Your Buick dealership isn't the only place to buy the best replacement parts for your Riviera. When your Buick Riviera left the factory, it was destined for a driver who values a trusted name in their automobile. Car aficionados know that value is built into each Buick, and know that only top quality replacement Riviera parts will suffice when your car or truck needs fixing. Anyone who owns a Buick knows that when it comes to fixing their automobile only the highest quality replacement parts will do.
The problem with your internal combustion engine is that enough vibrations are being produced to shake the whole thing apart. The harmonic balancer is bolted to the front of your crankshaft, and it fixes this problem. The harmonic balancer is synonymous with your crankshaft pulley; absorbing vibrations while also connecting to all the accessories in your Buick Riviera engine via a system of drive belts. Since these accessories require the centrifugal force of the crankshaft to power them but would be severely harmed if the vibrations were transferred through the belts, the rubber membrane inside your Buick Riviera harmonic balancer absorbs the vibration so none of the other accessory pulleys get shaken to bits.
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The purpose of an harmonic balancer is to absorb crankshaft vibrations. Harmonic balancers are typically constructed in three pieces. The first piece is often called a hub. It bolts to directly to the crankshaft. The hub is surrounded by rubber or fluid which dampens crankshaft vibrations. The outside layer is metal which has grooves on it for the belt. Over time the rubber and/or fluid layer deteriorate causing the outer pulley to shift forward. This causes belt miss alignment and can.. (more)