What does a strap wrench do?
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Asked in GMC Sierra
How do you take the fan off a 97 gmc 1500 truck water pump?
I'm assuming the problem is getting the fan clutch off as the fan is attached to the fan clutch. Heres how I got mine off: You need a strap wrench a large hammer and a large crescent wrench and two people. One to hold the water pump pulley still with the strap wrench and one to turn the large fan clutch nut with the crescent wrench. You may need to smash the crescent wrench with the hammer to break it lose. Some kind of rust loosener stuff helps too.
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Asked in Saturn Vue
How do you replace harmonic balancer in a 2005 Saturn Vue?
I replaced one on a 2004 VUE.Remove the passenger side front tire and access panel of wheel well. I put large solid pieces of wood , like railroad ties, under frame. If the vehicle falls it will kill you.If you do not have a tool to hold the balancer while removing the bolt you can improvise.Make a strap wrench. I used the nylon straps electricians use to pull wires through commercial buildings. The strap can be wound around the balance in the opposite direction that you turn the bolt. The strap will overlap itself, keep it tight. Thread the strap through an opening in the frame and tie it securely to a metal rod. Keep the tension on the strap and use a wrench to turn the balancer until the rod is up against the frame. The strap will produce enough friction with the rubber on the balance and hold it while you use a break bar to remove the bolt on the end of the balancer.Once the bolt is off you will be able to slide the balancer off the crankshaft with little effort. Next slide new one on the crankshaft "you will see the key that guides it on". Put the bolt on finger tight.Now reverse your strap wrench. One problem the new balancer has the grooved metal pulley and the strap will not grab the metal. Fix- Take a rubber inner tube from a bicycle tire. Cut it into a flat band to wrap around the pulley. Now you can wrap the strap over the tube. The tube grabs the metal and the strap grabs the rubber.You will need a torque wrench which you can borrow from an Auto-zone or some other parts store. Make sure the dealer ship tells you how many pounds of foot torque are need and get the wrench set properly. Use the wrench to tighten the bolt without stripping the threads out. The wrench will click and you will know you have used enough pressure. I used my legs with my foot on the wrench to get the proper amount of pressure.This not an easy task but you can save a little money. Please put good solid blocks under the car in enough places so that it cannot fall!!!!!!!! If it does fall it will crush you. Stands are not enough
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Asked in Chevy S-10, Water Pumps
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Asked in Auto Body and Interiors
How do you remove gear knob on ford ba falcon?
Using a LARGE screwdriver & a strap, loop the strap (like a half hitch) over the gear knob so that when you pull on the strap in an anticlockwise direction it will tighten back on itself. Wrap the remaining length of the strap anticlockwise around the gear knob until it is firm. Using the screwdriver, put the tip of it through the looped end of the strap and begin to tighten it in the anticlockwise direction. The strap should tighten itself to the point that it will grip the gear knob enough to turn it. This is similar technique to undoing an oil filter with an oil filter strap or filter wrench, and these tools will also do the job as effectively.