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I am trying to get the crankshaft damper off of a 2004 dodge stratus and was wondering how to go about pulling the bolt out?

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A 1/2 inch drive impact gun is the easiest, if you have a long breaker bar and a socket to fit the bolt this is a trick. Take the tire off and the plastic cover in front of the bolt to gain access. Now put the socket on the bolt and point the ratchet handle to the 5 o'clock position. MAKE SURE the ratchet is in the loosing direction, remember right tight left loose. Let the ratchet handle come to rest against the ground so it won't turn clockwise. Now you should have the socket on the bolt and the handle against the ground in the loosing direction. Now you can use the starter on the engine to break the bolt loose. You need to bump the key like you are going to start the car. But just tap the key on so the starter bumps but the engine doesn't start. This will loosen the bolt. Be careful good luck

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prev.gif next.gif Crankshaft Damper/Pulley counterclockwise to remove pulley:
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  1. Remove the drive belts from the crankshaft damper.
  2. Remove the crankshaft damper-to-crankshaft bolt. Hold the crankshaft stationary by placing a suitable tool in the ring gear teeth on the flywheel. Fig. 1: Use a breaker bar to remove the crankshaft damper bolt 89613g41.gif
    Fig. 2: The crankshaft can be held stationary by using a suitable tool to place between the flywheel teeth 89613g42.gif
    Fig. 3: Be sure to lubricate the threads of the crankshaft damper bolt to obtain a proper torque reading 89613pi9.jpg

  3. Remove the crankshaft damper from the crankshaft by pulling it straight off the shaft. A puller may be required to remove the damper from the shaft. Be careful not to lose the woodruff key when removing the crankshaft damper. Fig. 4: The crankshaft damper can sometimes be pulled from the shaft by hand 89613pj1.jpg
    Fig. 5: A puller may be required to remove the crankshaft damper 89613g40.gif
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    Fig. 7: This crankshaft damper may have a problem sealing properly due to the groove that was worn into it from the seal 89613pj4.jpg
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  4. Install the crankshaft damper onto the shaft, making sure the woodruff key is in place. Dip the damper bolt in fresh oil and torque the crankshaft damper-to-crankshaft bolt to the following specifications:
    • VG30E engine — 90–98 ft.lbs. (123–132 Nm.)
    • VE30DE engine — 123–130 ft.lbs. (167–177 Nm.)
    • VQ30DE engine — 29–36 ft.lbs. (39–49 Nm.) followed by 60–66°clockwise angle torque
  5. Install the drive belts to the crankshaft damper; be sure to properly set belt tension.
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0900c152800896d6.jpg enlarge_icon.gifenlarge_tooltip.gif Fig. Fig. 1: Remove the right side inner fender splash shield


0900c152800896d7.jpg enlarge_icon.gifenlarge_tooltip.gif Fig. Fig. 2: From below the vehicle, remove the accessory drive belts


0900c152800896d8.jpg enlarge_icon.gifenlarge_tooltip.gif Fig. Fig. 3: If necessary, use a prying tool to wedge between the engine block and damper spoke hole, then loosen the center bolt


0900c152800896d9.jpg enlarge_icon.gifenlarge_tooltip.gif Fig. Fig. 4: Remove the crankshaft damper center bolt and washer


0900c152800896da.jpg enlarge_icon.gifenlarge_tooltip.gif Fig. Fig. 5: Pull off the crankshaft damper, or remove using a 3-jawed puller tool
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  3. Install the accessory drive belts.
  4. Install the right inner splash shield. Install the right side wheel and tire assembly.
  5. Carefully lower the vehicle, then connect the negative battery cable.

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