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02-14-2013, 04:11 PM
I have changed my tensioner pulley and top idler pulley but I cannot seem to get the dang bottom idler pulley off. Any suggestions? The bolt comes out fine. Thanks. JimmyB.

02-14-2013, 04:24 PM
Might not work because of lack of room, but maybe a puller. I don't think you'll have room though, might be worth a shot.

02-14-2013, 04:32 PM

02-14-2013, 05:04 PM
well I'm sure there isn't room for a puller. I need to get my hands on a crow bar and try. Has anybody else had this issue?

02-14-2013, 05:05 PM
I also need to change my turn signal cam but couldn't get that thing off either. Ideas for that? My horn hasn't worked for about 7 years now.

02-14-2013, 05:08 PM
Do you have small torch. One of those ones with just a small bottle of propane? If so, heat up the pully. Heat causes metal to expand and try and heat evenly going around the pully and it should pull right off.

02-14-2013, 05:09 PM
I will try that. Thank you.

02-14-2013, 05:12 PM
Welcome, I don't see this not working done it a ton of times just in other situations not car related.

Just be careful not to over heat or heat up something other than the pully. I would hate to see other problems arise from this. Good luck should work out for ya.

02-14-2013, 05:30 PM
Thanks again. I will be careful.