Lexus RX400h, Hybrid 3 2006
Crankshaft Damper (Balancer)
Removal & Installation
Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
Remove or disconnect the following:
Negative battery cable
Right front wheel
Fender splash shields
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
Fig. Remove the right-hand engine mounting stay No. 2
Use Special Tool 09213-54015 to hold the crankshaft pulley in order to loosen the pulley bolt.
Use Special Tool 09950-50013 to remove the crankshaft pulley.
Fig. Use the special tool to hold the pulley in order to loosen the pulley bolt
Fig. Use the special tool to remove the crankshaft pulley
Install the crankshaft pulley, as follows:
Align the keyway of the pulley with the key located on the crankshaft and slide the pulley into place.
Using Special Tool 09213-54015 (91651-60855), 09330-00021, or equivalent, install the pulley bolt and tighten to 162 ft. lbs. (220 Nm).
Fig. Crankshaft pulley installation
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)
If necessary, perform the initialization procedure, as outlined in the Chassis Electrical System.
Fig. Tighten the engine roll control rod bolts in this order