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Fan belt pully on camshaft has worked loose

Where the pully for the fanbelts connects to the camshaft it has come loose and put hole in timing belt cover how can i re-connect pully and will hole in timing belt cover affect engine?

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  • leskys Jan 01, 2009

    sorry guys i mean where the crank shaft meets the fan belt pully

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You need to consult a manual because if cam pulley came loose this will cause problem with timing and if you have what is refered to an interfearence motor you will bend your valves if you havent already done so...If pulley did not come all the way loose due to timing cover not permitting this is a great sign...The camshaft pulley is attatched by a bolt i believe it is a 14mm make sure the reference marks for timing belt install all match...when putting bolt on cam pulley use locktite so this does not happen again, I hope this helps and you dont have bent valves already....Good Luck

Posted on Jan 01, 2009

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    David Quesenberry Jan 05, 2009

    What has happened then is that your vibration dampner (the pulley and hub assembly) has broken appart..It is manufactured to hold together by rubber absorbing engine vibration...The whole pulley needs to be replaced.. It only goes on oneway because it has a key way....Good Luck

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if it is the crank shaft you are talking about you may be in trouble quite often when the pulleys come off the damage the end of the crank and this can cause fether problems. the is a special tool to secure the pulley so i recommend if you are not shore take it to a mechanic and get him to check the crank and refite the pully.
if it is only a small hole it should be ok but if it has done extnsive damage to the cover our a piece of the cover has allen in you realy should get it replaced as it cauld make the cam belt jump teath and destoy your engine

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