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I have a jd 345 pto clutch needed replaced bottom half came…

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I have a jd 345 pto clutch needed replaced bottom half came off the other on crank stuck wont come off

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Bottom half came off top half stuck on shaft tried puller sprayed with pb blaster

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Technician: Donald, Small Engine Technician replied 2 months ago
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Technician: Donald, Small Engine Technician replied 2 months ago

Did you get good leverage from your puller as you were attempting to pull your upper clutch half off?

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Technician: Donald, Small Engine Technician replied 2 months ago

The only thing that is preventing your upper clutch half from coming off is rust or corrosion. How long did you allow the PB Blaster to penetrate?

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
Couple hours
Technician: Donald, Small Engine Technician replied 2 months ago

Heat will probably help, but the heat will likely cause your oil seal to leak. You may have to use a cut off tool to carefully cut off the remainder of your clutch.

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