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danman0469
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danman0469 Aug 22, 4:14pm - #256232 
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Got a broken lift bolt!

So anyway, i thought lift was feeling a little weak. I pulled the valve cover off, and sure enough the front lift bolt is broken. My car is at 60,800 miles so i dont know if its going to be fixed under warranty. The dealership is supposed to let me know tommorrow. If they dont, ill probably attempt it myself. Has anyone else ever attempted the full TSB??? If so let me know. Thanks.

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Clos Aug 22, 5:08pm - #256233 
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yeah someone had this problem before let me see if i can find the link
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GTS2003BLK Aug 22, 5:17pm - #256234 

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stefanoc Aug 22, 6:05pm - #256235 

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^^but he broke the lift bolt, so its gonna be tougher to drill it out and all that. i personally dont know how to do it myself, but if someone knows and can post a diy, we would apreciate it!
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danman0469 Aug 23, 5:34pm - #256236 
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no one's ever attempted this, cmon people... grin

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celimangts17 Aug 24, 12:49am - #256237 

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Originally Posted by GTS2003BLK


try this out for sure. did this with caleb's car and it worked out great. didnt take very long either thumbsup

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RookieGTS Aug 24, 1:26am - #256238 

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yeah bro if i can do it you can it!

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slidr Aug 24, 1:37am - #256239 

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Originally Posted by RookieGTS
yeah bro if i can do it you can it!

https://www.celicahobby.com/ubbthrea...part=1&vc=1
He's talking about extracting a broken lift bolt.


If you want to attempt the TSB, then go for it, as long as you can put everything back together. Also, give your self a few days, just in case you can't get your car up and running again.


If the bolt doesn't come out when you remove the cam shaft, then you will need to have it taken out by a pro. I highly recommend that you do not attempt to drill it out yourself, because one slip, and your shaft is toast.

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RookieGTS Aug 24, 1:47am - #256240 

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ooh my bad... whats TSB stand for anyway?
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slidr Aug 24, 1:49am - #256241 

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Originally Posted by RookieGTS

ooh my bad... whats TSB stand for anyway?
Technical Service Bulletin.


Also means, "we fucked up, here's a guide on how you can fix it."

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falkkor Aug 24, 6:26am - #256242 

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I got mine out.. well my dad did
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morris Aug 24, 9:34am - #256243 
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Originally Posted by falkkor
I got mine out.. well my dad did
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ragingpaseo Aug 24, 1:39pm - #256244 
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sorry to heard about it, i'm awaiting for my day to come... rofl
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danman0469 Aug 24, 2:20pm - #256245 
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definitely change them guys!!! It will save you much stress and anger if you do it b4 they break.

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ragingpaseo Aug 24, 4:13pm - #256246 
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hey, what year is your car? and what's the mileage???
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