Balance Shaft Belt

Balance Shaft Belt

The rubber balance shaft belt is what allows your crankshaft to spin the balance shaft. It connects the shaft to the crankshaft with the help of a belt tensioner to ensure the right tension.

Signs of a failed balance shaft belt

  • Higher than normal noise level from the timing belt area
  • Increased engine vibration

Balance shaft belt maintenance guide

  • Make it a rule to replace the balance shaft belt at the same time with your timing belt