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My 2006 Ford 500 SEL AWD stutters and shakes when coming to a stop and hesitates when accelerating. Cannot "gun it" at all. Takes forever to get to 30mph. Auto shop said a motor mount is broken... would that cause these symptoms?

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No way motor mount will cause this. Why would a motor mount be bad on a car this new. has it been in a collision? I would first suspect a bad injector. That would cause the engine to lose power and struggle to idle which is what it is trying to do as you stop. the way to check injectors is to listen to them. They make a metallic clicking sound when working properly. Listening devices sold to do this are just a piece of metal attached to earpieces. you can do the same with a thin piece of wood and put your ear against it. if one is silent it needs replaced., Might still be under warranty check with dealer

Posted on Apr 24, 2010

  • Red0407 Jul 16, 2011

    Have them check the control arms. Had the same issue, replaced said item and no issue since.

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