How to Identify a Failing Harmonic Balancer?

Answer The harmonic balancer has three parts. The inner part is made of molded steel with a hub that bolts onto the crankshaft. The harmonic balancer has three threaded 3/8-inch holes that are used to pul... Read More »

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How to Fit a Harmonic Balancer?

An engine's harmonic balancer is a device primarily used to reduce the vibrations that an engine produces. These vibrations, if not dampened, can literally rattle the internal engine components apa... Read More »

Harmonic Balancer Problems?

The harmonic balancer for a vehicle often attaches to the front end of the crankshaft and helps to reduce engine vibration. Harmonic balancers are composed of three different components: a mass pie... Read More »

How to Use a Harmonic Balancer Installer?

Harmonic balancers are tightly fit to the crankshaft. It's important to use the right tools and technique when installing a harmonic balancer. Hammering a harmonic balancer on can damage both the c... Read More »

What Is a Harmonic Balancer?

A harmonic balancer is a device that connects to the front of an engine's crankshaft to reduce vibrations from the crankshaft. It has two parts: a mass that connects to the crankshaft and a larger ... Read More »