Sunday, March 11, 2012

How to Replace Crankshaft Damper On 2007 Ford Taurus?

The instructions are similar for 2006 and 2007 ford Taurus Car models.


Crankshaft Damper (Balancer)
REMOVAL & INSTALLATION

Details are as follows :----


3.0L (VIN S) Engine
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2. Raise the vehicle and support it with jackstands.
  3. Remove the right hand wheel assembly.
  4. Remove the right hand splash shield from the front fender apron to access the crankshaft pulley.
  5. Remove the accessory drive belt.
    CAUTION
    Rotating the crankshaft in a counterclockwise direction may cause the timing chains to bind, which would cause engine damage.
  6. Install a flywheel holding tool T96P-6375-A or its equivalent to the transaxle case and engage the flywheel.
    NOTE
    The crankshaft drive pulley uses left hand threading. Rotate the pulley clockwise to remove.
  7. Remove the crankshaft pulley bracket retaining nuts from the engine front cover.
  8. Remove the crankshaft pulley and bracket.
  9. Remove the flywheel holding tool.
    NOTE
    The crankshaft damper bolt is a right hand thread.
  10. Remove the damper retaining bolt and washer.
  11. Using front damper removal tool T58P-6316-D or its equivalent, remove the damper from the crankshaft.
To install:
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Fig. Crankshaft pulley mounting-3.0L (VIN S) engine


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Fig. Use a suitable crankshaft damper removal tool such as the one illustrated to remove the damper-3.0L (VIN S) engine
  1. Prior to applying sealer, clean the sealing surfaces using a clean shop towel and metal surface cleaner F4AZ-19A536-RA or its equivalent to remove all residues that would interfere with the sealers ability to adhere.
  2. Inspect the crankshaft damper and the seal for signs of damage and repair as necessary.
  3. Apply a suitable silicone sealant to the front of the crankshaft on the inside diameter surface of the pulley at the key-way.
  4. Using damper and seal replacer tool T74P-6316-B or its equivalent, Install the damper onto the crankshaft.
  5. Install the damper retaining bolt and washer. Tighten the bolt as follows:

    Tighten the bolt to 88 ft. lbs. (120 Nm)
    Loosen the bolt a minimum of one full turn.
    Tighten the bolt to 35-39 ft. lbs. (47-53 Nm)
    Rotate the bolt an additional 85-90 degrees
  6. Install the flywheel holding tool T96P-6375-A or its equivalent to the transaxle case and engage the flywheel.
  7. Place the crankshaft pulley in position and install the four bolts. Tighten the crankshaft pulley into the damper counterclockwise to 70-77 ft. lbs. (95-105 Nm). Tighten the bracket retaining nuts to 15-22 ft. lbs. (20-30 Nm).
  8. Remove the flywheel holding tool.
  9. Install the accessory drive belt.
  10. Install the right hand splash shield.
  11. Install the right hand wheel assembly and lower the vehicle.
  12. Connect the negative batter cable.
  13. Start the vehicle and check for leaks.
3.0L (VIN U, 2) Engine
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2. Remove the accessory drive belt.
  3. Raise the vehicle and support it with jackstands.
  4. Remove the right hand wheel assembly.
  5. Unfasten the four crankshaft pulley-to-damper retaining bolts and remove the pulley.
  6. Remove the crankshaft damper retaining bolt and washer.
    NOTE
    Use caution when removing the damper so as not to damage the damper or create burrs.
  7. Using crankshaft damper removal tool T58P-6316-D and vibration damper T82L-6316-B or their equivalents, remove the damper from the crankshaft.
    CAUTION
    Use care when removing the damper not to damage the engine front cover or the Crankshaft Position (CKP) sensor.
To install:
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Fig. The crankshaft damper is attached to the crankshaft through an opening in the front cover and is retained by a bolt and washer-3.0L (VIN U, 2) engine


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Fig. Remove the crankshaft pulley from the damper


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Fig. Loosen the crankshaft damper retaining bolt and . . .


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Fig. . . . remove the retaining bolt from the damper


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Fig. Install a suitable puller onto the damper


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Fig. Tighten the forcing screw on the puller and . . .


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Fig. . . . remove the damper from the engine


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Fig. If necessary, remove the front crank seal with a suitable puller and replace the seal


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Fig. Apply a suitable sealant to the key-way of the crankshaft damper
  1. Inspect the crankshaft damper and the seal for signs of damage and repair as necessary.
  2. Coat the crankshaft damper sealing surface with clean engine oil.
  3. Apply a suitable sealant to the crankshaft damper key-way.
  4. Using damper and seal replace r tool T82L-6316-A or its equivalent, Install the damper onto the crankshaft.
  5. Install the damper retaining bolt and washer. Tighten the bolt to 93-121 ft. lbs. (125-165 Nm).
  6. Place the crankshaft pulley in position and install the four bolts. Tighten the bolts to 30-40 ft. lbs. (40-55 Nm)
  7. Install the right hand wheel assembly and lower the vehicle.
  8. Install the accessory drive belt.
  9. Connect the negative batter cable.
  10. Start the vehicle and check for leaks.


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