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Old 12-13-2011, 08:14 AM
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JK rear license plate bracket screws back out

One thing I noticed last night is that 3 out of the 4 long threaded screws that hold the rear license plate bracket on will not stay tightened. In fact they start backing their way out. Has anyone else noticed this?

I tried bending the metal insert tabs inward a smidge to apply more pressure, but it did not seem to help. I suppose I could try using a slightly larger screw.
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Take each screw out and coat them with clear finger nail Polish and screw em back in, it'll harden and hold em in

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Thanks for the tip!
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could also use blue loc-tite in case you want to remove it,
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Happened to me once. Hasn't happened again since I retightened them.
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