The harmonic balancer on your Mustang 5.0-liter engine serves three different purposes. It is used for setting the ignition timing for the engine, it provides the rotational force to turn the accessory drive belts and it helps to balance the crankshaft. The harmonic dampener can wear out over time, making replacement of this part necessary. With the right tools, you can do this in about an hour.
Things You’ll Need
Ratchet, Chalk, Socket set, Bar-type dampener puller, New dampener, Torque wrench