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Curtis, Australia Car Mechanic
Category: Australia Car
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Experience:  Qualified Automotive Mechanic, LPG & Airconditioning Diagnostic Technician.
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I need to time a new harmonic balancer, cx7 2007 mod 2.4ltr,

Customer Question

I need to time a new harmonic balancer
JA: What is the model/year of your Mazda?
Customer: cx7 2007 mod 2.4ltr
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: fitted new timing chains
JA: Do you know your ignition timing number? How many miles are on the car?
Customer: 180.000klm
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: vacant slot in balancer is it to be lined up with sensor
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Australia Car
Expert:  david craig replied 1 year ago.

Hi Im David, the vacant slot means nothing when it comes to timing these engines. you must use a special tool to hold the crankshaft in place at tdc.

Expert:  david craig replied 1 year ago.

hello?? do you still need assistance?

Expert:  Matt replied 1 year ago.


another expert here

do you still need help?