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Q: Just got a new upper motor mount for 2001 Cavalier and the OEM screws won't fit inside the new mount. I'm stuck

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Trying to replace upper motor mount which looks fairly easy but when upon doing so when I put the new mount in and line up the hole the OEM screws won't fit the new mount there to big. Is that normal case other videos show no problem?

My car has 115000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

A: Hi, thanks for writing in. I suggest return...

Hi, thanks for writing in. I suggest returning the motor mount and getting the correct one before proceeding with the repair and replacement.

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