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the balancer may have spun because the ceter bolt may have been left loose
perhaps from work done to the front of the engine
REMOVAL 1. Disconnect battery ground cable.
2. Remove radiator upper fan shroud from radiator. 3. Remove radiator upper fan shroud from radiator.
4. Move serpentine belt tensioner to loose side using wrench then remove drive belt. 5. Remove cooling fan assembly four fixing nuts, then the cooling fan assembly. 6. Remove crankshaft pulley assembly using J-8614-01 crankshaft holder, hold crankshaft pulley then remove center bolt and pulley.INSTALLATION 1. Install crankshaft pulley using J-8614-01 crankshaft holder, hold the crankshaft pulley and tighten center bolt to the specified torque. Torque: 167 Nm (123 ft. lbs.) 2. Install cooling fan assembly and tighten nuts to the specified torque. Torque: 22 Nm (16 ft. lbs.) 3. Move serpentine belt tensioner to loose side using wrench, then install serpentine belt to normal position. 4. Install radiator upper fan shroud. 5. Install air cleaner assembly.
thank you for answering the way I was thinking of what happened. Now I need to figure out the damage and how bad. I just hope the pulley is not off center.
what about the cats and specs for the pulley and crank?
The mechanic he took it to said engine was running lean and burnt the cats up. The mechanic also did not like that there are two C clamps and heat tape at/on flex point in exhaust system, this is due to corrosion and bolts broke. Lastly, complained about fuel lines being toby close toto exhaust, and we did not relocate them
I agree exhaust needs work, but i dont understand why the cats would be bad since the seansors are before the damaged part in exhaust and there is no leak.
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