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Q: Wheel stud broke

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One wheel stud broke, and the other one is stripped.

Wheel studs will usually do this if they are cross threaded when they are installed or if they are over torqued. In order to replace your wheel studs the brakes will need to be disassembled to remove and replace them.

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