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I have been trying to brake the star bolt loose to change my brakes and rotors on my 92 chevy lumina. I have tried pb blaster and w/d 40 with no results. Please advise my best solution.

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Yours has rusted in place. Spray your PB Blaster and tap the bolt at the same time. This works the penetrant into the threads better. Try this a few times. If no luck, you may have to drill the bolt out and get the rest of it out with a stud remover. I've been where you're at before. Also you can try to put heat on if from a torch. If you try that, be sure you clean off oil really well.

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