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Garage that rethreads screws?

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I have two screws that hold the oil pan under my car that have lost their threads. I've rethreaded at the dealer before but its a hassle cuz i need to go drop off the car and it can take a couple of days for them to get it done. Looking for a place I can just go to and get it fixed while waiting.

 

Anyone know of a place?

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I don't think you will be able to rethread the screws (Bolts). If it's a oil leak you are trying to fix because of bolt issues, chances are you will need to TAP a new THREAD into the Engine Block (bottom) and then use matching NEW BOLTS to obtain the perfect sealing.

 

Your best option is to inquire/look on Canada Dry street for any expert MAK-RA-TA (Machine Shop with Lathe) who does Tapping jobs. It's not a quick fix job though and an expert should take his time on it. You may even have to remove the Oil pan.

 

Tip: If you are doing the job outside of the dealership and the Oil pan has to be removed, ask the Mech to use the best possible FIPG (Form In Place Gasket) it's the sealant that is used between the Engine Block & Oil Pan. Best would be to buy the Oil Pan FIPG from the dealership of your car brand. If it's a Toyota, I think they source the Genuine FIPG from Japan or Thailand. It's a good one!

 

It's the combination of good tight bolts and a good gasket that ensures best SEALING even at very high oil pressure and temperatures.

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Hey the problem is with the protective cover that they remove to get to the oil pan. The thread in the holes that the screw go into to hold the cover in place are stripped. Will check for a Makrata in canada dry street though thanks :)

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Oh OK. I thought it was the Oil Pan issue, which is also quite common. I think with this plastic Undercover problem, it should be an easier fix. These plastics are mostly flimsy stuff :) but Makrata won't be needed. It should be solved with Self-Tapping Screws (the ones with bigger thread and pin point ends) else a Nut & Bolt Combination to ensure they are secure. Get any Mech to have a good look at it. There are no specialist's for this one :) Cheers mate! 

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The problem though its a heavy metal cover so sel tapping screws and nut and bolt combos wont work.

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Yup you are right. If metal, you will have to take it to preferably Sheet-metal work / Body work guys.

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