Pacifica 2006-2008

Crankshaft Damper (Balancer)

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Removal & Installation



3.5L & 4.0L Engines
  1. Disconnect negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Raise vehicle on hoist.
  4.  
  5. Remove the right front wheel and accessory drive belt splash shield.
  6.  
  7. Remove accessory drive belt.
  8.  
  9. Remove vibration damper bolt.
  10.  
  11. Using Special Tool 1023 puller, and insert 9020-R, or equivalent, remove crankshaft damper.
  12.  

To install:

  1. Install the crankshaft damper using Special Tools C-4685-C1 (5.9 in.) Bolt, with Nut and Thrust Bearing from 6792, and 6792-1 Installer, or equivalent.
  2.  
  3. Install vibration damper bolt. Torque bolt to 70 ft. lbs. (95 Nm).
  4.  
  5. Install accessory drive belt.
  6.  
  7. Install the accessory drive belt splash shield and right front wheel.
  8.  
  9. Lower vehicle.
  10.  
  11. Connect negative battery cable.
  12.  

3.8L Engine
  1. Disconnect negative cable from battery.
  2.  
  3. Raise vehicle on hoist.
  4.  
  5. Remove the right front wheel and inner splash shield.
  6.  
  7. Remove the accessory drive belt.
  8.  
  9. Remove vibration damper bolt.
  10.  
  11. Insert Special Tool 8450, or equivalent, into crankshaft nose.
  12.  
  13. Position 3-jaw puller Special Tool 1026, or equivalent, on damper. Turn puller, forcing screw until damper releases from crankshaft.
  14.  
  15. Remove the crankshaft vibration damper.
  16.  

T install:


NOTE
Install crankshaft vibration damper using the forcing screw, nut, and thrust bearing/washer from Special Tool 8452, or equivalent.


NOTE
To minimize friction and prolong tool life, lubricate the threads on the forcing screw.

  1. Position the vibration damper on crankshaft.
  2.  
  3. Screw Special Tool 8452, or equivalent, into crankshaft until the bolt seats. Turn the nut to install the damper until it seats fully.
  4.  
  5. Remove the tool.
  6.  
  7. Install the vibration damper bolt. Torque the bolt to 40 ft. lbs. (54 Nm).
  8.  
  9. Install the accessory drive belt.
  10.  
  11. Install the inner splash shield and the right front wheel.
  12.  
  13. Lower the vehicle.
  14.  
  15. Connect the negative cable to battery.
  16.  

 
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