Snowmobilers take a break on a long trip

Snowmobile Clutch Removal: The Water Trick

Courtesy of SledMass

The scenario: You need to remove a snowmobile clutch but don’t have a puller, or traditional methods aren’t working.

The theory: Water fills that void where the puller would go. By threading a bolt into the snowmobile clutch, hydraulic pressure builds in the void, forcing the clutch off the crankshaft taper.

The process is simple, so much so, that you may never use a traditional puller again. Complete instructions are available here at


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