Removing the harmonic balancer on my 2006 Ford


Asked by Aug 05, 2016 at 09:32 PM about the 2006 Ford Explorer XLT V6

Question type: General

Removing the harmonic balancer on my 2006 Ford Explorer unable to get the balancer to move off the crank shaft with my puller  any suggestions.

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REALLY? Your 2006 Ford Explorer has a bad harmonic balancer, this is an awfully big failure for a car this new?


YES, my suggestion is have it fixed and SELL it... In case you were not aware,. lightening ALWAYS STRIKES twice in the same place.... I don't think these vehicles have strong transmissions... See this,.


Place the puller back on and place under tension. Spray fitting with penetrating oil and let sit for a while. Apply more tension to the puller and tap on the pulley with a hammer. It should begin to move. Do not use a torch on the pulley in an attempt. Impact wrench/gun with impact socket as a last resort.

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