What does the crankshaft harmonic balancer do? The harmonic balancer usually has a rubber insert in the middle of it and helps to cut down on crankshaft vibrations when the engine is running. It comes as one piece with the crankshaft pulley which holds the serpentine belts How do you know you need the crankshaft harmonic balancer replaced? The rubber in the middle of the balancer is torn The crankshaft pulley is cracked How is the crankshaft harmonic balancer replaced by a mobile mechanic? The serpentine belt is removed The crankshaft pulley bolt is removed and the harmonic balancer is removed from the engine The new harmonic balancer is installed and bolted down The serpentine belt is reinstalled How important is having your crankshaft harmonic balancer replaced? If the crankshaft harmonic balancer is faulty it could cause the crankshaft pulley itself to come off of the engine and cause additional damage to the surrounding components
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