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Changing the oil today. Put the bolt back and noticed that it wouldn't stop spinning. I tried to remove it and it still spins. What options do I have to get her going again? How do I remove the bolt?
 

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Don't mean to be nibby but were you putting it on with an impact wrench?

If it spins both ways I really don't have an idea. Sorry.
 

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You might get lucky and be able to 'pull and turn' with vice-grips or pliers.
 

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No impact at all. I used a torque wrench but I its no good as it didn't break or release when it normally does. If it spins both ways I'm thinking part of the bolt is stripped not the housing?
 

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I would recommend what superblacktruck said. A small screwdriver wedged in between pan and bolt with pressure prying it out just a bit while loosening slowly. Many times it will grab a thread as you back it out. Good luck
 

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I've dropped the pan and had a buddy remove the head of the bolt and grind what's left down. He was then able to wind it in all the way with vice grips. The threads looked good so I bought a new bolt and it torqued down good. I've re sealed the pan and reinstalled. I'm now waiting for the sealant to cure. Since I have to go out of town til Friday. I'll know on Saturday if the fix is good.

Thanks to everyone who contributed and lll keep you posted.
 

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Maybe it's time to consider a Fumoto or E-Z valve. humpin:
 

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In the Army we called that German torque...."goodentight" ;)
 
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