Montana, Silhouette, Venture 2000-2005

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 the drive belt.
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  5. Raise and safely support the vehicle.
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  7. Remove the right front tire and wheel.
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  9. Remove the right engine splash shield.
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  11. Install the jack stands to the frame.
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  13. Loosen the left frame bolts and remove the right side frame bolts.
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  15. Using the jack stands, lower the right side of the frame to access the crankshaft balancer.
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  17. Remove the torque converter covers.
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  19. Install the Flywheel Lock J-37096 to the flywheel to prevent flywheel rotation.
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  21. Remove the crankshaft balancer bolt and the washer.
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  23. Remove the crankshaft balancer using a 3 jaw puller.

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    Fig. Remove the crankshaft damper using a Special Tool J-41816 or equivalent 3-jaw puller.

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To install:

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