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I broke the upper bolt on my thermostat housing earlier today and was wondering if anyone knew the exact size they are? and what type I should get? Thank you.
 

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Personally for stuff like that I like to get the oem bolt from the dealer but I can be a little ocd lol

Take the broken parts to your local hardware store and match em up.... should be real easy...

Fwiw if the bolt threads properly into a x size nut then it is an x size bolt.... grade 5 will be fine.... this isn't something that needs to be real tight.
 

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I just had the same thing happened to me and I went to the local hardware store and just got a bolt that matched and it works fine. No need for expensive stealership bolts
 

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The delaers bolts aren't magical bolts, even if you went to the dealer chances are they would walk out to the shop & grab a new one out of the bolt bin. Take the other bolt & go to the hardware store.
 

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Dealers don't have bolt bins... they have way overpriced individual bolts in plastic bags with part numbers....
As I said my reason for dealer bolts is just my ocd.... it just annoys me having mismatched hardware...

I told him to go to the hardware store n match em up
No need to keep harping on the dealer thing
 

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Dealers don't have bolt bins... they have way overpriced individual bolts in plastic bags with part numbers....
As I said my reason for dealer bolts is just my ocd.... it just annoys me having mismatched hardware...

I told him to go to the hardware store n match em up
No need to keep harping on the dealer thing
In the shop they have a bolt bin.
Buying 2 new bolts will take care of the OCD thing, which I get, btw.
 
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