Q: broken wheel stud

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I had my car in for service and now have a missing lug and the ture stud was broken by their service Tech. They swear up and down that they did not do this. Anyway I do have to wait a couple of days for the replacement. I do have an extra lug and put it on the stud and was capable of threading it. Would it be wise to torque it down and drive on that for the next couple of days or should I just leave it off? I was told by their tech that I should have zero problems with a missing lug for a couple of days. Which my in depth Google searches have confirmed.

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