Volvo 240/740/760/780/940/960 1990-1998

Crankshaft Damper

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



2.3L 4-Cylinder Engine
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Remove the drive belts and cooling fan.
  4.  
  5. Remove the cooling fan shroud.
  6.  
  7. Remove the center nut on the damper.
  8.  
  9. Remove the damper from the crankshaft.
  10.  

To install:
  1. Install the damper on the crankshaft.
  2.  
  3. Tighten the center nut to 44 ft. lbs. (60 Nm) and then an additional 60°.
  4.  
  5. Install the cooling fan shroud.
  6.  
  7. Install the drive belts and cooling fan.
  8.  
  9. Connect the negative battery cable.
  10.  

2.8L 6-Cylinder Engine
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Remove the drive belt(s) and cooling fan.
  4.  
  5. Raise and safely support the vehicle on jackstands.
  6.  
  7. Remove the splashguard from the underside of the vehicle.
  8.  
  9. Remove the starter and install Volvo tool number 5112 or equivalent to keep the crankshaft from turning.
  10.  
  11. Remove the center nut on the crankshaft pulley.
  12.  

Be careful when removing the pulley, the aligning key on the crankshaft can fall out and get lost.

  1. Remove the pulley from the crankshaft.
  2.  

To install:
  1. Install the pulley onto the crankshaft. Align the key onto the slot on the crankshaft.
  2.  
  3. Tighten the center nut on the pulley to 177-207 ft. lbs. (240-280 Nm).
  4.  
  5. Remove the special tool and install the starter.
  6.  
  7. Install the splashguard.
  8.  
  9. Lower the vehicle.
  10.  
  11. Install the cooling fan and drive belts.
  12.  
  13. Connect the negative battery cable.
  14.  

2.9L 6-Cylinder Engine
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Raise and safely support the vehicle on jackstands.
  4.  
  5. Remove the splashguard from the underside of the vehicle.
  6.  
  7. Remove the drive belt(s) and cooling fan.
  8.  
  9. Remove the four vibration damper bolts.
  10.  
  11. Attach Volvo tool number 5433 or equivalent to hold damper. Remove the center nut on damper.
  12.  
  13. Remove the damper from the crankshaft.
  14.  

To install:
  1. Install damper onto crankshaft.
  2.  
  3. Attach tool number 5433 or equivalent and tighten center nut to 221 ft. lbs. (300 Nm).
  4.  
  5. Install the four damper bolts and tighten to 26 ft. lbs. (35 Nm).
  6.  
  7. Install the cooling fan and drive belts.
  8.  
  9. Install the splashguard.
  10.  
  11. Lower the vehicle.
  12.  
  13. Connect the negative battery cable.
  14.  

2.3L and 2.4L 5-Cylinder Engines

See Figures 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Raise and safely support the vehicle on jackstands.
  4.  
  5. Remove the nut retaining the fenderwell trim in the uppermost corner and bend the trim back to gain access to the front of the engine.
  6.  
  7. Remove the drive belt.
  8.  
  9. Remove the four vibration damper bolts.
  10.  
  11. Attach Volvo tool number 5433 or equivalent to hold the damper stationary.
  12.  
  13. Remove the center nut from the damper.
  14.  
  15. Remove the damper from the crankshaft.
  16.  

To install:
  1. Install the damper onto the crankshaft.
  2.  
  3. Attach tool number 5433 or equivalent to hold the damper stationary, and tighten the center nut to 133 ft. lbs. (180 Nm).
  4.  
  5. Install the four damper bolts and tighten to 18 ft. lbs. (25 Nm).
  6.  
  7. Install the drive belt.
  8.  
  9. Install the fenderwell trim.
  10.  
  11. Lower the vehicle.
  12.  
  13. Connect the negative battery cable.
  14.  



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Fig. Fig. 1: Remove the nut in the upper left corner of the fenderwell trim ...



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Fig. Fig. 2: ... and bend the trim up to access the crankshaft damper



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Fig. Fig. 3: While using a suitable tool to keep the crankshaft from rotating, remove the damper retaining bolts



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Fig. Fig. 4: Keep the damper from turning while you remove the center nut



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Fig. Fig. 5: Remove the damper from the crankshaft

 
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