answersLogoWhite

0


Best Answer
Copy

The easiest way and the best way to prevent damage is to remove the tire, splash shield and accessory belts then remove the harmonic balancer bolt using the special holding tool DenLors 648796. The balancer or crank pulley will then slide off fairly easy, then reverse this procedure to install the replacement pulley.

Ok, regardless if you are working on the 1.5 or the 1.6 it's a pain in the you know what. The bolt is on very very tight and requires a special tool for ease that is made just for Honda harmonic balancers It holds the balancer in place while you turn the bolt use a large steel pipe or breaker bar with an IMPACT SHALLOW 6 point socket and break it loose. I've only seen a few impact wrench guns that could turn this over torqued bolt. Just DONT break the bolt.. You will be upset...$$$$$

You first need to lift the car off the ground like your changing the tire(get it on a cherry picker if you can for easier access). Take the tire off, loosen the tensioner on the alternator, and get the belt off. Take a 11/16"ths shallow 1/2" socket and a 14" or larger steel pipe for torque because this bolt is very very tight and can easily break your tool. There are a few impact guns to take it off.

According to my manual you can push a large screw driver in a hole near where the speedo cable connects to the gear box to lock the flywheel. I found I had to remove a small bolt to get the hole large enough to fit the screw driver in. A small piece of casing broke and it became very easy to lock the flywheel. The bolt came undone with a socket and a 30 in bar. I don't think the missing casing is going to make any difference.

User Avatar

Wiki User

โˆ™ 2015-07-15 20:45:42
This answer is:
๐Ÿ™
0
๐Ÿคจ
0
๐Ÿ˜ฎ
0
๐Ÿ˜‚
0
User Avatar

Add your answer:

Earn +5 pts
Q: How do you change the harmonic balancer on a 1992 Honda Civic?
Write your answer...
Submit

Related Questions

Harmonic balancer 1994 Honda Civic?

need more info on what your question is, is it how to remove?


How do you fix a 1993 Honda civic that wont start no power to the distributor and the fuses are not blown?

Check your timing belt, harmonic balancer and the either two or three belts that connect to the harmonic balancer


How do you remove the crank bolt on a 1994 Honda civic?

Use a harmonic balancer holding tool DenLors 648796 to keep the pulley stationary while loosening the bolt.


Does a 1992 Honda Civic harmonic balancer bolt have a forward or reverse thread?

FORWARD. IF YOU ARE HAVING A PROBLEM GETTING IT LOOSE, TRY HEATING IT UP. HONDA PUTS LOCTITE ON THE THREADS. THIS SHOULD HELP.


What direction do you a turn bolt on a harmonic balancer on a 2001 Honda accord to take off?

Counterclockwise.


Why would the harmonic balancer fall off a 1990 Honda accord?

The bolt was incorrectly tensioned.


Where can i find a 1994 honda civic harmonic balancer pulley bolt?

You could find it at the dealer, make sure you use sealant so as oil doesn't leak. while at the dealer find out what the torque spec is.


How do you change the starter on a 1998 Honda Civic?

How do you change the starter on a 1998 Honda Civic ex?


What is the thread pitch of the harmonic balancer retaining bolt on a 98 Honda Accord v6 3litre?

Having E-Mailed Honda Austrlia , and recieved their answer from their technical department I can say that a 1998 Honda Accord V6 3litre harmonic balancer retaining bolt is 16MM x 1.5MM Pitch. i hope this helps. John G W


How do you change the expansion valve on a 2001 Honda Civic?

How do you change the ac expansion valve on a 2001 Honda civic


How do you change the egr on a 89 Honda Civic?

The 1989 Honda Civic is not equipped with an EGR valve.


Change Honda civic hx transmission to manual?

You can change a Honda Civic HX transmission to a manual transmission. It is not an easy job to do.


How do you change the transmission oil in a 1998 Honda Civic DX?

Take it to a Honda Civic garage / mechanic.


How do you change a fuel pump on a 2004 Honda Civic?

how to replace fuel pump on honda civic 2004


Reset 2008 Honda Civic after tire change?

how to reset a tire sensor for a 2008 Honda civic si


How do you change the spark plugs on a 2007 Honda civic si?

gap on sparkplug for 2007 honda civic si


Timing belt on Honda Civic?

timing belt change 2008 civic


How do you replace water pump of 95 Honda Civic ex?

change water pump 95 Honda civic ex


How do you replace the spark plugs on a 2004 Honda Civic EX?

how to change spark plugs in 2004 honda civic lx?


Will windshield from 2000 Honda civic change with 1992 Honda accord?

No. For the most part, Civic and Accord parts are not interchangeable.


How much does it cost to change transmission from manual to automatic in 99 or 00 Honda Civic?

how do i change the interior on the door panel of a 99 Honda civic dx


How do you change the front and rear brake pads on a 2000 Honda Civic Si?

How do you change the front and rear brake pads on a 2000 Honda Civic Si?


What way to you turn the bolt to take off the hormonic balancer on a 1990 Honda Civic?

remove the bolt counter-clockwise and get a puller


How long will it take to change a timing belt and water pump on a 1993 Honda civic?

1 day. The fun part will be getting the cover to seal & removing installing the balancer. you need the right tools for that.


Why is a Honda Civic called a Honda Civic?

cause its a civic that Honda makes