Date: Mon, 13 Oct 2003 15:54:37 +0100
From: Johannes H Andersen <johsnopsamfitter.com>
Subject: Re: Wheel stuck on


MeatballTurbo wrote: > > In article <3F8AB033.DE664AFEnopsamfitter.com>, johsnopsamfitter.com > says... > > My original intention was to change drive belt, still haven't managed. > > To gain access, I wanted to remove the plastic shield inside the wing > > on the car's right side. However, one of the screws just rotated > > infinitely and didn't come out. I suspect that a garage mechanic who > > previously did something in that area have over tightened the screw > > using a power tool, and the hidden backside nut has come unstuck. Doh. > > > > if you can grip with a set of pump pliers, you may be able to pull the > hidden nut tight enough back against the wing to unscrew the screw. > > might only get 1 1/4 turn at a time, but better than drilling out. > -- I did that, but couldn't get a proper grip. (Get a grip Johannes!) See if I can find some better tools for the job.

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