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Wheel on front of engine fell off

On the freeway there was a clunk and bump and a metal wheel rolled to the side of the freeway. I stopped and picked it up. It goes on the front of the crank right up front. It is part of the route for the serpentine belt so I lost the power steering/alt/cooling fan/etc. I got it home, but I do not see how the wheel is attached. Do I have to have it pressed on? Can I hammer it in place?
Please do not tell me to take it to a shop as I just got back to work and can not afford it...

Thanks for any help.

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If there are no holes in it for bolts and you dont have a press then im afraid your going to have to take it to a shop. but befor you get to upset. go to your local autozone or advanced auto and get a repair manual for your car. they are usually about 15 bucks and should help you. good luck
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