1989 dodge d50. I'm replacing the silent shaft belt but I have a problem figuring how to take off the crankshaft pulley bolt? right hand thread or left? any standard procedure I'm unaware of? have a hanes manual too.

Asked by Sep 10, 2015 at 05:03 PM about the 1989 Dodge Ram 50 Pickup

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

replacing the water pump, timing belt and silent shaft but I can't figure how to get the silent shaft on because the pulley on the crank shaft has to come off so I can slip the belt on.

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I did the same job and had the same question. My friend told me of a method that works great. Get a long 1/2" drive breaker bar.put it on the bolt then bump the ignition. Works like a charm..

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