How To Remove Bike Crank Arm Without Puller? (Solved)

What kind of tool do you need to remove a bike crank?

  • A crank puller tool is a tool people use to remove a bicycle crank. It comprises a series of nuts and bolts and function by pulling the crank from the engaged axle. These cranks and bolts are usually made out of aluminum because of its lighter and more stable performance.

How do you remove the crank arm on a bicycle?

How to remove your road bike’s crankset

  1. Loosen the left-hand crank bolts. First, use a 4mm Allen key to loosen up the hex bolts that hold the left-hand crank arm onto the crank spindle.
  2. Remove the adjustment cap.
  3. Remove the crankset.
  4. Clean up the bottom bracket.
  5. Put it all back together.
  6. Retighten the bolts.

Can I just replace crank arms?

Yes it is possible to just change the crank arms with out buying new chain rings and BB. You can use 105, Ultegra or Dura Ace. Just make sure you have the correct bolt circle diameter for your rings as there are three different types of cranksets on the market (doubles, triples and compacts).

Do you need a crank puller?

Do I Need A Crank Puller? Yes, there are ways to remove cranks without the crank puller but they will almost certainly do a lot of damage. There is no reason not to buy a crank puller as they a fairly prices starting from $8.99 upwards.

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