't work, you will need a new oil pan.\015\012
\015\012Stop going to the place(s) that put it on too tight, and tried to take it off with vice grips.
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