i broke off a lug bolt while changing the brakes on a 2003 santa fe,
after i removed the rotor in order to get to the lug bolts, i noticed
that the bolts still arent free enough to tap out and replace, the
"hub" (maybe?) that they are threaded through in which the axel is
splined through is too close to a dust shield that prevents the lug
bolts from backing out, the little lip on the bolts are just big
enough to NOT let them be removed, without taking off whatever they
are threaded though. i tapped out the broken bolt and it cant back
out far enough to allow the ridgid little teeth that are on the bolt
head to allow for some wriggle room. but just plainly put, you cant
back out the lug bolts without taking something other than the rotor
off, but i dont know how to take whatever is left off. i have a hub
puller and when i tryed to pull the part (that the bolts are threaded
through) it just pushed the axel further and further back inside the
housing, i was afraid that i was gonna break something or push the
axel all the way out of the bearings...can anyone let me know what i
need to do?
thanks in advance.
p.s. how safe is the wheel (front right) with just 4/5 lug nuts
tightened? is it that dangerous with one lug not attached?
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