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K. Wiggins, ASE Certified Technician
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Experience:  ASE Certified Technician, Associates Degree in Automotive Technology, 15+ years in the trade
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Replacing harmonic balancer on 1997 Mitsubishi montero

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Replacing harmonic balancer on 1997 Mitsubishi montero
Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Mitsubishi
Expert:  Randall replied 7 months ago.

Hello, a couple questions: what engine size? and why changing balancer and.. what is you question about the balancer?

Customer: replied 7 months ago.
Balancer broke engine 3.5
Expert:  Randall replied 7 months ago.

what is the question? have you tried and problems or something else like need to know what to do etc.

Customer: replied 7 months ago.
I'm having problems removing the old one. I remove the bolt but getting the balancer off is the problem.
Expert:  Randall replied 7 months ago.

I am sorry, I am trying to get more info as to how and what you have done and not getting that info so I will opt out and open the post to the other experts, One should be along soon to help, Sorry I could not

Expert:  K. Wiggins replied 7 months ago.

Hello, if the balancer is stuck spray the inside with a good rust penetrant like PB blaster, not WD40, and hammer the face some with a rubber mallet. If the mallet and spray does not loosen it you will need to use a 3 jaw puller.