Chevrolet Malibu Forums banner

Replacement rod bolts are different than what came out of the rods

1264 Views 2 Replies 3 Participants Last post by  Darthz
Hello everybody, so I'm rebuilding the 2.2 L ecotec in my 2006 Malibu LT...timing chain tensioner broke and screwed up the the head was off I took the pistons out and cleaned them and the rings up from all the carbon build up...while doing some research, from what I understand the rod bolts are Torque To Yield and are pretty much a one time use from what I I ordered new rod bolts....same part number but they are definitely different...I'm wondering if anybody else has ran into this issue before??? I cant seem to find anything out. The one on the right is what came out. The one on the left is the new one from GM.
Household hardware Camera accessory Nickel Cylinder Gas
See less See more
1 - 1 of 3 Posts
If it's a GM bolt I would say it's the factory approved replacement. They make running changes on parts.
I myself have never seen a fully threaded torque to yield bolt.
1 - 1 of 3 Posts
This is an older thread, you may not receive a response, and could be reviving an old thread. Please consider creating a new thread.