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Can I change the harmonic balancer with engine in the car. Mazda Millennia 2.5

Balancer has failed. looks like I cannot get it out of their without lowering or pulling the engine.

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Front wheel drive? try taking off the passenger front wheel and see if that opens things up a bit. even remove the inner wheel well..usually plastic..hardest part will be using the puller tool and getting the room to do so..look it up in a manual and see(sorry I dont have one here)good luck repost please thnx

Posted on Jan 17, 2013

  • Ray Scattergood Jan 20, 2013

    well I found out that you can but man is it tight. The puller was the most difficult but we made it work.

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SOURCE: harmonic balancer

check the pulley if it wobbles alot replac it. or,
bolt may be comeing loose
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Posted on Dec 13, 2008

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SOURCE: remove harmonic balancer

It has to be pressed off with a harmonic balancer removing tool similar to this http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/Parts-Accessories_Automotive-Tools__HARMONIC-BALANCER-DAMPER-PULLEY-PULLER-REMOVER-TOOL_W0QQitemZ260372587534QQddnZPartsQ20Q26Q20AccessoriesQQadiZ2871QQddiZ2811QQadnZAutomotiveQ20ToolsQQcmdZViewItemQQptZMotors_Automotive_Tools?hash=item260372587534&_trksid=p4506.c0.m245&_trkparms=72%3A1171%7C65%3A12%7C39%3A1%7C240%3A1318
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Posted on Mar 11, 2009

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SOURCE: Remove the harmonic balancer without a puller?

You can try simply wiggling the balancer and see if you get lucky. A few taps with a rubber mallet may convince it to come free. Worst case get the kit. You should not need to remove the radiator. Do make sure that you have the engine blocked so you don't lose your timing mark placement.

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SOURCE: 1993 Geo Prizm Lsi Harmonic Balancer

Yes a harmanic balancer from tha corolla is the same thing. I had to do the same thing with my 95 geo. It works out to be a lot cheaper buying for a toyota than a geo.

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SOURCE: How To Remove the harmonic balancer on a 2001 ram

Here is a link to a 2001 Dodge Ram Factory Service Manual with diagrams and step by step procedures.

Posted on Sep 27, 2009

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