Acura Coupes and Sedans 1994-2000 Repair Information

Crankshaft Damper

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



See Figures 1, 2, 3 and 4

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Fig. Fig. 1: Observe how the tool interlocks with the dampener



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Fig. Fig. 2: Side a socket through the opening in the tool and ensure that it engages with the dampener bolt



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Fig. Fig. 3: Removal of the bolt from the crankshaft-Integra



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Fig. Fig. 4: Remove the woodruff key from the crankshaft

  1. Remove the negative battery cable.
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  3. Remove the splash shield from the wheel well.
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  5. Remove the adjusting and mounting bolts.
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  7. Remove the power steering pump belt.
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  9. Remove the adjusting bolt and idler pulley bracket bolt.
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  11. Remove the air conditioning compressor belt.
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  13. Remove the alternator belt.
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  15. To hold the crankshaft pulley still while you are removing the damper bolt, a Honda factory tool (#07MAB-PY3010A) or equivalent is required. However, it is also possible to construct your own tool by attaching a length of pipe to a 2 inch plumbing fitting as shown in the accompanying figure.
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See Figure 5

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Fig. Fig. 5: A simple design consisting of a plumbing fitting welded to a pipe, saved this technician from purchasing the factory tool otherwise needed to hold the crankshaft

  1. Remove the crankshaft damper.
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To install:
  1. Install the damper the reverse order of removal.
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  3. Lubricate the damper bolt with engine oil before installation.
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  5. Torque the damper pulley bolt to 130 ft. lbs. (177 Nm) on 1.8L engines, or to 181 ft. lbs. (245 Nm) on all other engines.
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  7. Connect the negative battery cable.
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