oil pan problems...help!! - JeepForum.com
Search  
Sign Up   Today's Posts
User: Pass: Remember?
Advertise Here
Jeep Home Jeep Forum Jeep Classifieds Jeep Registry JeepSpace Jeep Reviews Jeep Gallery Jeep Clubs Jeep Groups Jeep Videos Jeep Events Jeep Articles
Go Back JeepForum.com > Models > Jeep Cherokee & Comanche Forums > MJ Comanche Technical Forum > oil pan problems...help!!

Jeep Wrangler Bushwacker Flat Fender Flare Sale at BaselinANOTHER Rockridge4wd Creation!! Spare Tire Carrier Delete The Original 3/8" Ruffstuff Diff Cover!

Reply
Unread 12-09-2012, 09:04 PM   #1
hfinger2
Registered User
 
Join Date: Dec 2012
Location: rifle, co
Posts: 1
oil pan problems...help!!

So i went and got a 1990 comanche this weekend and it had a oil leak from the oil pan gasket. I went to put in the gasket and the pan was full of silicon and the four front bolts were only finger tight...i got it off and cleaned everything REALLY good... turns out those 4 front bolt holes are stripped behing belief.. what is the best way to repair this???..the right way!..PLEASE HELP!!

hfinger2 is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 12-10-2012, 05:18 PM   #2
JeepComanche89
Registered User
1989 MJ Comanche 
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Posts: 2,507
Do you mean the bolts are stripped or the block is stripped?
JeepComanche89 is online now   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 12-10-2012, 05:36 PM   #3
BenQ
Registered User
 
Join Date: Dec 2012
Location: Lancaster, PA
Posts: 6
The right way (as you asked) would be to buy a heli-coil thread repair kit from the parts store. the kits are available in differant sizes (you'll want get one the size of your oem bolt). a good kit will come will the proper drill bit, tap, insert and insert install tool.
Then kust follow the instuctions on the package.
There are also thread repair epoxies out there but I've had limited luck with them.
Good luck
BenQ is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 12-10-2012, 05:53 PM   #4
JeepComanche89
Registered User
1989 MJ Comanche 
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Posts: 2,507
Yes i agree that the helicoil is the right way. Bring them the bolt and they schould be able to help you. But if it is just the bolt that is stripped obviously just buy new bolts
JeepComanche89 is online now   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the JeepForum.com forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid e-mail address for yourself.
Note: All free e-mails have been banned due to mis-use. (Yahoo, Gmail, Hotmail, etc.)
Don't have a non-free e-mail address? Click here for a solution: Manual Account Creation
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.


Thread Tools






Jeep, Wrangler, Cherokee, Grand Cherokee, and other models are copyrighted and trademarked to Jeep/Chrysler Corporation. JeepForum.com is not in any way associated with Jeep or the Chrysler Corp.