Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: How hard is it to replace tranmission mount on a 2011 chevy lt 3.5

asked by on

how hard is it to replace tranmission mount on a 2011 chevy lt 3.5

My car has 140000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

A: Replacing the transmission mounts on a fron...

Replacing the transmission mounts on a front wheel drive vehicle will require undoing the motor mounts and raising the engine first, and raising the engine will also involve detaching anything that’s attached such as the strut tower bars, wiring harnesses, and possibly the exhaust.

You’ll need to take great care in raising the engine so as not to damage the oil pan or transmission pan while lifting it from underneath. It’s best to raise the engine one side at a time if possible. The front wheels will also need to be removed for access. The left side transmission mount is bolted to a bracket on the transmission, and to the subframe between the left hand control arm mounts.

This is a difficult procedure and can lead to lots of complications. If you're not comfortable or run into any issues with this repair, feel free to book one of our mobile technicians to service your vehicle.

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

Ask a Mechanic
(100% Free)

Have a car question? Get free advice from our top-rated mechanics.

Ask A Mechanic
Over 10,000 questions answered!

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Save up to 30%

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: Loss of power and squalling noise

Hello. When you're getting a squealing noise and a loss of power, most of the time it is caused by a failing accessory. The most common causes are the alternator, water pump or a/c compressor bearings failing and dragging down...

Q: Low wash light

The washer fluid tank has a level sensor. The sensor floats in the tank. When the fluid gets low, the sensor makes contact with the metal ring around the float and the light comes on. Sometimes the float stays stuck...

Q: Random hard shifts

The most likely cause of your issue based on the symptoms described would be a faulty transmission mount. The transmission mount is a rubber piece that is inserted between the transmission and the body of the vehicle and is used...

Related articles

How Do Power Car Windows Increase Passenger Safety?
Power windows are responsible for approximately 2,000 emergency room visits every year. When a power window closes, it exerts enough force to bruise or break bones, crush fingers, or restrict an airway. Though...
How to Renew Your Car Registration in Oklahoma(DELETED)
Having your car registered with the Oklahoma Tax Commission is an important part of driving legally in this state. You will need to do this within 30 days of moving to Oklahoma...
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...