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This is easy job, and very difficult at the same time. In general, you just remove the serpentine belt, remove the coil pack if located over the belt for wrench clearance, use a large (approx 15/16 inch I think) socket and breaker bar, remove center bolt, pull off the old balancer, and install new, torque to approx 135 foot-pounds. However..... the old bolt may be seriously overtightened from the factory, and restraining the old balancer from turning takes a HUGE strap wrench. The balancer bolt on my 87 Park Ave took approx 250-300 foot-pounds torque to loosen it. Wow. Forces here can be large, and serious injury can result. You might consider taking to a shop-- this job can get ugly.

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Q: How to install a new harmonic balancer in a 1989 park avenue?
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