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Tried to replace my ac pully with a bypass pully removed all the bolts and I still can't get it budge to remove it.. I say for an hour trying but no luck help?

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If you are installing a bypass pulley it will eliminate the A/C compressor thus eliminating your A/C. With that being said, you need to evacuate the system. (If there is anything in it), Remove the whole A/C compressor from the car and then install the bypass pulley where the compressor would mount to the engine. If you are trying to remove the pulley on the A/C compressor to replace it then you will need a special tool (A/C Clutch Pulley Puller) that is usually available at most auto parts store on the "Loan a Tool" programs.

Posted on Jul 10, 2013

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    Can I just use that tool instead of removing the whole compressor? The front plates move just the pulley won't go anywhere tried everything



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your gasket is probley stuck like glue. if your sure you have removed all bolts find something wooden like a 1 inch dowel or a 1x2 find an angle were you can get a bite on a corner or on the pump itself and gige it a good wack . this is a common problem your dealing with . gaskets and rtv gaskets form a tight bond almost like glue

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  1. Try using some Liquid Wrench, WD-40, etc. and let it sit on the shaft that goes inside the pulley. After a few hours this should loosen things up.
  2. Else, you may need to use a torch to heat up the pulley and remove it. If you go this route, take caution to not heat up and plastic or rubber seals. Any damaged seals will need to be replaced.
  3. As far as the bolts go on the water pump, you could cut the heads off of the bolts, remove the pulley, and then remove the rest of the bolt that is stuck (once again use Liquid Wrench, WD-40 to loosen up)
  4. You could also drill these bolts out and rethread the mount.

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Attach the arms of the crankshaft pulley removal tool over the pulley and tighten the tool to the pulley using the tool's supplied bolts. Continue to tighten the tool using the bolts until the crankshaft pulley is pulled off the crankshaft. auto zone rents out tools for the job.

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