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I have a major clunk noise right side when I start quick from a stop, it sounds like a broken motor mount, is there another problem that could be possible?

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You are probably right. It is more than likely the motor mount. You can open the hood and power brake the engine and have someone watch the motor and see if it comes up. Motor mounts are not real hard to change. Just jack up the engine on that side and change them. You can get one at a salvage yard real cheap.

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