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How do I lift an engine to replace the motor mountss?

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You need a engine lift with three bar engine support and adapter.

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1. Lift the car on jack stands as high as you can get it **DO NOT FORGET TO CHUCK THE REAR WHEELS***
2. Begin by removing the battery cable, air filter hose and air filter box, the front wheels and disconnecting all the sensors from the wiring harness there are 2 main harness connectors that should take care of all the sensors depending on year and model. Also remove power steering pump and Cruise control.( this includes the starter cables and remove the A/C compressor* from the engine its self.
3. The next step is to remove the exhaust manifold that is bolted to the engine (trust me it saves about an hour of frustration, and saves you an exhaust gasket)
4. next get a hoist or engine crane strapped to the motor and support the engines weight. Then begin taking the engine cradle out by removing the 4 bolts out of the sub frame.
5. next lower the motor and trans mission from the vehicle. and pull it from under the car.
6. remove the transmission bolts (there are 5) that are at various circumference of the motor to trans
7. Now support the transmission and lift the engine off the engine cradle (sub frame) and replace the new engine into the old engines place.
8. bolt the engine to the transmission and replace the starter.
9. slide the engine back under the vehicle and replace the lift or hoist back on the engine.
10. lift the engine back into place and adjust the sub frame into place and bolt that back together.
11. replace the exhaust manifold.
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