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How can I tell if the mechanic actually replaced my motor mounts? where are they on a 2001 Ford Taurus? I found the one on the top bone mount. Where are the other two? Thanks.

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They are liquid filled,an the bottom,bolted to the subframe,should be able to see them both,and if he did the engine shouldn't jump around anymore.

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I may have to replace my starter. Is it easy to replace in a 2006 Ford Taurus, can I do it myself? . How much should it cost to take it to a repair shop?


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What is the dog bone


It's an engine mount. Usually it will be one at top/front engine and one onside /bottom engine. They are easily replaced, just be sure to take the weight off the mounts with a jack.

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Passenger side front motor mount on 95 ford taurus. how do i replace it? 3.8


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Need how-to on replacing the rear motor mount


"The" motor mount implies one of the three (actually the rear on is a transmission mount).
Loosen the bolts on the mounts that you are keeping.
Next, place a 2x6 about 1 ft long under the oil pan and place a jack under the oil pan and 2x6 board.
Apply pressure (just a little) to the jack.

Now, remove the bolts that hold the bad motor mount. Apply enough lift on the jack to get the engine weight off the motor mount (and no more).

Next, knock out the bad mount and insert the new mount. Insert the bolts (hand tighten).

Next, lower the jack until the block rests on the new mount. Tighten the other motor mount bolts and the new mount bolts (torque to about 35 Ft. lbs.)

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I have broken motor mount in my 1999 ford taurus.


Here's a link that may help you.

http://www.ford-forums.com/ford-taurus/24601-taurus-sable-transmission-removal-should-help-4.html

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Trying to reach my back plugs on a 2001 buick lesabre


The technical term for those "dog bones" are lateral torque struts. The motor mounts hold and support the power train vertically.
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the worst that could happen is you put enough stress on the front motor mount that will also break, if your not burning out or doing any hard accelerating regularely you shouldt have to worry, on the other hand a junk yard motor mount is dirt cheap and would put your mind at ease

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