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CRANK SHAFT PULLEY , IS THERE A SPECIAL PULLEY PULLER TO GET THE PULLEY OFF? I DONT HAVE AN IMPACT WRENCH. OR DOES ANY STORE RENT THESE TOOLS?

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Yes Auto zone have loaner crankshaft pulley extractor
better know as harmonic valancer puller.
you pay a deposit and when you bring it back the refund your money
do not use a bicycle chain like tool because that will damage your pulley. unless you are planing to install a brand new one.
there is a rubber ring in between the outer and inner part of the pulley than can be real easily damage.
you can temporary float one cylinder whit gasoline and cap it of whit the spark plug that will lock the engine temporarily when you have to turn the crankshaft bolt.
when you are done just remove the spark plug and turn the crankshaft to drain out the gasoline and unlock the engine.

Posted on Jun 30, 2009

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You use a chain that is actually a vice grip. It has what looks like a bicycle chain that loops around the pulley. then locks it in place like a vice grip. I think autozone rents this. You can also use a vice grip to keep it from turning but that would bend the groove in, then you have to beat it back to shape later.

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