2001-05 Acura EL Honda Civic Harmonic Balancer - 1AEHB00157

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This harmonic balancer and belt drive pulley is a new, aftermarket replacement part. This dampener pulley mounts to the front of the engine on the crankshaft, and is used to dampen engine vibration.


  • Type - Double Serpentine Belt
  • Diameter - 7.089"
  • Width - 1.757"
  • Weight - 6.1 lbs
  • Direct bolt on replacement
  • Replaces dealer part number: 13810PLMA01, 90704634000
  • Built to strict quality control standards
  • Fits models with L4 1.7L SOHC engines only

This replacement harmonic balancer is an excellent replacement for your worn or damaged original and has substantial cost savings over a dealer part.

Item Condition: New

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Lifetime Warranty

This item is backed by a Limited Lifetime Warranty. In the event this item should fail due to manufacturing defects during intended use, we will exchange the part free of charge (excludes shipping charges) for the original purchaser.

  1. step : Removing the Wheel (0:42)
    • Loosen the 19mm lug nuts with the vehicle on the ground
    • Raise the vehicle with a floor jack
    • Secure the vehicle on jack stands
    • Remove the lug nuts
    • Pull off the wheel
  2. step : Removing the Power Steering Pulley (1:04)
    • Pry off the push connectors from the inside of the splash shield
    • Loosen the 10mm adjusting bolt
    • Loosen the 12mm adjusting nut near the power steering belt pulley
    • Loosen the 12mm pivot bolt
    • Remove the adjusting bolt
    • Remove the power steering belt
    • Remove the bolts
    • Lift the reservoir and pump up and out
  3. step : Removing the Alternator Belt (2:45)
    • Remove the boot below the wiring harness
    • Remove the 10mm nut holding the battery cable
    • Press the tab and disconnect the alternator wiring harness
    • Loosen the 12mm adjustment locking bolt at the bottom
    • Loosen the 14mm bolt atop the alternator
    • Loosen the adjustment bolt (wing nut) with a pair of pliers
    • Press the alternator down and in
    • Remove the belt
  4. step : Removing the Harmonic Balancer (4:18)
    • Remove the 19mm bolt on the crank pulley with a Honda holding tool, a strap wrench, and extension and breaker bar
    • Remove the pulley from the crankshaft
    • Remove the key stop
  5. step : Installing the Harmonic Balancer (6:05)
    • Insert the key stock into the slot on the crank
    • Align the crank pulley
    • Insert the Honda holder tool and tighten with a 19mm socket
  6. step : Installing the Alternator Belt (6:50)
    • Feed the belt down in around the alternator
    • Re-tension the alternator
    • Insert the power lead and the 10mm power-lead nut into place
    • Insert the power steering pump and reservoir into place
    • Put the upper 12mm bolt into place
    • Insert the tensioner into the pump
    • Hand-tighten the nut to the back of the tensioner
    • Install the tensioner bolt
    • Loosen the tensioner
    • Tighten the 10mm bolt to the bracket
    • Tighten the tensioner
    • There should be about 1/4" of play on the belt
    • Tighten the 12mm nut on the back of the power steering tension bolt
    • Tighten the 12mm nut on the bottom of the power steering pump
    • Reinstall the power steering reservoir
    • Reconnect the battery cable
    • Run the engine for five minutes
    • Check the tension and adjust
    • Tighten the push connectors to the splash shield
  7. step : Reattaching the Wheel (10:00)
    • Slide the wheel into place
    • Start the lug nuts by hand
    • Tighten the 19mm lug nuts preliminarily
    • Lower the vehicle to the ground
    • Tighten the lug nuts to 80 foot-pounds in a crossing or star pattern

Tools needed for replacement:

    General Tools

  • Jack Stands
  • Floor Jack

  • Ratchets & Related

  • Ratchet
  • Torque Wrench
  • Socket Extensions
  • 1/2 Inch Breaker Bar

  • Screwdrivers & Related

  • Flat Blade Screwdriver

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 19mm Socket
  • 10mm Socket
  • 14mm Socket
  • 12mm Socket

  • Specialty Tools

  • Honda Crank Holding Tool

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Year Make Model Description
2001-2005Acura EL Acura EL Harmonic Balancer L4 1.7L SOHC
2001-2005Honda Civic Honda Civic Harmonic Balancer L4 1.7L SOHC
Part #: 1AEHB00157

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