A month has rolled by, and the noise has worsened. It also flung the rubber out of the balancer.
My soul dies a little every day, but the car keeps rolling.
To save myself, I am looking to get it repaired.
Rockauto offers the following prospects that I will likely use:
More Information for DORMAN 594034
Now, it sounds like the job is relatively straight forward. You pop the belt off, you remove the bolt, you slap the puller on, yank the old one off, you put the new one on, then lock down the bolt.
Sure, it sounds good on paper, and I know it will take an act of brute force to get the bolt out, but I am curious how effective a 1/2" impact gun would be in this situation? Or do I need to borrow a 24" breaker bar, and phone a friend? Also, is there another tool needed to mount the balancer? Or just bolt it down?
Is there anything else in the area that should be looked at while down there?