Pulley bolts/socket

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Pulley bolts/socket

Post by ZZvroom » Mon Apr 05, 2021 11:45 am

2003 GT

Still chasing my bearing grumble.

Reading what I find, Monkeywrench sells a special socket to get the pulley off the tensioner.
I infer it's not just E-Torx?

And do both the idler and tensioner use that? They seem to be the same pulleys.

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Re: Pulley bolts/socket

Post by zbyers » Tue Apr 06, 2021 3:52 am

I think you only need the weird socket on the GT. Pretty sure the parts stores also have that Toyota pulley socket in the tool aisle.

I've changed the pulley on my FWD before, and didn't need a special socket that I recall.
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