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Have a 2001 ford windstar was pulling crankshaft pulley but they didn't seperate from gear and damper all three came off together now cant get them apart and they wont come off together because the side wall

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Are there any bolts inside the outer pulley? By the gear, do you mean the crank sprocket that runs the belt? That would definitely separate from the damper. If all else fails, you may have to raise or lower the engine to get the pulley off and past the sidewall.

Posted on Nov 01, 2012

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    martins04210 Nov 01, 2012

    Nope ill ttr

  • martins04210
    martins04210 Nov 01, 2012

    Nope ill try to take picture

  • martins04210
    martins04210 Nov 01, 2012

    Nope ill try to take picture the manuals say they come off without raising the engine although i did try but didnt work think ill have to go to autozone see if i can get another tool to push the center race back so pulley will come free

  • martins04210
    martins04210 Nov 01, 2012

    Dont think i can load pictures

  • martins04210
    martins04210 Nov 02, 2012

    Well come to conclusion that motor has to be pulled on this type of motor course thats after breaking harmonic balanced and gear and it still wont come off bummer autozone repair guides are not correct if anyone thinking of using them.!!!



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