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Old 04-18-2013, 03:12 AM   #1
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today i went to remove my glow plug in my Keep on 12 and it was pretty tight. i tryed to undo it but i broke it in half and the thred half of the plug is still stuck in the button. Any ideas on how i can remove it without damage to the button.

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Old 04-18-2013, 05:09 AM   #2
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there are special thread remover tools.
Use these and heat the butten head up before applying.

Work with a glove so your hand is protected for the heated up buttonhead.
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hay all

today i went to remove my glow plug in my Keep on 12 and it was pretty tight. i tryed to undo it but i broke it in half and the thred half of the plug is still stuck in the button. Any ideas on how i can remove it without damage to the button.

thanks heaps

I see a new button head in your future. Head buttons are made of pretty soft alluminum.

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there are special thread remover tools.
Use these and heat the butten head up before applying.

Work with a glove so your hand is protected for the heated up buttonhead.
Had this happen a while back..A small EZ out got it done. Dj is right. Be sure to heat it up. I put it in a vise. Good luck!
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I would try a LOT of heat as Dj mentioned and use a self tapping screw or similar to thread into the plug hole to get purchase
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thanks heaps guys iam gonna give it a go tonight finger crossed
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