I csn not break the main pully bolt loose. Trying to replace the watter pump.
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1998 Chevrolet Metro
Question: is the main pully bolt right or left hand thread. I can not break it loose
Jim Taddei April 09, 2010, 14:56Master
The crankshaft pulley bolt on your 1998 Chevrolet Metro should be standard right hand thread - clockwise to tighten and counter clockwise to loosen.
Answer #2Machinehead6 January 12, 2011, 07:03Enthusiast
The bolt is right hand thread. It is hard to hold the engine from turning to remove this bolt. I use an impact to do it and I have had to use a 3/4" one on some.