TIME-SERT 2200 FAQ’s Frequently Asked Questions

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Time Sert 2200 DLTDennisB DenLorsTools.com © Summary: Toyota Camry Toyota Rav4 and Highlanders with the 2.4 four cylinder engine has a very common problem with blown head gaskets due to the aluminum threads in the block failing for the head bolts. The middle three in the back of the head are usually the weak point. However, we recommend installing all 10 inserts to strengthen the threads so that it will be less likely to have a repeat problem. Most of the work is getting the head off, so why not spend a little more time to upgrade all the threads? Below are some of our most common questions when it comes to doing this type of repair. Read on for more information or continue to the TIME-SERT 2200 product listing. Read the rest…

Toyota 2.4 Head Bolt Hole Thread Repair – Time Sert FAQ’s

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Time Sert 2200 For Pulled or Stripped ThreadsDennisB DenLorsTools.com © Summary: Toyota’s with the 2.4 four cylinder engine have a common issue of blown head gaskets because of the aluminum threads in the block failing for the head bolts. The middle three or four in the back of the head are usually the weak point, which can become stripped. However, we recommend repairing all ten holes to prevent having a repeat head gasket failure due to stripped threads or pulled threads. This also prevents the possibility of the threads failing during the torque process right after putting the new gasket and head back on the block. This can be very frustrating and has happened to our customer’s more than once! Vehicle’s affected are the Toyota Camry, Rav4, Scion, Highlander with the M11x1.5mm head bolts. The repair system tha we recommend, the Time Sert 2200 can also be used in any engine that has M11x1.5mm threads because it is a universal kit which can be used on different hole depths. Read the rest…

Toyota Rav 4 Head Bolt Threads Stripped – Time-Sert Thread Kit

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© DenLorsTools.com  Summary:  Time-Sert 2200 DLT featured. Head gasket failure on the Toyota Rav 4 engines may be due to pulled threads in the aluminum block. First sign of a problem is typically an overheat condition. Most expensive fix will involve replacing the block. An alternative to replacing the block is using a thread repair kit like Helicoil or preferably Time-Sert.

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