Posts Tagged “pulley”

Removing the Power Steering Pump Pulley

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Removing the Power Steering Pump Pulley

There are many times where removal of the power steering pump’s pulley is needed. Some p/s pump replacement kits, for example, do not include a replacement pulley and expect the mechanic to remove the pulley from the old pump and install it on the new one. Sometimes the problem isn’t a broken p/s pump, but…

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Reasons to replace a crankshaft pulley

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Reasons to replace a crankshaft pulley

In our forums, after I’d posted an article detailing simple ways to remove a crankshaft pulley, mechanic Big Block 409 challenged me to follow on that article with another detailing why a crankshaft pulley should be replaced (read it here). Challenge accepted! Before we can talk about the crankshaft pulley and its need for replacement,…

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Crank shaft pulley removal

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Crank shaft pulley removal

We recently had someone in the forums ask about changing out a crankshaft pulley. She was working on a 1999 Chrysler LHS, but the procedure for removal is basically the same on most vehicles and will depend largely on how the engine is mounted (transverse or forward). Removal of the crankshaft pulley also usually requires…

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Removing the alternator pulley

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Removing the alternator pulley

There are several reasons you may have for removing the pulley from an alternator. Most replacement alternators come with new pulleys attached, but some rebuilds may not. Sometimes, the pulley may have been damaged by something else (perhaps a slip with a tool) and require replacement while the alternator itself is fine. Whatever the reason,…

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