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Intake Manifold Firewall Bolt Stripped

Discussion in 'Stock 2002 - 2005 Explorers' started by MistahYebba, November 3, 2018.

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  1. MistahYebba

    MistahYebba Active Member

    June 29, 2015
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    Clearwater, Florida
    Year, Model & Trim Level:
    2005 Ford Explorer XLT
    I am working on my 2005 Ford Explorer XLT to change the fuel pressure and temperature sensor which is under the upper half of the intake manifold.

    Based on what I have discovered, there are 8 total T30 Torx head bolts securing the upper half of the intake manifold.

    I managed to get off 6 of them easily.

    Leaving 2 of them still, which got stripped.

    One of them I was able to get out with a screw extractor...

    The last one (#8) is the one in the very back near the firewall.

    I think I gave it too strong of a crank and I must have not been perfectly centered on it.

    I don't know my options, because there is much less room to work with than the other one that was stripped.

    Last edited: November 3, 2018
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