Front of the pump,it WILLfailAre you talking about seal part number M85508 located on the front of the charge pump or seal AT12820 on the tail shaft?
It won’t come off with the nuts onWhat I try to do is not remove the three nuts on the pulley/flex plate and remove the clutch as a complete unit including the coil. The rusty ones can be a challenge.
Yeah the pto is the discussionI realized you were referring to the crank Pulley on the PTO, not the crank gear. Sorry about the confusion, I'll go back to just listening.