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    removing thermostat stud - toyota solara

    So I did the same thing the person below did - somehow break the stud that holds the thermostat housing.
    I have changed a few thermostats before, and was able to successfully put 2 out of the 3 nuts in. No idea how this broke.

    Can anyone recommend a shop in the sw/59@bissonnet that could replace it.

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    That sucks. Really depends on the stud, and how it's installed into the housing. Whether a typical press-fit or is it welded/molded into the housing? The stud could either get replaced or the housing may need to.

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    Stud is apparently threaded so grab it with some vise grips and spin it out of the housing.

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    Soak that shit in PB and do what is recommended above or buy a stud removal kit. Drill it, grab it, then twist it out.

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    is the waterpump aluminum and the stud iron?

    if yes, find a bolt thats inner diameter is about the same as the stud, put the bolt on there and weld into the hole of the bolt and fuse the broken stud to the bolt and then remove it as normal. the weld wont stick to the aluminum to make removal much easier. id do that before i messed with drilling/extracting it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dantheman View Post
    is the waterpump aluminum and the stud iron?

    if yes, find a bolt thats inner diameter is about the same as the stud, put the bolt on there and weld into the hole of the bolt and fuse the broken stud to the bolt and then remove it as normal. the weld wont stick to the aluminum to make removal much easier. id do that before i messed with drilling/extracting it.
    Yes, welding inside a Toyota engine bay seems much easier than using an extraction kit. Don't want that extraction kit to melt any hoses or catch anything on fire.

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    do whatever tickles your dick. once you are done fucking around with it use my advise and remove the thing.

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    You're right, I forgot where I was. There are probably a couple of fire extinguishers already mounted in the car. Weld away.

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