Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: Can a side engine mount leak? 2003 Acura MDX

asked by on

My Acura MDX 2003 has fluid leak around passenger side engine mount. Color like oil, but a different smell. Is this liquid-filled mount? There are no power steering leaks. All hoses and power steering reservoir that located in the same area are clean. Thanks, Nick

My car has 135000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

Hi there - yes, the motor mounts in your Acura are hydraulic, containing a small amount of fluid, and can leak if damaged, or if they fail. I would recommend an engine mount replacement by a mobile, professional mechanic, such as one from YourMechanic, who will come to your location, diagnose this problem, give you an accurate assessment of damage and cost estimate for repairs.

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: About how many hours does it take to change a timing belt on a 2005 Acura MDX? I'm just trying to figure out how much the labor is

In most cases, if the mechanic has the right tools to complete the job, replacing a water pump then priming the radiator and cooling system correctly can take up to 4 to 6 hours of labor. The timing belt can...

Q: Getting a check Engine light and codes

Both of those codes are for oxygen sensor issues. Oxygen sensors needs to heat up before it gives good readings. In pre 1996 cars, the sensor would get heated up by the cars exhaust. This took about 2 minutes. Oxygen...

Q: Transmission

It sounds like the speedometer circuit and the shifter circuit may be shorted together. The shifter movement should have no effect on the speedometer needle. I would recommend having an electrical componenents are not working inspecton performed to locate the...

Related articles

P0052 OBD-II Trouble Code: HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1)
P0052 code definition HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1) What the...
How to Avoid Back Pain in a Car
If you have back problems, sitting in a car for an extended period of time can be excruciating. Even without back problems, you could experience discomfort and soreness from...
P2428 OBD-II Trouble Code: Exhaust Gas Temperature Too High Bank 1
P2428 code definition A P2428 trouble code signifies that the PCM has detected a problem in the exhaust gas temperature sensor circuit in bank 1, which subsequently contains the number one...