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Let me rephrase. Bolt may be crossthreaded.

H is afraid to tighten bolt that is closest to the radiator. he is at home and i am at work so i cannot tell you what exactly this bolt is going into. he says it's going into the motor but from what i recall from working on it yesterday, it was a mount only. if it is only crossthreaded about 3/16, is this going to hurt anything? I don't want him to tighten it if it's gonna mess up the motor or something worse.

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You could crack the part you are screwing into. Head or block.

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