Lexus RX400h, Hybrid 3 2006

Crankshaft Damper (Balancer)

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Removal & Installation



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
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  3. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery cable
     
    Engine covers
     
    Right front wheel
     
    Fender splash shields
     
    Wiper arms
     
    Top cowl ventilator louver
     
    Wiper motor and linkage assembly
     
    Battery and battery tray
     
    Air intake assembly
     
    Brake master cylinder reservoir and bracket
     
    Air cleaner bracket
     
    Engine moving control rod
     
    Right-hand engine mounting stay No. 2

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    Fig. Remove the right-hand engine mounting stay No. 2

     

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  5. Use Special Tool 09213-54015 to hold the crankshaft pulley in order to loosen the pulley bolt.
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  7. Use Special Tool 09950-50013 to remove the crankshaft pulley.

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    Fig. Use the special tool to hold the pulley in order to loosen the pulley bolt



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    Fig. Use the special tool to remove the crankshaft pulley

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To install:

  1. Install the crankshaft pulley, as follows:
    1. Align the keyway of the pulley with the key located on the crankshaft and slide the pulley into place.
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    3. Using Special Tool 09213-54015 (91651-60855), 09330-00021, or equivalent, install the pulley bolt and tighten to 162 ft. lbs. (220 Nm).

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      Fig. Crankshaft pulley installation

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  3. The remainder of installation is the reverse of the removal procedure. Observe the following torques:

    Right engine mount stay: 47 ft. lbs. (64 Nm)
     
    Engine roll control rod: tighten first A, then B, and then C to 47 ft. lbs. (64 Nm). Torque D to 17 ft. lbs. (23 Nm)
     

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  5. If necessary, perform the initialization procedure, as outlined in the Chassis Electrical System.

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    Fig. Tighten the engine roll control rod bolts in this order

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