Vibe 2003-2005

Crankshaft Damper (Balancer)

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Removal & Installation




NOTE
This procedure requires the use of Pinion Flange Holder J 8614, or equivalent special tool.

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Remove the accessory drive belt.
  4.  
  5. Raise and suitably support the vehicle.
  6.  
  7. Remove the right splash shield.

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    Fig. Remove the crankshaft pulley retaining bolt using J 8614-01 to prevent crankshaft rotation when loosening the bolt.

  8.  
  9. Remove the crankshaft pulley retaining bolt using J 8614-01 to prevent crankshaft rotation when loosening the bolt.
  10.  

To install:

  1. Lubricate the front seal and the sealing surface of the crankshaft pulley with Chassis Grease GM P/N 1051344 (Canadian P/N 993037) or equivalent.
  2.  
  3. Install the crankshaft pulley onto the crankshaft indexing keyway.
  4.  
  5. Install the crankshaft pulley retaining bolt using J 8614-01 to prevent crankshaft rotation when tightening the bolt. Tighten the bolt to 105 ft. lbs. (142 Nm).
  6.  
  7. Install the right splash shield.
  8.  
  9. Lower the vehicle.
  10.  
  11. Install the accessory drive belt.
  12.  
  13. Connect the negative battery cable. Tighten the battery cable bolt to 11 ft. lbs. (15 Nm).
  14.  


NOTE
This procedure requires the use of Pinion Flange Holder J 8614, or equivalent special tool.

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Remove the accessory drive belt.
  4.  
  5. Raise and suitably support the vehicle.
  6.  
  7. Remove the right splash shield.

    Click image to see an enlarged view

    Fig. Remove the crankshaft pulley retaining bolt using J 8614-01 to prevent crankshaft rotation when loosening the bolt.

  8.  
  9. Remove the crankshaft pulley retaining bolt using J 8614-01 to prevent crankshaft rotation when loosening the bolt.
  10.  

To install:

  1. Lubricate the front seal and the sealing surface of the crankshaft pulley with Chassis Grease GM P/N 1051344 (Canadian P/N 993037) or equivalent.
  2.  
  3. Install the crankshaft pulley onto the crankshaft indexing keyway.
  4.  
  5. Install the crankshaft pulley retaining bolt using J 8614-01 to prevent crankshaft rotation when tightening the bolt. Tighten the bolt to 105 ft. lbs. (142 Nm).
  6.  
  7. Install the right splash shield.
  8.  
  9. Lower the vehicle.
  10.  
  11. Install the accessory drive belt.
  12.  
  13. Connect the negative battery cable. Tighten the battery cable bolt to 11 ft. lbs. (15 Nm).
  14.  

 
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