Crankshaft pulley on 110 hdi.

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Crankshaft pulley on 110 hdi.

Post by annie10 » Thu Aug 04, 2016 5:50 pm

after changing all the mounts the thing still vibrates but now i know why. the crank pulley has its rubber poking out in plaves and moves several mil while doing do..

going to use you tube etc but will i need anything else except a huge breaker bar and new pulley and nut?

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Re: Crankshaft pulley on 110 hdi.

Post by jasper5 » Thu Aug 04, 2016 7:26 pm

annie10 wrote:after changing all the mounts the thing still vibrates but now i know why. the crank pulley has its rubber poking out in plaves and moves several mil while doing do..

going to use you tube etc but will i need anything else except a huge breaker bar and new pulley and nut?

Check your aux belt and the belt tensioner...any doubts about them and you can change them at the same time.

If you have trouble undoing the crank pulley bolt then I have a method of undoing them which is very easy to do but frightens people to death....Fit your breaker bar and socket to the bolt and position the breaker bar against the driveshaft or the floor...turn the key to shock the bolt loose....if you have a flywheel locking tool that will work as well.

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Re: Crankshaft pulley on 110 hdi.

Post by annie10 » Thu Aug 04, 2016 8:46 pm

I'm going to brave it and use your method. locking cam and crank is a pain without the tool. have a big breaker bar so might aswell use it.

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Re: Crankshaft pulley on 110 hdi.

Post by PeterN » Fri Aug 05, 2016 10:00 am

After years of marking a line on the pulley/block I have found that the Hdi id quite easy to get to if you look up from underneath the engine, shin a bright light up behind the starter and you can see it. I used a length of thick wire, about 1/4" and bent it to the required shape, didn't take long and worked a treat.

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Re: Crankshaft pulley on 110 hdi.

Post by jasper5 » Fri Aug 05, 2016 8:03 pm

PeterN wrote:After years of marking a line on the pulley/block I have found that the Hdi id quite easy to get to if you look up from underneath the engine, shin a bright light up behind the starter and you can see it. I used a length of thick wire, about 1/4" and bent it to the required shape, didn't take long and worked a treat.

Peter

That won't help to lock the flywheel whilst undoing the crank pulley bolt.

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Re: Crankshaft pulley on 110 hdi.

Post by PeterN » Fri Aug 05, 2016 10:29 pm

That's not difficult, put the socket on a long bar, rest it on the ground towards the front and blip the starter, that's what I have always done.

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Re: Crankshaft pulley on 110 hdi.

Post by jasper5 » Fri Aug 05, 2016 10:45 pm

PeterN wrote:That's not difficult, put the socket on a long bar, rest it on the ground towards the front and blip the starter, that's what I have always done.

Peter

Yes, I already suggested that.

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Re: Crankshaft pulley on 110 hdi.

Post by annie10 » Sat Aug 06, 2016 5:56 am

part should arrive today, going to spin it on starter to get it off. otherwise I've got to buy a locking tool.

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Re: Crankshaft pulley on 110 hdi.

Post by annie10 » Sat Aug 06, 2016 11:51 am

saved me hours, thanks so so so much. took ten mins from start to finish and the car is now vastly improved. will post pic of old part , was nearly about to fail i think

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Re: Crankshaft pulley on 110 hdi.

Post by annie10 » Sat Aug 06, 2016 2:38 pm

on the auto gearbox you cant access the ring gear by removing a panel like the book says,
so i removed the starter motor and jammed a big pry bar on the ring gear.
tightened it up to very snug and then another 50 degrees or so. i guess about 200-250nm with lock thread attached as well.

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Re: Crankshaft pulley on 110 hdi.

Post by jasper5 » Sat Aug 06, 2016 6:26 pm

Excellent :D

Well done :D

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Re: Crankshaft pulley on 110 hdi.

Post by PeterN » Sat Aug 06, 2016 7:31 pm

Yep :D

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Re: Crankshaft pulley on 110 hdi.

Post by jlmacd » Wed May 16, 2018 9:21 am

Sorry for the late post here as I see it is an old thread. I am struggling badly to remove the CS pulley bolt on my 2.0 110 HDi with auto gearbox.
Could I just ask - is the thread normal direction or left handed?
In an attempt to remove the bolt, assuming normal anti-clockwise loosening, I only succeeded in stripping the innards out of my electric impact wrench - which was brand new and bought for this job. Allegedly, it should have been capable of providing 450Nm torque but I have my doubts...
Dawned on me perhaps the bolt may be left threaded(?), hence the question.

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Re: Crankshaft pulley on 110 hdi.

Post by PeterN » Wed May 16, 2018 9:41 am

I'm pretty certain its a standard thread but probably loctited. I doubt a standard impact wrench would move it, I know mine wouldn't. If you look back through the posts you will find the easiest way to remove it.

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Re: Crankshaft pulley on 110 hdi.

Post by jlmacd » Wed May 16, 2018 9:48 am

Thanks Peter for the quick reply!
Yes, I did read the 'starter' method. Bit daunting but obviously works.
Should the ignition be disabled some way to stop the engine actually firing up?
Also, does the fact I have an automatic transmission have any bearing i.e. Should this method work still?

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