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How do I loosen the bolt on crank shaft?

I have a 91 honda accord. I was wondering what would be the right way I have to turn the bolt of the pulley on the crankshaft for my 91 honda accord? The reason I ask is because I was trying to replace the timing belt on this car and I took a airgun and it did not want to come out. I don't want to strip it or break it. If anyone knows any easier way let me know.

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For your information my friend,Honda it doesn't matter what make is it,always the Crankshaft bolt is too hard to manage loosing it.Reason- the manufacturer is using quite lock tight on the bolt threads. On my behalf what I do when I have this situation. I take the car to my tire fitter who has the strongest air gun and request for assistance - after I remove all the covers underneath to give him good access - when bolt gets loose,I tight the bolt with an ordinary air gun just to get to my workshop and carry on.

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I have a 93 honda civic that i also need to replace the timing belt and cover on, does the crank bolt also come off counter clockwise?

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Hi Manuel

The bolt comes off, in an anti clockwise direction.

I normally put a socket on an extension bar, with metal tube, to extend the length, on to the crank pulley bolt.

Secure under the vehicle with wooden block, and spin he starter, this will loosen it off no problem.

But this procedure must be carried out, before the cam belt timing is disturbed.

Airgun can be used to replace the bolt.

Good Luck !

A FixYa rating would be Nice......Thank you ! John.



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