Chrysler Concorde/Intrepid/LHS/New Yorker/Vision 1993-1997

Crankshaft Damper

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



3.3L Engine

See Figures 1 and 2



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Fig. Fig. 1: Use a special crankshaft pulley tool to remove the unit



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Fig. Fig. 2: Use C-3281 or an equivalent tool to hold the damper while tightening the bolt

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Remove the fan module.
  4.  
  5. Remove the drive belts from the engine.
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  1. Using a special tool C-3281 or equivalent to hold the crankshaft damper, remove the center bolt.
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  1. Using a claw-type gear puller, remove the crankshaft pulley from the crankshaft. When using the puller, make certain that the claws are situated on the inner section of the pulley. If the claws are used on the outer section of the pulley, the pulley will be damaged.
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To install:
  1. Install the crankshaft damper. Using special tool C-3281 or equivalent to hold the crankshaft damper while tightening the pulley bolt to 40 ft. lbs. (54 Nm).
  2.  
  3. Install the drive belts.
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  5. Install the fan module.
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  7. Connect the negative battery cable.
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3.5L Engine

See Figure 3



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Fig. Fig. 3: Crankshaft damper installation-3.5L engine

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable, then the positive.
  2.  
  3. Remove the upper radiator crossmember.
  4.  
  5. Remove the fan module.
  6.  
  7. Remove the drive belts.
  8.  
  9. Using a special tool C-3281 or equivalent to hold the crankshaft damper, remove the center bolt.
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  1. Using a claw-type gear puller such as 1023, and inserting tool C-4685-C2, remove the crankshaft pulley. When using the puller, make certain that the claws are situated on the inner section of the pulley. If the claws are used on the outer section of the pulley, the pulley will be damaged.
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To install:
  1. Install the crankshaft damper with a 5.9 inch bolt, thrust bearing, washer and plate L-4524, while holding it with the tool C-3281. Install the center bolts and tighten to 85 ft. lbs. (115 Nm).
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  1. Install the drive belts, fan module and upper radiator crossmember.
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  1. Connect the battery cables, positive first.
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