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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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I do not know how many motor mounts there are?
This engine is mounted on two liquid filled motor mounts. The engine mounts are located near the front sides of the motor and has one on each side. The mounts are different for the left and right. The transmission mount...
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Clanging coming from the driver front - motor mounts? 2009 Chevy Cobalt
Hi there - there are 3 {motor/transmission mounts](https://www.yourmechanic.com/article/symptoms-of-a-bad-or-failing-engine-mount) for the engine and transmission - which mounted as a single unit. The rattling noise could be a number of things depending on when the car is making the noise - while...
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What is making my front end vibrate?
I would first test the motor or transmission mounts. If it is not the motor mounts, the vibration might be arising as engine load and speed "interact" with the gearing at that particular speed causing a dynamic balance issue. The...
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Rattling Sound - 2007 Subaru Impreza
Hey there. I suspect you have an engine-mounted bracket that is touching a heat-shield or other metal component under the hood, generating the noise you hear. Get a helper to hold the brake, and put the car in gear while...
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Vibrations when I come to a stop
Hi and thanks for contacting YourMechanic. The last engine mount that was not replaced needs to be replaced. Even if it looks good, this doesn't mean that it is reliable. That will help with more of the vibrations. The...
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Engine and transmission mounts - 2013 Ford Explorer
Hello there, it is true the engine mounts are not typically covered under the powertrain warranty of your 2013 Ford Explorer. The powertrain warranty generally only covers mechanical engine and transmission parts. If you decide not to go the dealer...
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Replaced all engine mounts but steering vibration still there. When at a stop with the gear on D or R, and not P or N
Hi. This problem sounds like a misfire or rough idle problem, which should be illuminating your Check Engine light. First thing to do is check for problem codes for any guidance they can provide. Most likely, this behavior is due...
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I need the torque specs for my motor mounts
Hi, thanks for writing in about your 2005 Nissan Altima. The front motor mounts on your Nissan Altima should be torqued to ~65-77ft lbs. As you know, this can be a bit of a tough job in some cases. In...
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When I accelerate in my 2002 Acura CL Type S it feels like I am on a ribbed road but not when coasting or cruising
Hi there - so you feel a vibration only under acceleration, or under a load - good diagnostic skills! Most likely, the CV joints on your front axles are worn, and are allowing a bit more movement as they rotate...
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How many transmission, engine, torque strut mounts I need for replacement?
Generally when one engine or transmission mount fails, others may fail soon after. When one mount fails, added stress is placed on the remaining mounts to hold the engine and transmission in place. Your vehicle should have 4 engine and...
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I have a 2004 Chrysler Pacifica 3.5L V6 FWD, and I have 3 bad motor mounts.
Hi there. The torque-strut rods for the engine will not usually go out, but if you plan on replacing all of the lower engine and transmission mounts, then I recommend replacing the torque-strut mounts (also know as the dog bone...
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There is an abnormal vibration when the car is in park or drive
This definitely sounds like worn, weak, or broken engine mounts. A quick visual inspection of the mount bushings may uncover which mounts are at fault. If the faulty mounts are not obvious, it may take an experienced and qualified technician...
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When changing the engine mount, do you have to change out the brackets one at a time?
Hello. If the engine mounts are bad then they need to be replaced. Many times the vehicle will only need one mount if the issue was found early enough. If it was put off for a long time then that...
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Does a VW Passat 2003 have a front motor mount?
Hi there. There is no directly front motor mount, but there is a mid mount extended to the rear of the engine and a side mount just under the crank area to the frame. There is also a mount that...
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My car is shaking when accelerating.
Hi there. The description you have provided, leads me to believe you are experiencing an inner cv wobble. The inner cv joint has excessive play, this results in shaking upon acceleration. Another possibility would be, a broken engine or transmission...
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I get a vibration when I put the car in gear in neutral. It runs smooth. I was thinking motor mounts?
Hi there. Engine mounts can definitely cause a roughness at idle, clunks, and thumps upon acceleration. Smooth out of gear and rough in gear is one indication of a mount type issue. It may feel better in reverse than it...
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How can I tell if the motor mount needs to be replaced?
Hello. This problem may or may not be detected visually—excessive engine movement may be seen while idling—or by feel—engine movement can cause contact with the chassis or something else on the car, which one can feel. The motor mounts on...
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Transmission and possibly engine problem - 2011 Toyota Yaris
The vibration and jumping may be caused by a broken engine mount. Very often a failed engine mount will cause excessive movement and bump against the stops. An easy way to see this is to have the parking brake held...
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what are the signs that i an engine mount is breaking?
The most noticeable sign of a failing motor mount is a very strong vibration that may increase a bit as the engine speed increases. As you may know, the motor mounts support the motor inside the car's chassis and have...
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What can be causing vibrations to my vehicle - the rear engine mount or the exhaust pipe?
Hi there. To see if the engine mount is broken and making the vehicle vibrate, open the hood to your car and look at the engine while it is running at idle. See if the engine is moving around a...

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