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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?
You start noticing a funny sound while driving, especially when you make a turn. Something’s going on under the hood, but you aren’t sure what. If this is the case for you, then...
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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Low thunk when, at slow speed, the gas pedal is pressed. What could cause this? 2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee
Hi there - most likely, the "thunk" you describe is coming from a weak or failed motor mount. It is allowing the engine to move about when you apply the accelerator pedal, and the engine is hitting something in the...
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Is there a dogbone mount on the driver's side? There's one on the passenger side, but it seems fine 2001 Chevrolet Cavalier
Hi - no, there is only the one dogbone link up top. There are 2 motor/transmission mounts where the engine/transmission are supported by the chassis, and these should be inspected for failure. They become soft, and fail with time, exposure...
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My Toyota Belta 2009 vibrates when I put the gear in drive and reverse
You should have your motor and transmission mounts checked to see if they are broken. If they are then they will vibrate and make noise throughout the body of the car.
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My car shakes very bad whenever I'm accelerating or driving uphill...Could it be a motor mount or transmission issue?
Motor and transaxle mounts, or an engine operating condition such as misfiring, are likely causes. A fault in the transmission is a less likely cause of the shaking that you are describing. Motor mounts fail due to separation or tearing...
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I have a stutter when I am driving
The stutter, or vibration, could be due to an engine management (tuning) issue or is possibly caused by worn motor mounts that are allowing engine vibration to transfer to the body when the engine is under load. To evaluate the...
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Car vibrates. Quoted $800 engine mounts replaced. Second opinion? 2012 Hyundai Genesis Coupe
Hi there - there are 4 engine/transmission mounts in total for your vehicle. Engine vibration is a symptom of broken or failed motor/transmission mounts. Depending on how many of these are damaged, the estimate you received may be perfectly legitimate....
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How do I get to the bottom bolt off of the front engine mount on a B200?
Hi there. There is a slot in the frame that you can put your ratchet and extension through to access the bottom bolt. Be sure to have the engine supported with a jack stand prior to removing the engine mounts....
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I need to know how many transmission/ engine mounts I have and if they're front or rear mounts.
There are 4 mounts that you need to replace. There is a main side engine mount, a thrust front engine mount, a main transmission mount on the transmission, and a thrust transmission mount on the back of the engine and...
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motor mounts cracked on a car i just purchased. Did I get a good deal?
Hi. If you have that amount of problems with the vehicle the seller should be willing to compensate you in some form or fashion, though $700 does seem like a decent deal. Motor mounts cracking are a common maintenance need...
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Van shakes when started then quits when in drive.
This shaking feeling sounds like the engine and / or transmission mounts are worn allowing the engine to shake. The issue with the transmission possibly slipping is when the engine RPM's tend to rise up and the vehicle tends to...
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Honda Civic with odd vibrations and noises
You might have one or more motor mounts giving up. The motor mounts are brackets that support the engine and transmission in the car. They incorporate rubber elements and sometimes liquid capsules to isolate the vibration of the engine from...
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My car pulls to the side when I leave acceleration and when I'm braking. What could be the real problem?
For the vehicle to move to the right as you accelerate, that would be an engine and transmission mount that is either loose, damaged, or broken. For the vehicle to pull as you brake, there could be an issue with...
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Where are the motor mounts location on a 2004 Ford Free star. I see the top one. Need to life motor to replace water pump. 2004 Ford Freestyle
Hi there - there are actually 4 mounts that locate the engine/transmission as a unit. The top link (you've already identified) is, complemented by 3 additional mounts around the lower perimeter of the engine/transmission, attaching the unit to the frame....
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Car vibration
Your car has some of the most sophisticated Motor Mounts in the business. It may even have a variable motor mount that has a vacuum line going to it. When the car is idling, the engine vacuum opens a valve...
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How can you check to see if one or more engine mounts are faulty? 2009 Honda Fit
Hi there - to detect a failed motor/transmission mount, a technician may use a jack or large pry bar to attempt to lift or move the engine/transmission to determine loose motion - indicating a failed mount. Some motor mounts are...
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2005 Nissan Altima SE 3.5L, motor mount replacement
Any broken motor mounts should be replaced immediately. If "all" are broken, then all should be replaced immediately. The problem with operating a vehicle with damaged mounts is the engine gets out of position and that can cause collateral damage...
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What is the torque specifications for the engine mounts on my 1985 Isuzu Pick up
Hello. The torque specifications for the engine mounts on this engine are 25 foot pounds of torque. Make sure that there is no corrosion on the bolts.
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Need 3 motor mounts and spark plugs and wires how much how long? 2010 Volkswagon Routan
Sent to CS motor mount replacement service (3) spark plugs replacement service (6) ignition coils replacement service (6)
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Will a front motor mount off a 98 grand voyager fit a 92 grand voyager or what is compatible for a 92? 1992 Plymouth Grand Voyager
Hello - no, the motor mount from a '98 will not fit your 1992. The Voyager changed in 1996, with an additional engine choice in '99 - motor mounts also. Motor mounts from a 1991-1995 Voyager (for the same engine)...
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I have a 1980 Buick Regal and would like to change the motor.
When changing the engine out for another, you may have to have the motor mounts replaced or modified to the other engine. Also the exhaust system will need to be retro fitted for the other engine. The ball park figure...

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