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Old 07-05-2010, 06:15 PM
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Default can't get crankshaft pulley off 1997 2.3l engine!

I first had problems removing the crank shaft pulley bolt. I finally got the bolt loose. How I have been trying to remove the pulley itself. That bad boy is on there! any ideas on how to remove the puley?
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Old 07-05-2010, 06:20 PM
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Default Re: can't get crankshaft pulley off 1997 2.3l engine!

Are you using a puller?
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Old 07-08-2010, 02:58 PM
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Default Re: can't get crankshaft pulley off 1997 2.3l engine!

I had the same problem. The answer: heat. I got by with a small propane torch, but if its really on there you may want to try an oxy-acetylene torch.
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