[V8] Timing Belt -- crank pulley

dsaad at icehouse.net dsaad at icehouse.net
Mon Jun 27 14:47:53 EDT 2005

I wonder if someone got a little carried away with air tools at the last t-belt
job? That is all I can come up with.


Quoting Dustin Carter <dustin.carter at lycos.com>:

> Hello all,
> I just tore into my beast for a TB replacement and found something that
> horrified me: the crank pulley that drives the TB has 3 cracks, down 3 of
> the 4 bolt holes that hold it to the harmonic damper.  These cracks run
> along the splines from the front to rear faces of the pulley, which is
> now held together ONLY by the presence of that ring that is (from what
> I can tell) spot welded on.  Needless to say, the car is still in pieces
> and I'm trying to hunt down a new pulley.
> I'm not sure what has caused this to occur, but I thought I'd pass along
> the info in case anyone else is changing a belt any time soon.  BTW, the
> car has 200k miles on the clock...
> Dustin
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