Before you ask, no it doesn’t have anything to do with the harmonica. It also doesn’t have anything to do with music, unless of course you’re talking about the music and the tune of a happy vehicle. In this blog post we go over what a harmonic balancer is, what a harmonic balancer does, and who invented the harmonic balancer. <br><br>So let’s get started.
First of all, what is a harmonic balancer and what does it do?
If you’ve ever looked inside the engine when it’s running, then you can just imagine there’s a lot of power running through all those engine parts. Cylinders fire, pistons move up and down and a lot of torque (force due to rotation) turns the crankshaft which along with the power of your engine and the phenomenon of rotational movement eventually moves your car.