Below guide will teach you How to Replace a Harmonic Balancer. Please follow the instructions carefully.
Things You’ll Need:
- Pulley Puller
- Socket and Ratchet Set
- Harmonic Balancer Installer
- Harmonic Balancer Installer Adapter
- Harmonic Balancer Installer Bearing
- Harmonic Balancer Installer Driver
- 3/8 in. Drive Ratchet
- Harmonic Balancer
- DIY Costs: Est. $103.50 parts only
- Shop Costs: Est. $240.71 parts and labor
- Prop the engine hood up and look for the harmonic balancer.
- Examine the harmonic balancer for any damage or wear with the help of flashlight and mirror.
- Take the belt away from the crankshaft pulley. Normally, crankshaft pulley is a component of harmonic balancer in majority of the cases.
- Take the harmonic balancer mounting bolts away with a suitable ratchet or socket wrench.
- Using pulley puller, pull the harmonic balancer out from the crankshaft.
- Take a new harmonic balancer and fix it in its place. Make sure that the new harmonic balancer is exactly of the same type as one you removed.
- Reversing the entire process fix the new harmonic balancer to the vehicle.
- Switch the engine on and make sure that the new harmonic balancer is properly installed.