What Is the Meaning of a Stripped Engine?

Answer A stripped car engine has had all its parts removed, leaving just the engine block. Stripping usually occurs in the process of rebuilding an engine or making other use of the parts.

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How to Fix a Stripped Bolt in an Engine Block?

Engine bolts experience extreme stress during normal operation. This, as well as over-tightening, can sometimes lead to stripped bolts. This is potentially detrimental to your engine, and the overa... Read More »

Where can i buy a screw extractor for a stripped screw which is size #00. The screw is stripped and is stuck.?…I have worked mechanics for a long time, and this has ALWAYS worked for me. We have even gone so far as to use it removing screws from a busted block moun... Read More »

The Meaning of the "Please Service Engine Soon" Light on a BMW?

The "Service Engine Soon" light can come on in your BMW for many reasons. It appears to alert you to a malfunction or error so you can get a problem fixed before it gets worse.

How to Fix Stripped Threads in an Oil Pan?

Because the oil drain plug is made of softer metal than the bolt hole in the oil pan, it's a rarer occasion to strip threads in the pan. Stating this fact does not mean the threads in the pan canno... Read More »