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Looseing antifreeze some where under harmonic balancer there is a guard of some type and its dripping out a hole in the guard ,can not see where its coming from,doesnt do it all the time ,mostley after i turn it off

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Sounds like your water pump is going bad. have you began hearing a strange sound under the hood periodically?

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your problem may also because of the timing belt so check that whether it is in good condition . i think replacing the timimg gear will help you

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CCW , and your going to at least put the new timing belt on and balance to check for compression. you can run an engine without the covers installed or accessories hooked up

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I had the same problem and removed the balancer from the drive shaft this morning. I put the drive shaft back on, and drove the truck around all day, highway, city, stop and go, there were no problems, and the noise was gone, and I had no vibrations at all. So you should be fine if you remove the balancer.

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SOURCE: harmonic balancer problems 96 honda accord

Hello, I dont mean to be the bearer of bad news but I have had three of these cars to do the same exact thing. The harmonic balance loosened up and it wore the end of the crankshaft and the balancer would not tighten up any more. The best option is to replace the crankshaft and balancer. There is not a quick fix fix this. Sorry. Please rate my answer. Thank you.

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If the damper is already lose, cut it off and try driving it. If you notice a vib from the drive shaft, you will have to replace it.

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I assume that you meant to say "harmonic balancer".
The first thing you need to keep in mind when it comes to fluid leaks is that they ALWAYS run downhill. The leak could be originating from several different places depending on WHICH ENGINE your Impala is equipped with. (This is really need-to-know information if you would like help with with your car - especially when we are talking about an engine problem.)
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