How to Loosen Crankshaft Pulley Bolts?

Answer The crankshaft pulley has the very important job of driving the serpentine belt -- or the standard accessory belts -- for the engine components. Some crankshafts perform double duty by serving as a... Read More »

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How to Loosen Frozen Bolts?

Rust, the most common metal corrosion, freezes bolts in place by creating a bond between the threads of the frozen bolt and the threads of the metal holding the seized bolt. To release the frozen b... Read More »

The Best Way to Loosen Rusted Bolts?

Rust is never a good sign. It means something is deteriorating. Rust is especially bothersome when it forms on a bolt, as it causes the threads to corrode and bind to their surroundings. As you can... Read More »

How to Loosen Broken Bolts?

When a bolt suddenly snaps halfway through removal, finishing the job might seem to be an exercise in futility. Sometimes, when a bolt's head is so stripped that a socket or wrench won't wrap aroun... Read More »

How to Loosen Aluminum Bolts?

There are few things as annoying to a handyman as dealing with bolts that will not come loose. While trying to twist the head of a stubborn bolt, you can end up with a sprained arm, but also a roun... Read More »