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