Q: I stripped one of the bolts leading to the thermostat and it has a small leak how can i get that stripped bolt out??

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I stripped one of the bolts for the thermostat bcuz i replaced it with a new one but since i stripped it its not sealed all the way how can i get that stripped bolt out so i can put a new one on??

My car has 135000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

Depending on the bolt location you may need to cut off the bolt and then drill out and then retap the hole to put in a new threads with a helicoil and a new bolt.

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