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Stripped the head on the block of the knock sensor

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No idea how this happened possibly cause the bolt was too tough to remove? I wqs able to put the bolt in fine or its owning it geta tighter but with the sensor it just keeps spinning i had to re allocate to another spot on the block. Though some of surface on the sensor itself is hanging off the block doesnr have full contact. The car runs the same though.


Can i use this as a permanent solution?



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4 hours ago, GTSBoy said:

Just fix it.

But what is the answer to my original question? I need to rethread the hole and if I can't do it I need to replace the engine lol because it won't be able to do into its original position.

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OK. Please go back and read your own OP. Then try to pretend that you're me not being able to work out exactly what you damaged and what is going wrong.

Then come back and ask the question again. Are you asking what thread the stripped thread is?

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Don't think he's heard of a helicoil if so. But yeah the first post is a little incoherent 😂

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On 11/20/2020 at 9:55 AM, Rusty Nuts said:

Hey Silviaz how are you mate, what vehicle and engine are we talking about Bro, you have a collection if I recall.

It's still my subaru 2001 impreza.  I relocated my knock sensor here: No check engine light, though feels like I can hear a bump from the back when breaking, don't know if that's just me lol. Car drives same as before all is fine.


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