You can read the specs here: or google for reviews of this incredible impact driver. It takes two people to do it this way. Ya'll should have been out there last time I asked the wife to help with it. And yes i work on trying to get some pictures. New Users please add your car's year and model to your signature line! When properly tightened, the two come together to create a seamless casing around the crankshaft journal.
You should be able to get the bolt to move. The string won't compress, so stops the motor from turning, allowing you to tighten the crankshaft bolt. A damaged damper could fail, possibly causing personal injury and damage to the vehicle or even bystanders. Another contributor said there was no way he would hone a damper. .
I know it sounds scary but I have done it for years without anything bad happening, just have someone you trust on the ignition key that knows how to tap the starter in short bursts, best to disconnect the ignition system before tapping the starter. Damage to the crankshaft seal contact surface may cause oil leaks. Remove each of the water pump's bolts, then pull the water pump away from the engine to remove it. Spin the crank by hand to check for any excessive drag in the rotation. For reference, see our blog entitled: Connecting Rods And Rod Bearings.
Crank systems have become more complex in recent years. When you're done, remove the string by pulling it back out the hole, and re-install the spark plug. Remove the rubber hoses which attach to the water pump by first turning the screw on each hose clamp in a clockwise direction with a flathead screwdriver, then by pulling each hose away from the water pump. The main caps are used to secure the crankshaft to the engine block. It is pressed onto the end of the crankshaft. The water pump is located on the front of the engine, and is secured to the engine with several bolts of varying size.
Pump the lever to build pressure and remove the crankshaft timing gear. Step 3 — Remove the Wheel and Splash Guard Remove the wheel's lug nuts and wheel where you'll be working. Provide details and share your research! Then string the other end over another pulley not the tensioner pulley , grasping that side with another pair of Vise-Grips. This engine component crankshaft pulley serves 3 purposes: as the harmonic balancer, to turns the serpentine belt and to reduces crankshaft resonance from the car's engine. You want to make sure the key is short enough off the crank surface to not interfere with the roof of the keyway in the damper to prevent the damper from being installed at all.
These systems use external bearing cups and do not need a conventional crank puller. Note: Considerable pressure is required to remove the crankshaft timing gear. Some caps pry out and some thread out. Both left and right cranks will have crank bolts in the arms. Self-extracting system with hole fitting in retaining cap On self-extracting crank systems, the crank puller is effectively built into the crank.
The crank may try to turn once the puller is tight; you can run a prybar through the puller bolts to hold the engine from turning, or get a helper under the vehicle to hold the flexplate or flywheel. . Use your car jack to raise your car's wheel, place your jack stand under the car's frame near the wheel you'll be removing. There are generally a total of four main caps. Be sure to mark the location and direction of the main caps prior to removing the crankshaft. Like its fellow rod bearing, the main crankshaft bearing consists of two halves or shells; one in the recess of the cap, and one in the block. Then make sure you car is firmly supported and wheel chalks in use.
Simply follow the directions that come with the tool to install the damper, or see the instructions here. The puller is installed using the same thread bolts that secured the bottom pulley. This helps protect hands from chainring teeth. Thread in bolt to spindle. Then, lower the car so it is resting on the jack stand where it will be more safe and secure. The following is my reply: Normally, I wouldn't hone one either, knowing that the intended purpose of the damper is to transfer harmonics from the crankshaft to the inertia ring on the damper and also knowing that if the fit on the crank snout is too loose, that these harmonics will not be transferred and could result in a cracked crankshaft. You will also be able to rotate the torque converter by hand, without turning the engine.
I shall not be held liable for any damage to vehicles, tools, equipment or person resulted therein. You'll find it positioned behind the place in your wheel well where the splash guard was attached. Due to manufacturer's tolerances, it may take as much as 80 kN 9 tons of force to remove the crankshaft timing gear. To prevent damaging the crankshaft oil seal contact surface, use Crankshaft Protector, on end of crankshaft or oil leaks may result. This is the furthermost rear cap. On the short block, an impact wrench would not budge it and I broke a standard socket using a cheater bar. Both cranks must be removed to service or replace the bearings of a three-piece system.