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  1. Belt tensioner or harmonic balancer?

    2005-2010 V6 Mustang Tech
    I'm getting that squeak from the serpentine belt and an assuming it's a bad spring in the tensioner but after watching some youtubes it could be the harmonic balancer? Also, the belt is only a few months old and seems to have some slack, & kinda' wavers a bit as it comes up from the tensioner to...
  2. Serpentine Belt/Harmonic Balancer

    2005-2010 V6 Mustang Tech
    Hi guys. I apologize in advance for my lack of mechanical knowledge... A little over a week ago I took my 2006 v6 Mustang into the shop because belt was squealing. They replaced the serpentine belt and tensioner pulley. A week later the belt pops off on the freeway because the harmonic balancer...
  3. Bad Harmonic Balancer Symptoms?

    2005-2010 V6 Mustang Tech
    Hello all, Can anyone please explain how you can tell if your harmonic balancer is going bad? I have an '07 v6 automatic and I assume that I have a stock HB. At certain rpms, mostly low, there is a noticeable resonance, for lack of another term. It is not exactly a vibration. There is an...
  4. Replacing Harmonic Balancer

    V6 Tech
    Hi guys, I have a 2002 v6 and it has been shaking badly in neutral and also when I'm just driving around town or on the highway. After a bit of research I think it's related to the harmonic balancer. My first question is can you give me some thoughts on double checking it's bad? Second, if...
  5. Replacing Engine Damper

    Classic Tech
    I have a 1968 302 V8. I am rebuilding it and looking to replace the engine damper. Will I be able to use this one? Mustang Crankshaft Damper 3-Bolt 302 1968 | CJ Pony Parts
  6. Introduction and like everyone else the problem

    Introductions
    I am 45 , widowed, live in Florida, work as an industrial mechanic,have 2 kids I need to get away from from time to time. I have restored to some degree several cars but I am rusty and need help getting my brain outa first gear. I have a 1965 mustang coupe with a straight 6 single barrel. I am...
  7. Wierd grinding noise in front of the engine.

    Introductions
    I installed a new harmonic balancer and the water pump about a year ago and they seem to be working properly. However, it rained about two or three days ago and since then the harmonic pulley began to squeal. I sprayed some lubricant and it helped, but, if I let the car sit for a while and...
  8. Harmonic Balancer Options

    5.0L Tech
    I have a 5.0 HO from a 94 GT in my 66 coupe. It's basically a stock engine with a carb making around stock horsepower. I want to avoid the 2 piece balancers with the rubber seal in them. What should I get? I was planning to get this Summit Racing SUM-163302 - Summit Racing® OEM Harmonic...
  9. Harmonic Balancer removal and replacement

    2005-2010 V6 Mustang Tech
    Does anybody have instrucion, or specs for removing and replacing the harmoic balancer for a 2006 Mustang V6?
  10. Quick Question - harmonic balancer

    Classic Tech
    hey guys, 1966 coupe with a 289 v8... im getting the engine back from the machine shop tomorrow and had a quick question.. once i get the cam and crank in, install the timing gears so that their marks are lined up and then put the timing cover on, is there a certain position the crank should...
  11. Crank Shaft Pully Wobbles and Misfire???

    4.6L Tech
    Hey guys, I have put posts up before about my misfire issues, but when I was troubleshooting that I think I found another problem that might be related but I need some input. My 2004 mustang GT have been misfiring for some time now, it happens when driving at a steady RPM but usually has to...
  12. 2005 mustang needs crankshaft pulley, harmonic balancer. Please Help !

    2005-2010 V6 Mustang Tech
    my car is making the loud chirping noise that I understand is from the harmonic balancer (not sure what that part does).... someone looked at the pulleys and saw that my crankshaft pulley seemed to be warped and the belt is slipping... [ how does that happen?] for said that I shouldn't...
  13. 2005 v6 Harmonic Balancer Removal?? How

    2005-2010 V6 Mustang Tech
    Hey all, I got the center bolt out but I cant seem to get my balancer removal tool to fit on this balancer. there are only 2 holes that dont appear to be threaded?? Do I need a special tool to remove this balancer?? Thx Eric
  14. 98 Mustang GT Auto: REMOVE CRANK PULLEY

    4.6L Tech
    I have an automatic and I just can't break that #[email protected]&* crank pulley bolt with my breaker bar!!!! i dont have an air gun, darn it. Anyone have other ideas or where else can i put the screwdriver to hold the pulley?? got pics???
  15. timing, not sure if its reading right or not, s/c app.

    5.0L Tech
    i am not sure if i am having timing issues with my car or if it is ignition problems as being to weak, I have a fully built motor, with a compression ratio around 11.5 to 12. I have my timing set at 12 to 13 degrees, i run 93 octane and it does not knock. i have been hearing from everyone that...
  16. 1991 Mustang Lx 2.3L Whats with these "harmonic balancers"? Need Help Bad!!!

    2.3L Tech
    1991 Mustang Lx 2.3L Whats with these "harmonic balancers"? Need Help Bad!!! So I've been working on my 1991 Mustang LX 2.3L just a little restoration, learn as you go, project. Well, I've replaced the belts. The tensioners, and the tensioner pulleys on both sides, and those belts still like to...
  17. 1988 Mustang 5.0 timing issue / popping spitting

    5.0L Tech
    Ok, I have a weird one (for me anyway). First, the car: 1988 GT convertible, 5 speed. 121k miles. I do not know the history of the car/engine, however it appears to be stock, mostly original! Now, for the problem: I do have an idle problem, and also an ignition problem. First the idle...
  18. Engine Vibration at 1k RPM on a 94 V6. How to tell if it is the Harmonic Balancer?

    V6 Tech
    Hi I have a 94 V6 Mustang with an engine vibration at around 1k rpm. The vibration occurs in neutral or drive. Other members have kindly offered advice and suggested it could be the Harmonic Balancer. What is the best way of checking to see if this is the problem? Any help or advice would...
  19. Harmonic balancer/crankshaft trouble, 1998 Mustang V6

    V6 Tech
    i got in an accident a few weeks ago and i want to repair my mustang. i kinda hit a mailbox it happened to be brick. My whole front end is gone but im already fixing that, my main problem is my crankshaft pulley bent and apprently my harmonic balancer broke too. i was told by a bunch of people i...
  20. 1966 Mustang Harmonic Balancer will NOT come off

    Classic Tech
    Trying to replace the harmonic balancer on a 6 cylinder, automatic. The rubber was completely gone so when i took the bolt and fan pulley off the outer edge of the balancer fell to the garage floor with quite a clatter. I rented a puller but have had absolutley no luck getting that thing off. I...
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