Help determining what a party is.

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  1. hpatt003

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    We have a 2013 prius c. If you are just regular... Nothing fancy.

    My husband SWEARS he hears a noise from the engine bay passenger side. He was I can't hear it at all.

    He has narrowed it down to an approx 6 inch black spinny thing about halfway down the engine, it looks like a pulley that would hold a belt but it's my understanding there are no belts on the prius c.

    Can anyone tell me what this spinny thing is?
     
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    engine harmonic balancer pulley wheel

    keeps weight balanced to not vibrate engine
     
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    What does any of that have to do with a "party" ?

    The harmonic balancer usually is just bolted on ......and the bolts can come loose.
    Of course, the noise could really be coming from something else nearby.
     
  4. JimboPalmer

    JimboPalmer Tsar of all the Rushers

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    Welcome to PriusChat!

    Does it look like this? It is a harmonic balancer for a Prius c.

    [​IMG]

    I assume the y is a typo.
     
  5. ETC(SS)

    ETC(SS) The OTHER One Percenter.....

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    @hpatt003 .......you can edit the title of your thread, IIRC.

    OTOH....it IS n interesting thread title.


    Good Luck!
     
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    JimboPalmer Tsar of all the Rushers

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    I came into the thread thinking minor political party, but this week it really could be an introvert's party, where no one attends, we just make up excuses about why we missed it.
     
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    maybe the hvac fan
     
  8. hpatt003

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    Haha thank you for the replies. The thread title was a typo.. I have tried to edit it but don't have that option. Likely because I'm new to the board.
     
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    I think that's a "Party On Garth" or it could be a "Party On Wayne".
     
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    Yes that's the part!
     
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    eureka! you can get one at a toyota dealer
     
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