Idler pulley bolt snapped

Asked by Mar 15, 2016 at 11:06 AM about the 1996 Cadillac DeVille Base Sedan

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

How do I remove the idler pulley bolt that snapped
in my DeVille?  It's located underneath the
tensioner pulley. It snapped flushed with the block.
And What tools should I use

1 Answer

325

You will need a tool commonly called an "easy out" or bolt extractor set, you will need to be able to drill a hole into the bolt in order to use the bolt extractor, if you can't get to it with a normal power drill, you may need a right angle drill, these are expensive but can be rented at a reasonable price from most rental stores, be sure you have enough removable parts out of your way to access the bolt for drilling, then replace with same size thread and grade, use the old bolt if possible for comparison.

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Search Cadillac DeVille Questions

Cadillac DeVille Experts

#1 kikero
kikero
Reputation 2,100
#2 Js08016
Js08016
Reputation 1,740
#3 Cynthiasmith
Cynthiasmith
Reputation 1,530
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Cadillac Eldorado
341 listings starting at $2,900
Used Lincoln Town Car
28 Great Deals out of 1,840 listings starting at $600
Used Chevrolet Impala
523 Great Deals out of 29,877 listings starting at $799
Used Chevrolet Camaro
147 Great Deals out of 32,614 listings starting at $1,729
Used BMW 7 Series
184 Great Deals out of 6,076 listings starting at $2,999
Used Chevrolet Corvette
99 Great Deals out of 20,456 listings starting at $3,495
Used Ford Mustang
388 Great Deals out of 47,511 listings starting at $1,800

Used Cars For Sale

2005 Cadillac DeVille For Sale
218 listings starting at $2,890
2004 Cadillac DeVille For Sale
221 listings starting at $2,999
2003 Cadillac DeVille For Sale
212 listings starting at $2,800