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The best method for removing the crankshaft pulley retainer bolt is with an impact gun/wrench. 1. Remove the tire on the driver's side of the car. There is an access slot on the side of the wheelwell where you can insert a socket with an extension onto the bolt and remove it. 2. BOLT SIZE IS 17MM. Use an impact socket, as anything less may split under the impact of the wrench torque. Additionally, there is a specialized tool that is designed to hold the pulley while turning the bolt, but this tool may not be necessary if an impact wrench is used. An indicator that you may need the specialized tool is if the pulley itself rotates as you use the impact wrench in your attempt to remove the bolt.

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Q: How do you break loose the crankshaft pulley bolt on a 1988 Honda Accord?
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