Q: Motor Mount

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I bought a 1991 Honda Accord wagon and when I drive it for a few blocks motor starts shaking. It will do this while turning.

My car has 107 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

Motor mounts will allow the motor to move too much when accelerating. If you feel motor move when you give it gas and may hear clunk. The motor mounts should be checked. If engine runs rough it may be something else and should be checked.

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