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The steering quit instantly and I could not turn the steering wheel at all. The vehicle could move forward and backward but could not be turned right or left. I am told the "engine credle rusted away and the motor mounts broke". What does an engine cradle look like and does it have another name? I have been associated with the automotive industry for a long time and have never heard of an engine cradle.

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"cradle" is another name for the subframe under the engine.

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