Is the crankshaft bolt on a 1992 Camry 2200 cc right or left hand threaded?

Asked by Jan 09, 2013 at 06:32 PM about the 1992 Toyota Camry LE

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Having trouble getting the crankshaft bolt off so I can change the timing belt.  Should I be turning the
bolt left as usual or right as on some bolts?

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Left to loosen. They are high torque so spray it with penetrating oil to reduce the chance of snapping the head off.

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You can brace your socket wrench against something and then briefly crank the engine with the starter. The bolt will be loose. I did it on my 1996 Camry LE 2200 cc 5S-FE engine. The engine will be trying to turn the wrench clockwise.

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Left

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I always use air if locked up Take starter off Lock up there

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