Harmonic balancer removal

Tiny
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  • 2004 FORD EXPLORER
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I have tried all of the usual ways, breaker bar impact ect. Without luck help please. I have taken off the fan the housings, the brackets the actual harmonic balancer flew off the truck on its own leaving the center piece behind have tried a breaker bar and an impact wrench and a lot of muscle and alot of person help but still can't get it to break loose please help thank you.
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Thursday, October 4th, 2012 AT 2:13 PM

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Tiny
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You may need a 3/4 impact to break it loose. it is tight

This video will show you how

https://youtu.be/EuOF5mGimho

and

https://youtu.be/NZIMNkLxCMA

Please run down these guides and report back.
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Thursday, October 4th, 2012 AT 2:19 PM
Tiny
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What bolt size needed to mount the harmonic balance puller on a 2004 Ford Explorer xlt with a 4.0 v-6?
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Monday, December 2nd, 2019 AT 2:29 PM (Merged)
Tiny
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It should be 13/16 or 20 mm

Please let us know if you need anything else to get the problem fixed.

Cheers
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Monday, December 2nd, 2019 AT 2:29 PM (Merged)
Tiny
SHANE7676
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Putting timing chain in, stuck at getting harmonic balancer off and I need bolt thread size for puller bolts that thread into bolt holes on the harmonic balancer.
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Monday, December 2nd, 2019 AT 2:29 PM (Merged)
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I do not know the thread size, but you can rent the puller kit from auto zone for free with a refundable deposit when you bring the tool back.
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