So here is my question: Is it possible to drive that far with a chipped crankshaft pulley belt? The part that is broken is the very outside for the power steering pulley. Since the drive is all freeway I can make it without powersteering. Could my car make it down there, or would the pulley be off balance and be all bad news? The left-hand bits will actually try to un-screw the broken bolt out of the crankshaft as you are working to drill the center of the bolt. They also sell cobalt drill bits that may work a little better.

You are probably referring to the belt that drives the alternator or power steering pump. A belt that is loose or has jumped the grooves on the pulleys will definitely give you those symptoms. At any rate, don't start the car! Here's hoping all you need is to retighten the crankshaft bolt and that there is no damage to the crankshaft pulley. If the stress is great enough, the crankshaft will eventually fail. Adding mass to the crankshaft assembly is one solution for minimizing vibrations in some engines, but this approach increases rotating mass of the crank and overall weight of the vehicle. The other cure is a crankshaft pulley with a harmonic dampener/balancer. it is hard to get off. soak it with wd-40 or whatever you want to use. the pully is one piece. me and my dad used a gear puller to get it off. put tenson on the pully then hit it with a rubber hammer. you need to remove the moter mount and jack the motor up so the pully will clear. also, when removing the timing belt there is tenson on the cams and as soon as the presure is off the belt it ...Loose(and/or broken) crankshaft pulley? Jump to Latest Follow 1 - 9 of 9 Posts. I. ivan1892 · Registered. Joined Feb 6, 2010 · 1 Posts . Discussion Starter • #1 • Feb 6, 2010. Ok, so i'm new to this forum and am in need of some help. ...The crankshaft harmonic balancer is a device connected to the front of an engine’s crankshaft, usually built into the crankshaft pulley. Its purpose is to absorb and reduce harmonic vibrations from the engine as the crankshaft rotates, as harmonic vibrations at high engine speeds can cause accelerated wear and damage to the components. Jul 24, 2003 · The crank shaft pulley is attached to the crankshaft end on the right side of the engine (looking from the front). This pulley is connected by several belts to your waterpump, alternator, A/C compressor, and P/S pump. If you look on the right side of the engine, you will notice that all the exposed belts meet at a common pulley. my crankshaft pulley got broken, the place where you put the crank key got broken too and the key too. The guy that checked it told me that the car would need another crankshaft in order to put the key again! is that true or could someone like as a welder, welded it and make it work back? Can I drive the car without the pulley?Nov 15, 2013 · Backstory: Picked up a March 1158 to replace an unknown set of UD pulleys that were on the car when I purchased. I've been eating through belts every 10k, so natural instincts told me to go ahead and refresh the entire pulley system under the hood. The first issue arose when I went to break loose the crank pulley to remove the existing balancer. Apr 28, 2010 · The crank pulley rotates several degrees independent of the crankshaft. So being upset already at finding other things, I pulled it off to see what was going on. This is what I found next: The crank pulley is visibly cracked, but it doesn't end there. On the crank the woodruff key was sitting loosely in its slot. It slid out easily with my fingers. Sep 29, 2014 · After towing it back to his shop, he looked at it and said the crank pulley bolt broke off in the crankshaft and it would be a major repair to fix the problem being labor intensive. He said it... my crankshaft pulley got broken, the place where you put the crank key got broken too and the key too. The guy that checked it told me that the car would need another crankshaft in order to put the key again! is that true or could someone like as a welder, welded it and make it work back? Can I drive the car without the pulley?The crankshaft pulley is bolted to the harmonic balancer and turns the belt, or belts, to operate other engine components like the alternator or air conditioning compressor. It is located at the end of the crankshaft near the bottom of the engine. The pulley is attached to the balancer using bolts that can loosen over time.my crankshaft pulley got broken, the place where you put the crank key got broken too and the key too. The guy that checked it told me that the car would need another crankshaft in order to put the key again! is that true or could someone like as a welder, welded it and make it work back? Can I drive the car without the pulley?Td5 broken crank pulley Td5 broken crank pulley. By Ihatediscoverytd5s, August 28, 2016 in Discovery Forum. Share Followers 1. Reply to this topic; Start new topic ... Mar 19, 2018 · If you ask a question like that, itseems that you dont know much about engines. So my first question is, how do you know that it is broken??? And like with broken bones, there are degress of broken ness… The crankshaft pulley is bolted to the harmonic balancer and turns the belt, or belts, to operate other engine components like the alternator or air conditioning compressor. It is located at the end of the crankshaft near the bottom of the engine. The pulley is attached to the balancer using bolts that can loosen over time. How to fix a sheared crankshaft pulley bolt on a 2004 Kia Sorento? If the bolt shears off at the same level with the crank snout, remove all the drive belts and detach the crank pulley. If the bolt appears to extend out of the pulley, pull it out using a pipe wrench. Make sure to hold the flywheel in place while doing so.