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Old 11-10-2013, 06:21 PM
Etn011 Etn011 is offline
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2005 X5 alternator pulley swap

Greetings. I'm replacing the alternator on my 2005 X5. New alternator does not have a pulley. How does one go about removing and reinstalling said pulley?
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Old 11-10-2013, 06:29 PM
Rahulk Rahulk is offline
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2005 X5 alternator pulley swap

You need an air impact wrench to break it loose. That or try loosening it with the belt tensioned....


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Old 11-10-2013, 06:43 PM
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Thanks.....was a little confused. Looks like a torx in the end of the shaft to use as a hold back
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Old 11-10-2013, 07:04 PM
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air impact for removing any pully on alternators is the way go.
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