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Smog control how to take pulley off the smog control

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Pulley on a vacuum pump?
You replace the pump

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I have a 1989 caddy sedan deville. The smog pump seized up and froze. I need to remove this pump. How long of a job is this and can I gut the insides of the pump out and replace it as just an idler pulley?...


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V-belt quality and grade vary a lot and I do mean a lot. Belts can take a set from sitting--anybody with a table saw will attest to this. I would try a new belt first after finding a good parts man. A good alternator shop (rare today) can help here. The smog pump belt is an easy one to change. Try the cheap stuff first.

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In my poor days I tried sanding the belts and pulleys to remove the glaze. Too much work and it was only temporary.

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