How to Remove Head Bolts?

Answer Car head bolts hold the head assembly onto the engine block. When replacing the head gasket or doing any kind of internal engine work, you must remove the head bolts from the head assembly. Underst... Read More »

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How to Remove Broken Bolts From a Cylinder Head?

Bolts that break off in a cylinder head are extremely difficult to remove. About the only thing you can do is drill them out. Since there is a significant risk of damaging the threads on the engine... Read More »

How to Easily Remove a Cylinder Head on an Auto With Frozen Bolts?

If you are removing a cylinder head for repairs, you don't have to remove the nuts, and break-off the stud bolts or ruin the exhaust manifold. Don't even remove the retaining bolts holding the exha... Read More »

How to Remove the Valve Cover and Bolts When Replacing a Blown Head Gasket?

When replacing a blown head gasket, there are many steps along the way to access this part. Removing the valve cover is one of the those steps you must complete. It is a fairly simple process as lo... Read More »

How to Torque Head Bolts?

Head bolts hold the cylinder head to the engine block while maintaining a strong leak-free head gasket seal. The head bolts must be able to withstand the strong forces exerted by the internal combu... Read More »