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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: harmonic ballancer install
you have to use a balancer installer pain in the you know where but that has been the only way i have gotten the to work , do not beat them on you will not like what happens good luck kdc744
Posted on Jan 03, 2009
CCW , and your going to at least put the new timing belt on and balance to check for compression. you can run an engine without the covers installed or accessories hooked up
Posted on Feb 07, 2009
Remove serpentine belt, to remove bolt turn counter clock wise, you will also need a Harmonic Balancer pulley tool, most auto part places will rent this tool out, good luck, hope this was very helpful.
Posted on May 19, 2010
Hi,Try some pb-blaster bolt remover(you can get it at any automotive parts store,auto-zone and will have to sit awhile) but if it will still not break loose you will have to either use a impact wrench or heat it up with a plumbers propane bottle torch and remove it that way...good luck
Posted on Oct 29, 2010
The bolt is usually toqued to 150 foot pounds, or in the realm of 200 newton meters. torque and turns opposite engine rotation In your case counter clockwise (unless Toyota put an engine in that rotated counter clockwise- in which case the bolt would come off in a clockwise direction) If you do not have an impact wrench available, with care, locate a breaker bar on the frame rail of the truck with the socket engaged on the bolt and fully seated- bump the starter and it should loosen the bolt. You want to use great care as the wrench may pop off the bolt head with great force. This is why you want to locate the breaker bar carefully, so if it does fly off, damage to tool or truck will be minimal. In short- stand back and keep people away when you do this.
Once loose, remove the bolt and depending what type of puller you have- one that engages the threaded holes on the inner web of the balancer is best, you m ay need to install the bolt without washer to give the puller something to push against. An external jaw type is not going to do anything other than pull the outer ring off the web.
Posted on Jan 15, 2012
Testimonial: "Thank you for your help. My husband has broke several tools trying to get this bolt to break loose he dose't know if the people that owned the truck before us may have used lock tight on it can he put heat to the bolt to break it loose?"
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