How do I remove stripped screws on carb?


13 replies to this topic
  • DoctorRzed

Posted November 25, 2004 - 04:07 AM

#1

I wanted to take my carb apart and clean the carb but I found that all the screws are stripprd. Any ideas how to get them out?

  • mtrdrms

Posted November 25, 2004 - 05:12 AM

#2

I had the same problem on my float bowl screws. I had to pinch then with small vice grips and if that doesnt work try notching them so you can use a big flat head screwdriver. Use the same size alan screws to replace them. I havent had a prob since.

  • yzf450jack

Posted November 25, 2004 - 09:02 AM

#3

Put your screw driver on the head of the screw now smack the screw driver with a hammer :cry:

  • DoctorRzed

Posted November 25, 2004 - 11:26 AM

#4

The screw is to stripped to even do that.

  • BC3

Posted November 25, 2004 - 11:38 AM

#5

I had the same problem on my float bowl screws. I had to pinch then with small vice grips and if that doesnt work try notching them so you can use a big flat head screwdriver. Use the same size alan screws to replace them. I havent had a prob since.



This is the only way your going to get them out now that their wollowed out..


BC :cry:

  • YZ250F_Rider

Posted November 25, 2004 - 11:49 AM

#6

after you get them out replace them with hex screws.

  • yz426onNOS

Posted November 25, 2004 - 06:20 PM

#7

Put your screw driver on the head of the screw now smack the screw driver with a hammer :cry:



That frees up the rust and corosion. Also use some penatraiting oil. You might have to use an easy out. Or drill them. A stud welder would work awesome!

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  • smokin529

Posted November 25, 2004 - 07:56 PM

#8

Mine did the same thing...Smallest vice-grips wouldn't fit...drilled off heads....Vice-Grips fit after I drilled heads off and got float bowl out of the way. Just be sure to clean out the carb extremely well before you put it back together with a little anti-seize on threads of the new bolts/screws.

  • smokin529

Posted November 25, 2004 - 07:58 PM

#9

You can also use a left handed drill bit (got mine from the Snap-On guy). Nine times out of ten you never make it all the way through with the drill before the screw breaks loose..

  • beezer

Posted November 26, 2004 - 05:29 AM

#10

I take a hack saw blade and make a slot across the screw head and use a flat blade screwdriver. Sometimes you have to break a piece off of the blade and use a vice grips to hold it.

  • Sparky_So_Cal

Posted November 28, 2004 - 03:44 PM

#11

Either needle nose vice grips or just use a drill running in reverse and apply pressure. It will slowly chew the material away and also back the screw out

  • curtis515s

Posted November 28, 2004 - 04:44 PM

#12

Go to Sears. Craftsman makes a tool called the screw out. It costs about
$ 20.00 and has 3 different sizes. This is the best tool for this.

  • wrooster

Posted November 28, 2004 - 05:07 PM

#13

http://losdos.dyndns.../extractor-set/

jim aka the wrooster
'01 wr250f

  • Yamaha_004

Posted November 30, 2004 - 05:44 PM

#14

Yeah the best way is with vice grips it happened to me with thoes stupid brass screws ! it helps if you bring all of your screws to a local hardware store and tell them to match them exactley to allen Wrench heads you wont be sorry. :cry: best of luck to you :cry:





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