Auto Parts Search
Honda Odyssey Engine >> TIGHT DRIVE BELTS CAUSE CRANKSHAFT DAMAGE
Tight Drive Belts Cause Crankshaft Damage On
1992-94 Honda 1.5L Engines
The AERA Technical Committee advises members of an installation procedure on Honda 1.5L engines that may cause damage to the crankshaft. Subsequent to most engine repairs that may be done, one of the final procedures required is the installation of the accessory drive belts.
If an accessory drive belt is overtightened, excessive side loading will result on the crankshaft pulley bolt causing it to loosen or break. Side loading can also cause main bearing damage and wear in the crankshaft keyway.
Honda indicates the most accurate method of adjusting their serpentine drive belts is to use a torque wrench. First, with the idler pulley nut finger tight, rotate the engine in the direction of rotation two complete turns. Then, torque the belt adjusting screw to 40 in. lbs. (see figure 1). Finally, torque the idler pulley nut
to 35 ft. lbs.
The crankshaft pulley bolt mounting torque is equally as important at installation and should not exceed 83 ft. lbs. Be sure to lubricate lightly with engine oil the underside of the bolt flange and bottom threads only, as indicated in figure 2 below.
The AERA Technical Committee
Looking for replacement Honda Odyssey engines? Visit our online Rebuilt Engines Store. Need to fix your Honda Odyssey engine? Access here the comprehensive online repair guide for your Honda Odyssey engine. Click Here to find a used Honda Odyssey engine.
Shop online for auto body parts, engines, wheels, lights...
|2008 Honda Odyssey Fender, Front, Driver Side.||$23.86|
|2006 Honda Odyssey Wiper Blade, Front, Driver Or Passenger Side, Rear, 22 in. length, Includes universal plastic adapters and easy to follow installation instructions; This new generation flat blade provides improved wiping capabilities in rain and freezing weather, long lasting durability, an easy to service design using a rubber insert that requires no special tools or high cost items to replace, and a clean appearance from inside the vehicle with the wiper profile neatly conforming to the base of the windshield; Backed by 1-year, unlimited-mileage warranty..||$5.00|
|2013 Honda Odyssey Driver Side Halogen Head Light Assembly, Driver Side Halogen Head Light Assembly, , .||$93.50|
|2002 Honda Odyssey EX V6, 3.5 L, 3475 CC Rebuilt Engine, Warranty: 3-Year/100,000 Mile, .||Ad Hoc|
|2011 Honda Odyssey Used Bumper Cover, Front, COVER ONLY, W/PARKING, Good.||$248.00|
|2005 Honda Odyssey Used Ignition Switch W/Key, NO DESCRIPTION, Very Good.||$85.00|
Help me find
Search DIY repair manuals by VIN...
Need To Fix Your Car or Truck?
Try Our Repair Service Finder
Help me find