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How to Replace an Engine Mount
The engine mounts keep the motor in place. They need to be replaced if there is excessive vibration, impact noises under the hood, or engine movement.
Symptoms of a Bad or Failing Engine Mount
Common signs include impact noises, excessive vibrations, and engine movement.
How Long Does an Engine Mount Last?
Your car needs its engine in order to run properly, and with that said it needs to be placed in your vehicle in the exact right position. All kinds of parts/components are...
How Long Do Engine Motor Mounts Last?
Car motor mounts secure the engine to the chassis to absorb vibrations and keep the engine in place. Motor mounts last a long time, but they can fail.
How to Buy a Good Quality Engine Mount
Engine mounts, also called motor mounts, are crucial to your vehicle’s proper functioning; providing a strong grip upon the engine is part of what makes the vehicle function as the damage that...

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Pulled motor and put in a newer motor but can't get motor mounts to line up ?
The first thing to do is to compare the motor mounts on old and new motor to make sure they are the same on each motor and swap them if they are not the same.
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Where is the transmission mount of the 1998 Toyota Camry located?
The mount is beneath the transaxle on the driver side. The Toyota OEM mount is recommended if you desire to replace this part. If you need help with this, please request engine/transaxle mount replacement and the responding certified mechanic will...
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Replacement time interval for changing engine mounts or automatic transmission mounts for 2009 Nissan Versa Hatchback
Hello - there is no prescribed maintenance interval for engine/transmission mounts for most any passenger vehicle. The length of time engine/transmission mounts will hold up is directly related to how briskly you accelerate, how smoothly your engine runs, and so...
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When i drive over a dip in the road theres a vibration/grinding in the pedal and car.also when car leans right it does.
A possibility is the motor/transaxle mounts are worn or sagging and that causes misalignment of the CV axles accounting for the noise and vibration. However, that is just one possible scenario. Vibration under acceleration could also be due to an...
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My car vibrates when I'm waiting at the light . It drives fine . And it vibrates more when I turn on the ac? Can itvtve motor moun
There are two principal possibilities: faulty motor/transaxle mounts, or an engine operating or mechanical condition including the possibility of a faulty harmonic balancer. To obtain a conclusive diagnostic, please simply request an engine vibration diagnostic and a certified Mechanic, dispatched...
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I badly need a engine mount but I'm trying to order one online but it's asking me which one I have a 2003 Nissan Sentra 1.8 gaze i
Hello, thank you for writing in. The engine will have several mounts. You need to determine if you have to replace all of them, or if you are just replacing one. Most of the time if one is going out,...
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I replaced the oil pan gasket on pontiac g6 2006, lifted the engine up with a engine hoist and now I am all done but the enginengi
If you are referring to the height of the vehicle being off, just jounce the vehicle and it will settle at ride height. None of the suspension was removed so mis-positioning of control arm bushings would not apply. However, if...
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How many transmission mounts are there in an sl55 amg and are they the same mounts as the front engine mounts?
Sometimes the way they are labeled is confusing. In a car like yours, where the engine is mounted front to rear, there are three mounts. The two in the front on either side usually look similar to each other, but...
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How do you replace the rear & side engine mounts without lifting out the engine? & how do you lift the engine out?
Hi...thank you for your questions. If required in the application, a portable engine support bar is used to support an engine during mount replacement. The support bar has lifting capability as well so that the mount can be unloaded and...
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My 1997 mercury villager shakes or visit vibrakes when moving and engine shakes a little under hood and car sounds a little like r
Sometimes there are multiple causes, or sources, of vehicle vibration. Based on your description, the vibration might be due, at least in part, to faulty motor mounts. To check for engine-mount problems, you can try shifting from "neutral" to "drive"...
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Engine and Transmission mounts have collapsed. Do they have to be replaced immediately? How much for both? TBC....
If the engine mounts are faulty, the drive axles will operate at the wrong angle eventually causing premature wear-out of the axles so it is important to get the mounts replaced. If you would please refer to YourMechanic's motor mount...
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Hi Peter, I was just informed by the dealership that I need the following items taken care of on my 2007 Nissan Versa there total
To install two new lower control arms costs about $600. An alignment is typically around $90. The engine mount including installation is probably around $165 total for this repair. The necessity of replacing the timing cover seal and/or...
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Car shaking
Vibration at idle is due to either failed motor/transmission mounts or an engine operating condition that causes a rough idle. If you are getting vibration through the steering wheel at speed, the most common cause is a wheel/tire imbalance although...
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Quick my mechanic told me I need to change my motor mounts he listed front rear
You have a total of 4 mounts. There is one front engine mount and two transaxle mounts then there is a torque mount on top front.
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One of my engine mounts crack and my mechanic suggests I replace all of them front rear and side. I look up the parts is the side
I suggest you verify with the mechanic since they may be referencing the motor mounts front and rear but they are also called transaxle mounts when parts are looked up. The engine has one main mount in front of motor...
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CV Axle replaced but immediately inner boot comes apart again on new one.
You need to check your motor and transmission mounts to see if one or more are broken allowing the engine to move and cause the boot to come off. Once the mounts are fixed the boot can be reinstalled with...
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If i replace transmission and motor mounts do I need to replace the transmission also?
It doesn't sound like there is any reason for you to replace the transmission. The motor mounts and transmission mounts are flexible rubber supports that keep the engine and transmission in place while preventing their vibration from getting to the...
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Engine shakes and won't stay running
Without knowing the type of fluid leak I will speculate it is the water pump is leaking and binding up. You may need to get the water pump and timing belt replaced along with the broken motor mounts.
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Change both motor mounts, I have the parts.
The book time to replace both engine mounts is 8.8 hours. The cost will depend on local labor rate per hour. The left side is 4.5 hours and right side is 6.5 by themselves but 8.8 together.
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Which Motor Mount Is Bad
At the age of your car, it's not unlikely that they all need changing. With the dog, bone mount, it's easy to diagnose it because it's up there where you can see it any any changes are visible. But to...

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