Toyota Camry and Avalon 1997-2000

Crankshaft Damper

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION
5S-FE engine
  1. On some models the engine coolant reservoir must be removed.
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  3. Remove the right front wheel.
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  5. Remove the fender apron liner and right engine under cover.
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  7. Remove the drive belts.
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  9. Using a wood block on the jack, raise the engine enough to relieve the weight from the engine on the right mounting side.
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  11. Using a spanner wrench to hold the crankshaft pulley, remove the pulley setbolt.
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  13. Remove the pulley using a puller.
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To install:

  1. Install the pulley on the crankshaft.
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  3. Torque the set bolt to 80 ft. lbs. (108 Nm).
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  5. Lower the engine.
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  7. Install the drive belt and adjust the tension.
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  9. Install the cruise control actuator with bracket.
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  11. Install the fender apron seal and right engine under cover.
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  13. Install the right front wheel.
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1MZ-FE engine
  1. Remove the engine coolant reservoir tank.
  2.  
  3. Detach the alternator belt.
  4.  
  5. Remove the right front wheel and the splash shield on Camry models.
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  7. Remove the power steering pump drive belt by loosening the two bolts.
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  9. Disconnect the two ground wire connectors.
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  11. Remove the right engine mounting stay.
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  13. Remove the engine moving control rod and the No. 2 right engine mounting bracket.
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NOTE
To extract the engine bracket and control rod, you will need to raise the engine slightly.

  1. Remove the No. 2 alternator bracket.
  2.  
  3. Using a spanner wrench and wrench or SST tool 09213-54015 and 09330-00021, remove the crankshaft pulley bolt.
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  5. Using a puller, remove the crankshaft pulley.
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Fig. If necessary, use a puller to remove the crankshaft pulley

To install:

  1. Install the pulley onto the crankshaft.
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  3. Thread the crankshaft pulley bolt into the end of the crankshaft by hand for at least the first few threads. This will lessen the chance of cross-threading the bolt which may damage the threads. Torque the crankshaft bolt to 159 ft. lbs. (215 Nm).
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  5. The remainder of the installation procedure is the reverse of removal.
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