Your Oldsmobile dealership isn't the only place to buy trusted repair parts to fix your 98. It's not a regular occurrence that you find yourself in need of a replacement Harmonic Balancer for your car or truck. Car aficionados know that good looks is built into each Oldsmobile, and know that only the highest quality replacement 98 parts will suffice when repairs are needed. Oldsmobile car, truck, or SUV enthusiasts have grown accustomed to a certain level of reliability when driving their 98 around town.
You may not know it, but inside your engine there is a cacophony of vibration. 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 Oldsmobile 98 engine via a system of drive belts. Since these accessories wouldn't function as well if engine vibrations were transferred through the belts but still require the rotational force of the crankshaft to power them, the rubber membrane inside your Oldsmobile 98 harmonic balancer absorbs the vibration so the crank pulley operates smoothly.
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Vehicle Install Locations: Front
For single serpentine belt (does not fit supercharged models).
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)