Balancer Shaft


Risk Warning

The primary risk of driving a Volkswagen car with a Balancer Shaft problem is that it can cause severe engine damage. This is because the balancer shaft is an important component of the engine that helps maintain balance and reduces vibration. If the balancer shaft is damaged or malfunctioning, the entire engine can become out of balance, which can cause excessive vibration and strain on components. This can lead to component failure, leading to costly repairs or even engine replacement.

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Are you experiencing any odd vibrations from your car engine? If so, you may need to have your balancer shaft replaced at Volks Maniac Garage in Shah Alam. Balancer shafts are an important part of the engine and need to be regularly maintained and serviced. If left unchecked, the vibrations can cause serious damage to the engine, which could result in costly repairs.


What is a balancer shaft?

A balancer shaft is a component of an engine that helps reduce vibrations from the engine and keeps it running smoothly. It achieves this by using two shafts spinning in opposite directions, which cancels out the vibrations.

What symptoms indicate my Volkswagen's balancer shaft needs repair?

If you notice a knocking or rattling sound coming from the engine, especially while idling, it could indicate that your Volkswagen’s balancer shaft needs repair. You may also notice a decrease in engine performance or fuel efficiency.

What could cause a balancer shaft to break?

A balancer shaft can break due to wear and tear from normal use or friction from other moving parts in the engine. It can also break if it is forced to move too rapidly, or if the engine has not been well maintained.

How much does it cost to repair a balancer shaft on a Volkswagen?

The cost of repairing a balancer shaft on a Volkswagen varies depending on the specifics of the repair needed. In general, you can expect the repair to cost between RM500-RM1000.

Is it safe to drive my Volkswagen with a broken balancer shaft?

It is not safe to drive your Volkswagen with a broken balancer shaft as the broken part can cause severe damage to the engine. It is best to get your Volkswagen serviced as soon as possible to prevent further damage and to ensure your safety on the road.

What is the average time to repair a balancer shaft?

It usually takes around 3-4 hours to repair a balancer shaft.