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It cant get any worse

So I was installing my chip and the 10mm bolt broke. Ive been trying to get it out and I cant. Now im starting to get worried. Somebody help me out please?

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i dont know exactly what bolt your talking about exactly i havent put a chip in yet. But if possible i woud go to the store and buy an easy-out. All you have to do is drill a small hole in the bolt and then use the easy out, it will fit in the hole and grab the bolt to help remove it. good luck
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Yeah I can get the bolt on the pcm side but the one I cant get out is the bolt head side that goes through the wiring harness through the firewall. Thanks though

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im sure it could get worse...

the bolt doesnt actually come out.. it just loosens to a point where you can pull the ecu out from the inside.

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try having 3/4" of a bolt stuck inside your block from using the hardware from a cheap water pump kit.

3 hrs later, a right angle drill and and an easyout... boy got skills.

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skills to say the least. i would be ****ting my pants if that happened.

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where did it break at? does the plug come out where the bolt broke?

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Yeah I know it could be much worse but seeing as how I am supposed to be leaving for out of town this afternoon, it just came at a bad time. Anywho it broke halfway between harness and pcm. Half the bolt is in each one. After some searching I found a thread on a f150 forum where dude says its a clip holding bolt in. If I can't get it today ill just wedge the harness to pcm and see if it will drive.

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