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Old 04-28-2011, 10:48 AM   #1
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Default Wobbly Crank Pulley, Need advice on which pulleys are the best.

So I read through out the forum on how to fix this problem. I'm hoping I can just get in there and take the bolt out and squeeze some loctite in there and with new bolts and a lightweight pulley everything will be fine. hopefully... I have the 94 1.8L. Any suggestions on what pulley is the best? Also I don't have my a/c or my power steering so I could just go with a single pulley vs having one like the stock that is designed for two belts.

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Take everything off (including timing belt)

make sure the crank itself has a clean looking straight keyway.
change crank rubber/key/bolt/4 pulley bolts

reassemble.

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Do you have a link to where I can get the rubber and key?
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I got mine from my Local Mazda Dealer...

The woodruff key is cheap...
The rubber cost me ~$150
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mine does this too. i havent tried to fix it. its probably the rubber thats dried up but for $150 id rather put that towards an ATI
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Yhe. Thats what the guy was tellling me at the shop today. But I do want it fixed so I don't have to worry about it!
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light weight pulley is a bad solution, no dampener = blown up engine, it is a not if but when scenario.
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If you have a 94.... chances are your Keyway and crank are fine.

Just the rubber on your pulley is getting old.

If you take it off...remember to take an emery cloth to the mating surfaces to clean them up first and spread a light coat of grease/assembly lube on them as well and change the 4 bolts.

From the look of the video...the pulley isn't actually moving that much...still looks ok.


DON'T buy a SOLID PULLEY!
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