No intentionally bad, harmful, or deceptive advice. While they're in there going to see how much more it would be to replace the timing chain since I hope to keep this exploder as long as I can. But if he was trying to remove a bolt that broke during removal even with taking the proper precautions, then that is not the techs fault. That all said, I agree. Just go ahead and call the phone number at the top of the page and a friendly specialist will help you out. Water Pump, Fan Clutch, Gaskets and Hardware included. Remove the belt on the water pump.
The video above shows to how to fix minor coolant anti freeze leaks in your 1997 Ford Explorer. High flow design provides long lasting, efficient cooling. Water Pump and Fan Clutch share the same shaft. Try and turn the stud into the engine a little bit first. Replacing the timing set while it's apart is a very good idea but not necessary; I've never seen one break but they do stretch over time and you will run better with a new timing set on there. Sometimes working on small things is always more difficult when it comes to time fasteners in tight locations.
Those who demonstrate they cannot follow the rules will be warned and posts removed. I used an extractor to remove the broken bolt, then just drilled and tapped it to the next size up. Most shops are flat rate, if a technician does there due diligence and a part still breaks and it takes him an extra hour above the labour time to repair it, why should he be forced to lose that time and work for free removing a broken part on your vehicle. The mechanic went he-man on the bolt instead of correcting his course of action. Click here' and select the option for Solved and save. Maybe cut a section from a longer hose of same diameter? Replacement brand parts are the most affordable solution for all of your replacement needs! Different states have different rules on contract law, but its pretty clear cut - you passed on liability of the vehicle to another individual under the premise of performing a job. Water Pump and Fan Clutch share the same shaft.
On the explorer, a steel bolt goes through an aluminum timing cover, iirc. If it was easy everyone would do it themselves. Matched set for this vehicles application. This is a subreddit for asking Mechanical questions pertaining to vehicles, engines, etc. Haven't worked on giant mining equipment but I've done everything from chainsaws to construction equipment and even locomotives. Thats where experience comes into play. It is much easier with a helper.
Now I'm in a municipal fleet. There are no absolutes in the automotive repair business. Hey guess what, it's on you because it's your bolt and unrelated to the repair at hand. Thats where you took liability upon yourself and take blame for any work thus performed. We allow links, pictures, video, or audio file to help diagnose your problem. We're here to help with whateveve questions or concerns.
Once the four bolts are loose, take the belt off good time to replace? If you didn't get an answer the first time, or you don't like the answer you got that does not mean you post it again. It involves removing said bolt. Matched set for this vehicles application. Yeah, it's definitely a broken stud. After that there really shouldn't be much to it. They also give quotes with this as a warning. Matched set for this vehicles application.
A snapped bolt happens, but understanding how to remove that bolt is a different story. Disconnect lower radiator hose, heater hose and water by-pass tube from water pump. If he tries to make you pay for the damage done while the vehicle was done in his care, take him to small claims court for the damages. You own the car, therefore you own the bolt. Replaces and restores engine cooling power components. You need to be able to assess the situation, use the right tool and the right method for the job. The 1 Ford Explorer enthusiast resource on the Internet since 1996.
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Am I correct in this, or it a really rounded off stud? When it was apart it was pretty clear the cover was paper thin and not far away from dumping antifreeze into the oil so we sold them a necessary cover and a new timing set because the one on there was sloppy as fuck. All posts without this information may be subject to being removed. Engine coolant which is also called anti-freeze or antifreeze circulates through your Explorer's engine and keeps it from overheating. My truck has 2 broken bolts-the upper right and upper left. I moved on to greener pastures. All Replacement items are backed by a 1-year, unlimited-mileage warranty.