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Changing water pump and powersteering pulley is in the way of one bolt. how do i get the pully off

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YOU NEED A PULLEY PULLER TO PRESS THE PULLEY OFF. I NORMALLY JUST UNBOLT THE POWER STEERING PUMP ITS EASIER. THERE ARE 3 10MM BOLTS THAT HOLD IT ON.

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