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Broken bolt on hatch trim strip

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Anyone ever have this happen? I was removing my hatch trim strip (holds the license plate lights) to paint behind it and snapped one of the bolts connecting it to the car. It must have been stuck on a bit of rust or something, but I over torqued it and it just snapped. Any ideas on how to fix this? If I could get the broken "nub" out I could screw a new bolt in, but it's too small to get a good grip on.


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I think there are 5 bolts. I snapped the one on the left end. I used 3M tape to put it back on with the other bolts. It's not flush to the hatch, but it's not going anywhere. It sticks out about 1/16th of an inch.
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