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2001 audi a6: rear brake..bolts..8mm alan key, any suggestions

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2001 audi a6 4.2 rear brake carrier bolts. I cant get em off with 8mm alan key, any suggestions? Counter clockwise starring at the top of the allen bolt (really the side)
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  jan73 replied 6 years ago.
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jan73 :

You mean that the bolts are messed up and the allen just turns inside?

Customer :

no they wont budge...Trie0 is the best betd a breaker bar over the allen bolt... No dice, I think WD-40 might be the best bet!

jan73 :

OK, you can also try heating them up with a torch, but be careful that you do not damage other components. Heating may be your best option. Most likely it's rusted in there.

jan73 :

Also, try to put the allen socket on it and hammer on it to loosen up.

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