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As others have pointed out, it's probably not so much bent but cross-threaded. The threads fatigued because the shoulder on the pedal shaft wasn't seated on the crank arm. If you keep riding it as-is (not suggested) the pedal will fall off all by itself! One thing in your favor: judging by the ~3mm gap between the shoulder and the crank arm, you might have ...


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I've had something similar (but more dramatic) happen and I lost the crank arm. It seems to be made of softer medal, luckily, than the pedal, which was absolutely fine and I still use. Crank arms are pretty cheap when compared to pedals anyway. The damage may all be to the crank arm. I agree with Batman, the crank arms is probably a write-off. But it's ...


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Hit it with a bigger wrench. Right side should have normal threads. CNC Pedal Rod I would try a bigger wrench before drilling it out. You have to drill exactly in the center. You will need a press. If the pedal bent there is a pretty good chance crank was damaged. If the threads are just marred up a bit you might be able to clean them up by running a ...


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Generally speaking, when a pedal works its way loose and is ridden for a decent amount of time, it does strip (and thus ruin) the crank arm. The only way you can be sure that the crank arm is good is to inspect it. So I'd guess your crank arm is damaged (especially if its at the point where you can't loosen the pedal). A picture of how its bent in would be ...



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