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austinadrew11 04-29-2012 04:37 PM

Butterfly Valve
The Valve in my 330 is seized shut I managed to bend the right side open about 1/4 of an inch, then I finally gave up. I am trying to open it all the way again. Does anybody know how to finally get it open or how to remove it altogether? I have tried WD-40, screw drivers, and hammers. It's not opening any more. I really need some help! :banghead:

Blocked Out 04-29-2012 04:40 PM

I dont know how to remove one altogether, but you can try getting a good chisel , put it on the top of the pin where the valve rotates and give it a good smack with a hammer.

austinadrew11 04-29-2012 04:43 PM

Is the Pin inside or outside the pipe?

jasonbimmer 04-29-2012 05:00 PM

mine's seized open weirdly.

austinadrew11 04-29-2012 05:09 PM


Originally Posted by jasonbimmer (Post 14343502)
mine's seized open weirdly.


Blocked Out 04-29-2012 08:11 PM


Originally Posted by austinadrew11 (Post 14343471)
Is the Pin inside or outside the pipe?

It goes from outside through the tailpipe .Its difficult to explain but you can just go outside and took at it for yourself and its very self explanatory

LUZRBOY 07-26-2012 09:28 AM

question kina related
any1 know how to fix the valve so it works like normal
atm searching for thread

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