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97 Intrepid needs a new headlight. The torx screws just spin in place and won't come out. How do I fix this?

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  • fatfat1234 Sep 09, 2008

    i am trying to put a tail light bublb on my 1997 dodge intrepid but it so hard to get to the light it so much covering over it how do i put the light in

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Tap and die is probably your only answer. Also, of the anchor nut, the little clip which has a hole in it for the screw, is worn, you will have to get a new one, but those are very cheap.

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