I was taking off my swing arm to replace flat rear tire. I've done this many times before. When I got to the bolt that's circled in the below picture, it sheared off clean.
Ugh. Bought a screw extractor. Drilled into the bolt fine, started screwing the extractor in, and it just stops screwing in. The instructions with this extractor indicate to use adjustable pliers to turn it. Obviously there is limited leverage to be had with adjustable pliers
Long story short, the SCREW EXTRACTOR SHEARED OFF IN THE SHEARED OFF BOLT.
I am close to panicking. I've never had to deal with this before. None of my for metal drill bits can even make a dent in the piece of extractor stuck in the bolt stuck in the engine.
What are my options - what is the piece of the engine that the bolt is stuck inside - can I replace that? It appears to be what the water pump sits in?
Ugh - trying not to freak out. I appreciate the help in advance.