Santa Fe, Vera Cruz 2006-2008

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 engine cover.
  4.  
  5. Remove the front right wheel and tire.
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  7. Remove the right side cover.
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  9. Remove the accessory drive belt (A), the idler (B), and the tensioner (C).
    NOTE
    In removing the accessory drive belt, fix a tool in the auto tensioner pulley bolt and turn the bolt counter clockwise.



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    Fig. Accessory belts location example

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  11. Remove the timing belt upper cover (A).

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    Fig. Timing belt upper cover location example

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  13. Align the groove of the pulley with the timing mark of the timing belt cover by turning the crankshaft pulley clockwise.
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  15. Check if the timing mark of the camshaft sprocket is aligned with that of the cylinder head cover with No. 1 cylinder piston at Top Dead Center (TDC).

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    Fig. Timing mark location

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  17. Support the engine oil pan with a jack.
    WARNING
    Put a wooden or rubber block between the jack and the engine oil pan.



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    Fig. Jack placement

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  19. Remove the engine mounting bracket (A).

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    Fig. Remove the engine mounting bracket (A)

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  21. Remove the crankshaft damper pulley (A).

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    Fig. Crankshaft damper pulley

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To install:

  1. Install the crankshaft damper. Torque mounting bolt to:

    123-130 ft. lbs. (167-176 Nm)-2.4L and 2.7L engines
     
    130-138 ft. lbs. (176-187 Nm)-3.5L engine
     
    210-224 ft. lbs. (285-304 Nm)-3.3L and 3.8L engines
     

  2.  
  3. Replace the engine mounting bracket.
  4.  
  5. Lower the jack and remove from the vehicle.
  6.  
  7. Install the upper timing belt cover.
  8.  
  9. Making sure all timing and alignment marks match, install the drive belt, the idler, and the tensioner.
  10.  
  11. Install the right side cover.
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  13. Install the right front tire and wheel.
  14.  
  15. Install the engine cover.
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