what to do about a stripped crankshaft pulley bolt do i go up to the next size bolt

marinolanders
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Asked by marinolanders Mar 16, 2012 at 05:26 PM about the 1985 Toyota Tercel

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

i retapped the hole with 12mm tap but the bolt is sloppy doesnt seem to tighten properly and i dont know if a helicoil is strong enough to fix this problem or is there another solution>

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Paul Matthews
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A helicoil repair should be 'man' enough for the job, just remember not to overtighten the pulley bolt. Always refer to manufacturers tightening torques.

James Williams
175

ya helicoils are great,remember 2 use loctite

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