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I have a required torque of 30nm +100° +-5°, I have a torque-wrench 40nm-210nm. Can I convert the required setting to my TW somehow?

I have a required torque of 30nm +100° +-5°, I have a torque-wrench 40nm-210nm. Can I convert the required setting to my TW somehow? I'm hoping there is some kind of conversion whereby the 30nm can be ...
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Is there any particular advice on crank-bolt lubrication I should know?

I have a new crank-bolt to install following a timing-belt replacement. Should I be lubricating this bolt? And if so, what kind of lube should I look for?
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Is there a wrong position or engine phase to insert a locking pin?

K7M engine (Renault Sandero) During a timing-belt and tensioner change, I used a locking-pin(an 8mm bolt) to hold the engine while breaking loose the crank-pulley bolt. Not being an experienced mech', ...
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What cleaning solvents are appropriate for crank bolts, pulleys and gears?

Have bolts and parts(crank gear, shaft-end, bolts). Which solvents can I use to clean them up a bit? And do I need to lubricate any of these? I have Zylene-based wax, parafin, turpentine, motor oil, ...
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2020 Kia Sportage 2.4l wobbling crankshaft pulley

I am considering purchasing a used 2020 Kia Sportage with the 2.4 liter engine. I opened the hood when it was idling and noticed the crankshaft pulley was wobbling. It wasn't making any noise and it ...
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Nissan Crank bolt: reverse thread?

Engine HR12DE Nissan Micra K13 2011 Hello, I’ve been trying to remove the crank pulley bolt and it won’t come off. I also tried blocking it with a handle bar and cranking the engine, the trick didn’t ...
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Method to remove crankshaft pulley

I am attempting to remove the bolt that holds the crankshaft pulley. However, even with a long bar, the car in sixth gear and the brake on, it was not possible to undo the bolt. I found online that ...
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Removed the harmonic balancer with a wooden block and a rubber mallet - did I damage anything

I have the engine out of the car and I had to remove the harmonic balancer, I did not have the proper puller and for some reason I used a wooden piece and a rubber mallet to tap the balancer off the ...
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Does this harmonic balancer / crankshaft pulley look damaged?

Does this harmonic balancer / crankshaft pulley look damaged? To me it looks like the rubber between the inner and outer parts is at least cracked if not completely separated.
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How to remove vibration damper from a Volkswagen 1.8 TSI (EA888) Engine?

How do you remove the vibration damper from a 2010 Passat CC 1.8 TSI engine? Which direction do you turn the bolt to remove it? Clockwise OR counterclockwise?
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V6 Toyota 4Runner - Broken Crankshaft Pulley

I am new to working on cars and this is the first timing belt change I have attempted. I was trying to remove the crankshaft bolt using a breaker bar and my pulley broke. Now I am unable to remove the ...
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