Country Lore: Frozen Bolt Removal

A tip for frozen or broken-off bolts.
June/July 2001
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Frozen or broken bolts will loosen with heat.


Photo courtesy BRAD GOODELL/ARTVILLE

If you have a frozen or broken-off bolt, heat the area around the bolt until it is cherry red, then cool with cold water.

The bolt should back right out.