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Harmonic balancer About 3 months ago needed to have my harmonic balancer and serpentine beltreplaced due to a loud clunking noise that was happening at idle orvery slow speeds. I got the balancer used from a scrap yard to save afew bucks. About one month later the noise started again. I don't want to buya new part and have the repair done again just for it to fail again.Did I get a bad part or could something else be causing the balancer tofail? Also, what will eventually happen if I just don't replace it? Thecar runs great, but the noise is a nuisance and embarrassing.

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If the car doesn't shake when you are idling, then I its probably something else. Look at all your pullies and check and see if one of them may just need to be tighten.

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