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Bolt broke when I was trying to change the thermoustat

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If you take the t-stat housing off and you have some bolt sticking up, you can use WD40 and a vise grip and work it back and forth to free it up and remove it. if it broke off flush or below the block you will need to centre punch it and drill out the centre of the bolt and use an easy out kit. Good kits will tell you what size to drill the hole dependant on bold size. You must be very careful not to drill off centre or go too deep and damage the engine block.

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