Author Topic: Symptoms of a knackered engine/trans mount?  (Read 158 times)

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Symptoms of a knackered engine/trans mount?
« on: July 09, 2018, 06:25:36 PM »
Evening all.

Recently been getting a big 'thump' or two on starting as it fires. I always start in neutral, foot off the clutch. Tried it with the clutch in, no different.

I'm thinking it's a shot mount, as it's almost always when the engine wobbles into life - there might have been one other occasion at low speed going onto the throttle. I've had it in mind to renew/uprate the engine mounts for a while anyway as it's starting to feel very sloppy.

I'm booking it in soon but just wondered if anyone had experienced something similar.

Cheers :)

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Re: Symptoms of a knackered engine/trans mount?
« Reply #1 on: July 09, 2018, 07:56:10 PM »
Grab the engine firmly on top and give it some good shoving forward and back. Excessive movement and noises will be present if you do this.
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Re: Symptoms of a knackered engine/trans mount?
« Reply #2 on: July 09, 2018, 08:49:27 PM »
swapping the one under the battery tray is very easy, there's a guide on pelican parts, as there is for the one under the expansion tank.

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Re: Symptoms of a knackered engine/trans mount?
« Reply #3 on: July 09, 2018, 11:59:15 PM »
Cheers guys, I'll have a go in the morning