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Harmonic balance keyway broke off on crank shaft. Can this be repaired or is the vehicle in need of a new engine?

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    Ned C Cook May 11, 2010

    Are you saying the key groove sides have broken away? Or the key is sheared off with a part of it still in the crank?

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Not if it was only the key but you need to find out why the key broke. if you replace the key you should get a new bolt or at least use some locktight on it. bobg22

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It can be fixed,you will have to use a punch and gouge the rest of the woodruf key out,and replace it with a new one.

Posted on Nov 15, 2009

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