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How much does Crankshaft Harmonic Balancer Replacement cost?

It depends on the type of car you drive and the auto repair shop you go to. Our mechanics are mobile, which means they don't have the overhead that repair shops have. They provide you convenience by coming to your home or office.

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2003 Nissan Xterra $209 $139.21 $70.00 15% $246.71
2003 Volvo S80 $370 $299.99 $70.00 9% $407.49
2004 Nissan Frontier $310 $239.98 $70.00 10% $347.48
2006 Nissan Titan $476 $286.78 $189.00 17% $577.03
2004 Mitsubishi Montero $238 $167.98 $70.00 13% $275.48
2009 Mini Cooper $448 $286.80 $161.00 16% $534.05
2013 Mercedes-Benz GL450 $484 $386.38 $98.00 9% $536.88
2013 Lexus LX570 $527 $400.78 $126.00 11% $594.28
2003 Audi S6 $427 $209.98 $217.00 21% $543.23
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Crankshaft Harmonic Balancer Replacement Service

What is the Crankshaft Harmonic Balancer all about?

The harmonic balancer (also called “crank pulley damper”), connected to the crankshaft of an engine, reduces engine vibration and serves as a pulley for the drive belts. The balancer or “damper” is composed of two elements: a mass and an energy-dissipating element. The mass resists the acceleration of the vibration and the energy dissipating (rubber) element absorbs the vibrations. When the balancer fails, it is usually due to heat, salt, and or ozone deterioration of the rubber. General wear, tear, and stress on the rubber is also a factor.

Keep in mind:

Usually a problem with the harmonic balancer means that it needs to be replaced. However, sometimes the rubber insert that sits between the center and the outside of the pulley is all that is damaged. It is also possible for the bolt that holds the balancer in place to become loose, which can cause problems even if the pulley isn’t damaged.

How it's done:

  • Inspect the harmonic balancer.
  • Remove drive belts and balancer.
  • Inspect condition of crankshaft front seal.
  • Replace the harmonic balancer.
  • Reinstall drive belts.
  • Start car and check for proper operation.

Our recommendation:

Harmonic balancers aren’t a part of most standard inspections, so keep your eye out for warning signs. If you notice excess vibration or noise from the engine, then your balancer may be damaged, and you need to schedule an inspection.

What common symptoms indicate you may need to replace the Crankshaft Harmonic Balancer?

  • Vibration from engine.
  • Loud, abnormal engine noise, which increases with acceleration.

How important is this service?

The crankshaft harmonic balancer is connected to the crankshaft, and absorbs many of the vibrations that the engine creates. The engine creates a large amount of force that is delivered to the crankshaft, which transfers the power to the transmission. The harmonic balancer is responsible for absorbing some of the engine-created force so that the crankshaft doesn’t receive it all. When the harmonic balancer fails, the crankshaft receives all of the engine’s vibrations, and is susceptible to serious damage.

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Tyrone

7 years of experience
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Tyrone
7 years of experience
After frequent trips(in the past) to a local garage, which in retrospect had cost me much more than it should have along with misdiagnosed repairs, I will now use YourMechanic from now on. Tyrone was especially professional, knowledgable and helpful for all of which I am grateful.
2004 HYUNDAI SANTA FE - CRANKSHAFT HARMONIC BALANCER - SPRINGFIELD, VIRGINIA

Patrick

29 years of experience
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Patrick
29 years of experience
Awesome job. On time, was even a few minutes early and finished quickly. Would definitely book with Patrick again.
2005 CHEVROLET IMPALA - CRANKSHAFT HARMONIC BALANCER - BUDA, TEXAS

Rocco

18 years of experience
303 reviews
Rocco
18 years of experience
Rocco was prompt and a stand up guy. He went above and beyond to get my car running. I highly recommend him.
1995 HONDA CIVIC - CRANKSHAFT HARMONIC BALANCER - ANAHEIM, CALIFORNIA

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