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Do we need a special tool to get the damper off?

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do we need a special tool to get the damper off?
Submitted: 1 year ago.Category: Ford
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Ford Mechanic: George H., ASE Certified Technician replied 1 year ago
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Hello I will help

What year, model and engine size is you Ford?

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
Ford sport trac 2005 4.0 engine
Customer reply replied 1 year ago
The front crank seal was leaking alittle bit. new seal. need to get to it
Ford Mechanic: Juan Crespo, Tech Trainer replied 1 year ago
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Hi there. Different expert here.

Yes, you do need a puller to remove the crankshaft damper. The Ford part number is ***** (see attached graphic) - you might be able to borrow a similar tool from any of the major auto parts retailers.

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
there are no threaded holes, two holes, no threads. in front face of damper
Customer reply replied 1 year ago
would it be helpful to talk to husband on phone?
Ford Mechanic: Juan Crespo, Tech Trainer replied 1 year ago

In that case, the tool I previously indicated is the correct one. See attached instructions on how to remove the damper with that tool - pay special attention to the damper bolt setting.

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
he is checking to see if he has the bolts
Ford Mechanic: Juan Crespo, Tech Trainer replied 1 year ago

What bolts? The puller tool comes complete with all the necessary bolts...

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
maybe i should say he went off muttering - I thought I heard bolts
Customer reply replied 1 year ago
is someone else going to be on?
Ford Mechanic: Juan Crespo, Tech Trainer replied 1 year ago

As experts, we are all independent users on the site, not agents or employees. Who and when someone is on depends on the hours he/she can or wants to put in. If you need help before I can log in tomorrow and don't want to wait for me, just tell Customer Service you'd like another expert and they'll reopen the question.

Best Regards.

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Ford Mechanic: Juan Crespo, Tech Trainer replied 1 year ago

I had the opportunity to log in early today. Please let me know if you need further assistance.

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