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Can I change the harmonic balancer (crankshaft pulley) without special tools? It is wobbling pretty bad and causing very loud belt squeak.

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Yes just loosen your power steering pump to get the belts loose then get an air gun or figure out a wawy to keep the pulley still and it will come right off

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    Fig. Splash shield removal-2.5L engine

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    Fig. Crank damper and bolt- 2.5L engine

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  9. Sensor and pedestal from block face.
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  1. Loosely install the crankshaft sensor on the pedestal.
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  2. Foreign object deflector.
  3. Electrical connector.
  4. Inner fender shield.
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  6. Lower the vehicle.
  7. Serpentine belt.

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