Pulley

How do I remove a pulley where I have no way of stopping it turning anti-clockwise, like I'm turning the nut?

How do I remove a pulley where I have no way of stopping it turning anti-clockwise, like I'm turning the nut?
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  • John Lloyd
  1. How do you stop a pulley from turning?
  2. How do you remove a stubborn pulley bolt?
  3. How do you tighten a pulley?
  4. Is the crankshaft pulley bolt reverse thread?
  5. How do I know if my crankshaft pulley is bad?
  6. Is the harmonic balancer bolt reverse thread?
  7. How do I stop my harmonic balancer from turning?

How do you stop a pulley from turning?

At the end of each side of the U is a pin, and a pulley has a hole on either side of it's main nut, so when you put this thing on the pulley, you can hold it to stop it turning while you loosed or tighten the main axle nut of the pulley.

How do you remove a stubborn pulley bolt?

4 Ways To Remove A Stuck Crankshaft Pulley Bolt

  1. Soak in Lubricant. Although the bolt sits on the side of the engine, you can use putty to create a sticky dish for your lubricant of choice. ...
  2. Rent A Powerful Impact. ...
  3. Try a Long Breaker Bar. ...
  4. Bump the Starter. ...
  5. Take It To A Shop.

How do you tighten a pulley?

Turn the adjustment bolt on the side, top or bottom of the pulley counterclockwise with the ratchet and socket until the accessory belt is loose enough to remove. Tighten the tensioner pulley by turning the adjustment bolt clockwise with the ratchet and socket until the belt is tight.

Is the crankshaft pulley bolt reverse thread?

The 'crankshaft pulley bolt' is regular threads, it's just tight as hell and takes a special tool to hold the pulley so bolt can be removed.!

How do I know if my crankshaft pulley is bad?

Bad Crankshaft Pulley/Harmonic Balancer Symptoms

  1. 1) Engine Vibrations. The first symptom that will likely come up are engine vibrations. ...
  2. 2) Alternator Failure. The crankshaft pulley is responsible for powering the alternator. ...
  3. 3) Power Steering Pump Failure. ...
  4. 4) Transmission Damage. ...
  5. 5) Irregular Idle Engine Speed.

Is the harmonic balancer bolt reverse thread?

"Right hand thread" means you turn CLOCKWISE to tighten, COUNTER-CLOCKWISE to loosen. Like most bolts/nuts. The fan is NOT reverse threaded.

How do I stop my harmonic balancer from turning?

I used a long pry bar to keep the pulley from turning. A common practice is to remove the inspection plate on the bottom front of the transmission to expose the flexplate/flywheel, and use a heavy screwdriver or prybar in the teeth and against the block to stop the crank from moving.

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