Harmonic Balancer Kit, with Starter Locking Tool (Single A/C) (T1N)
Do you see cracks in the rubber around your crankshaft pulley? Has the outer ring of the pulley started to come loose? Are you just concerned and want to do some preventative maintenance? This kit has you covered.
Included in the kit:
- 1 Corteco Crankshaft Pulley/Harmonic Balancer
- 1 Corteco Front Main Seal
- 1 MB Crankshaft Bolt
- 1 MB Crankshaft Washer
- 1 MB Crankshaft Woodruff Key
- 1 Mercedes Specific Flywheel Locking Tool (INSERTS INTO STARTER HOLE, Starter will need to be removed to use this tool)
This Kit works for all T1N Sprinters, years 2002-2006, engines OM611, OM612, and OM647, with SINGLE A/C.
“Harmonic Balancer Kit” by Million Mile Sprinter
The first thing you need to do is identify the opening just behind the oil pan. Originally, there would've been a plastic/rubber cover here. It's long fallen off on most vans, so the large opening should stand out. You can see this in Pic A.
In Pic B, I'm showing a close up of this area shown in Pic A. In light blue, I've circled the smaller gears that the flywheel locking tool locks into. in red, I've circled the two LONG E10 bolts you'll need to remove to hold the locking tool in place. You'll have to get creative here. I was able to reach around the backside of the cross member to insert the flywheel locking tool.
You'll need the teeth pointing UP so the tool locks into the small gears pointing down highlighted in light blue on Pic B. In Pic C, I show you how the tool looks once it's installed. On the right side of the picture is where the notched hole goes. I recommend attempting to insert the tool with the left side bolt through the full circle but not tightened all the way yet. Once you get the notched side of the tool oriented around the right side bolt, you should be able to move the tool and feel it "connect" with the flywheel. You shouldn't have to force anything either, all of this went on very easy for me and I was able to finger tighten the two bolts to take the pictures.
To actually remove the Crankshaft, you will want to tighten those bolts but do not tighten them down until you're sure the tool is in right! And don't forget to remove the tool either before you start the van! Keep the tool on until the new Crankshaft is torqued to spec.