[DML] Re: Crankshaft Pulley
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[DML] Re: Crankshaft Pulley

I removed my crankshaft pully not too long ago in order to sleeve the 
shaft and replace the seal to eliminate a pesky weep that had 
developed in the area (I cann't stand to have any drips on my 

I used a large impact gun to remove the nut and I don't think I had to 
do any blocking of any kind to get the nut off with the gun. Using a 
breaker bar you would obviously have to do some sort of blocking, but 
instead of going to the trouble of removing the starter and installing 
some specialty blocking tool, you might instead just buy a good impact 
gun (which you'll find helpful for all kinds of stubborn jobs).

My cars are manual transmission, but since the car was on a lift I 
can't imagine it made any real difference. Removing the muffer is 
indeed necessary in order to get sufficient clearance for your impact 


--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "edherrmann" <edherrmann@xxxx> wrote:
> Has anyone removed a crankshaft pully. I have the muffler out for 
> clearance but how do I jam the flywheel so it will not turn. I read 
> there is a Volvo tool (5112) But I can't locate one. Do I have to 
> remove the starter or is their another way to stop the flywheel from 
> rotating. My car is an automatic. Thanks  ED

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