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Jeep belt misalignment resulting in noise

 

The 4.0L engines found in the Cherokee and Grand Cherokee have an inherent failure of the harmonic balancer usually at higher mileage and/or vehicles equipped with automatic transmissions; due to leaking transmission cooler line. This “failure” is the result of a separation between the inner and outer sections of the balancer assembly resulting in a clearly visible misalignment and belt noise issue.

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Jeep belt misalignment resulting in noise

 

The 4.0L engines found in the Cherokee and Grand Cherokee have an inherent failure of the harmonic balancer usually at higher mileage and/or vehicles equipped with automatic transmissions; due to leaking transmission cooler line. This “failure” is the result of a separation between the inner and outer sections of the balancer assembly resulting in a clearly visible misalignment and belt noise issue.

 

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