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1998 Toyota Camry Question: is the crankshaft bolt on this car threaded right or L handed



Richd ard, Keller, TX, May 16, 2012, 16:30

i;m trying to replace timing belt and water pump the crank shaft pulley has to come off I can't get it loose pulling right handed

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    May 17, 2012, 14:19

    That bolt is torqued to a substantial amount. You will need leverage on it to loosen it correctly. I very much doubt it is left hand thread. You may have to lock rotation of engine somehow and use a cheater bar or remove radiator and maybe the a/c condensor for room to alllow an air impact to get in there.

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