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Q: Broke water pump studs

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Broke water pump bolts off do I need to remove crankpulley n timing cover now and how?

It depends on how much access you have to the broken bolt or stud. It also depends on how much of the broken section sticks out because there are tools that can grasp the broken part and extract it. Of course, there are going to be circumstances where a part or parts might have to be removed from the engine in order to both remove the broken bolt/stud and properly repair the threads. To request assistance from a certified Mechanic, dispatched by YourMechanic right to your location, please contact YourMechanic at Tel: 888-907-0182. If you have further questions or concerns, do not hesitate to re-contact YourMechanic.

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