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Breaking a 6.2 crank

Discussion in '1982-Present GM Diesel' started by cegusman, Apr 7, 2003.

  1. cegusman

    cegusman 3/4 ton status

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    What causes the crank to break? Is there anything you could do to prevent it?
     
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    From what I understand it's usually a bad balancer that causes crank breakage.

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  3. cegusman

    cegusman 3/4 ton status

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    Where is the balancer located? How would you know if is bad?
     
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    It's located on the front side of the block and has the lower belt pulley bolted to it. It also has your timing mark on it /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     

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