Date: Wed, 06 Sep 2000 02:19:38 GMT
From: Julian Sweet <>
Subject: Re: Crankshaft pulley!

I just had my harmonic balancer replaced because it was making noise -- the mechanic said it had actually cracked. Is there anyway this may be due to mistreatment (valet) or was it just wear n' tear? On Fri, 21 Jul 2000 17:42:10 GMT, bradford <> wrote: >hey man, i am pretty sure its your cranlsaft pulley..i lost my idler >pulley replaced it and the noise was still there..squeeling..drove it >for awhile and it caused another pulleys bearing to go turned >out my crankshaft pulley was so close to going..around 150$ to > can u leave u stranded and fucked...i drove my car for >about 4-5months with a bad crankshaft pulley...guy siad if i drove just >150 more miles i would have been was ever so glad my ABS >computer went out!!! > >brad >88 9000T (196,000)mofo can kick some ass > >In article <CYtd5.1265$>, > "Ask The MasterTech" <> wrote: >> Hi, >> The Crankpulley can be tested by placing a white chalk mark down the >top and >> outside of the pulley all the way to the center bolt. After hearing >the >> noise check to see if the chalk marks on the bolt and pulley still >line up. >> If they do the pulley is OK, If they don't the pulley is twisting >when you >> hear the noise. You can find the pulley at our site as well. >Hopefully this >> will help! TW <> wrote in message >> news:8l1ltk$mus$ >> > I have been hearing belt noise for sometime and was having a problem >> telling >> > which one it was (87 900 turbo SPG). >> > Two days ago the idler pulley sheared off, it runs on the same belt >for >> the >> > crankshaft and the power steering pump.I know I have heard about >replacing >> > crank pulleys before in this NG and I am still hearing the same >belt noise >> > after replacing the idler pulley and am wondering if I am just >putting a >> > band-aid on things and if I should replace the crank pulley. >> > I am not aware of what may happen if I dont! >> > Any input is appreciated as I suspect the pulley is DEALER only and >> probably >> > $$$$$,but I dont want to damage anything! >> > TIA -Jim >> > HAMMERSPGnopsamAIL.COM >> > >> > >> >> > > >Sent via >Before you buy.

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