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1997 honda accord cannot remove crankshaft bolt that holds

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1997 honda accord cannot remove crankshaft bolt that holds on harmonic balencer. Tried 800ftlb impact air gun, a little heat and a good penetrant oil.
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Honda
Expert:  acura mstr replied 7 years ago.

Hi, welcome to Just Answer. I'm acuramstr. the best way to get these off when they are stuck is with a 3/4 impact wrench with a good air supply and a deep socket with no adapters or extensions (takes away torque) . the bolt is right hand thread and it will come out but they get very tight . We have tried every trick in the book in my shop on these and the Big impact is the best way to handle this problem.

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