GM Cutlass RWD 1970-1987 Repair Guide

Crankshaft Damper

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See Figures 1, 2, 3 and 4

REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Remove the belts from the crankshaft pulley.
  4.  
  5. Remove the crankshaft damper attaching bolt.
  6.  
  7. Attach a suitable puller to the damper and remove the damper from the crankshaft.
  8.  



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Fig. Fig. 1: Loosen the crankshaft damper attaching bolt



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Fig. Fig. 2: Remove the crankshaft damper attaching bolt



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Fig. Fig. 3: Do not attempt to pry on the damper to remove it from the crankshaft, use a puller only



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Fig. Fig. 4: Remove the damper from the crankshaft

On certain models, removal of the cooling fan, fan shroud or radiator may be necessary for clearance.


WARNING
DO NOT pry on the damper assembly to remove it from the vehicle or component damage will result. Remove the damper using a puller only.

  1. Installation is the reverse of removal. Torque the damper bolt to specification.
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