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How do i remove harmonic balancer on a 1997 toyota tacoma 2.7 liter

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SOURCE: Harmonic balancer bolt direction for loosening??

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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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: Mitsubishi Eclipse Harmonic Balancer 3.0L Removal

There is a panel inside the wheel well that you can take off that gives you perfect access to the harmonic balancer. A special tool is required. i had my dad make one because he has access to whatever he needs at the factory. but you can get them at the dealer. i have no clue how much they cost. I can't see any way of doing it without the special tool. after you get the tool its pretty simple to get off. it takes alot of force to break the bolt loose though. i used the handle off my jack as a cheater bar. hope this helps...

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SOURCE: 1997 dodge stratus harmonic balancer removal

You will need a special puller to remove it off the crank. You should be able to rent a tool from advance auto parts or some other place like that. Remember to remove the main bolt in the center before trying to removing it. Best of luck.

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SOURCE: how to remove starter from 1997 toyota tacoma


On all engines except the 2UZ-FE, the starter is external, mounted in a conventional manner, alongside the engine block. One the 2UZ-FE, however, the starter is mounted in the 'V' of the engine, between the cylinder head banks. The entire intake manifold assembly must be removed to access the starter motor and solenoid. (Toyota calls the solenoid a "magnetic switch.")

Except 2UZ-FE Engine


Fig. Unfasten the starter mounting bolts . . .


Fig. . . . then pull the starter toward the front of the vehicle to remove it (other components removed for clarity)

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2. Remove the nut and disconnect the battery cable from the magnetic switch on the starter motor.
  3. Detach the remaining electrical connections at the starter.
  4. Remove the nuts and/or bolts securing the starter to the bell housing, and then pull the starter toward the front of the vehicle to remove.

To install:
  1. Insert the starter into the bell housing being sure that the starter drive teeth are engaged with the flywheel teeth, NOT jammed against the flywheel.
  2. Tighten the attaching hardware to 29 ft. lbs. (39 Nm) and replace all electrical connections.


Fig. Exploded view of a common starter mounting found on Toyota trucks
  1. Connect the positive battery cable (starter wire) to the starter.
  2. Connect the negative battery cable.

2UZ-FE Engine


Fig. The starter motor on this 2UZ-FE engine is installed under the intake manifold between the cylinder heads, making it a lengthy procedure to perform
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2. Remove the cosmetic/acoustic engine cover.
  3. Disconnect the accelerator cable and intake air connector.
  4. Remove the intake manifold assembly. For additional information, please refer to the following topic(s): Engine Mechanical, Intake Manifold.
  5. Remove the two bolts holding the starter motor to the engine block and lift the starter away from the block.
  6. Detach the electrical connectors from the starter and remove the starter from the vehicle.

To install:
  1. Installation is the reverse of the removal procedure. Make sure all electrical connections are tight and that the harness is secure.
  2. Install the starter and torque the two bolts to 29 ft. lbs. (39 Nm).
  3. Install the intake manifold.
  4. Connect the negative battery cable.

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