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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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Car vibrates at idle, worsened with AC on and in warmer weather.
Hi there. Check the engine and transmission mounts to see if they are broken from hitting the curb. The engine will shake very harsh if the mount is not holding the engine or transmission properly. When the a/c is on,...
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Does my 2001 Mercedes need Motor mounts? How many motor mounts are there?
Your car has two motor mounts in the front and one transmission mount at the rear. The Front motor mounts soak up most of the engine vibration and last for about 10 or 12 years before they start to get...
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Engine shakes intermittently after warmed up with car in "drive" at a stop. Single shakes at a time.
Hi there. There could be an issue with the fuel system or with the ignition system on your vehicle. It seems that the engine is having a minor misfire. Check the spark plug wires and see if any of them...
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P1346, P1349, P0130,and P0133 codes are read on a scanner.
Hi there. The movement of the vehicle when starting the engine and driving in the parking lots would be caused by an engine or transmission mount or both. Check the mounts and see if any of them are broken from...
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What parts are needed to replace all of the engine mounts?
Hi there. There are 4 engine and transmission mounts that your vehicle uses. The engine needs 2 dog bone design mounts and 2 hydraulic compression mounts. Some 3.3L engines may only have 1 dog bone mount. I recommend taking pictures...
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My car starts shaking when i accelerate over 50 mph. I have had my tires balance and rotated. I put air tires and new brakes.
Common causes of the vibration you are describing include wheel bearing faults, wheel/tire assembly imbalance, and defective tires. Other, less common possibilities include suspension faults (strut/shock failure), loose or worn out motor mounts, and even exhaust system faults. Certain tire...
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Having an issue installing engine mounts
Hello. There should be a bracket that the motor mount bolts to which that bracket bolts to the engine itself. You should be able to loosen the bracket (remove all but one bolt) or remove the bracket just enough to...
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Why would a 2007 Hyundai Getz (a 1.4 S model) need its engine mount replaced at 59651 miles?
Motor mounts fail due to separation or tearing of the rubber isolation components and/or failure of the internal hydraulic component if the mount is of the hydraulic type. Premature failure of mounts can occur due to abrupt acceleration, such...
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I changed out the top motor mount twice. I still have vibration. Could it be the lower motor mounts?
To check for engine-mount problems, you can try shifting from "neutral" to "drive" and back, while the engine is running. If the vibrations disappear or reduce dramatically in "neutral," it’s likely that you need new engine mounts. Whenever there is...
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I am getting every time when accellerating vibration in driver side front at speed 30-38m/h? 2010 Honda Accord
Hi there - there are a couple of possible problems here to cause such a vibration - a bad CV joint or CV axle on the driver side, or a failed motor mount that is allowing the engine to twist...
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When should I replace a motor mount on a 2004 kia optima?
Hello. The motor mounts on vehicles in general should be inspected every 50,000 miles. I've seen motor mounts become excessively worn on vehicles with as low as 30,000 miles so it wouldn't be a surprise if yours are due for...
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When my car starts for the first time when it's cold it shakes as I put the car into gear but not in park. What could be the problem.
Hi there. The shaking is most likely the engine mounts are not holding up and are either loose or damaged. A loose or damaged engine mount will make the engine rock while it is running and when loaded the engine...
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The car vibrates when engine running (idling).
Hi there. The engine and transmission mounts need to be replaced. The mounts keep the vehicle from vibrating when the engine is running and is most likely felt at idle. The shocks will no contribute to the vibration as the...
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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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