How to change an engine mount [AUTODOC tutorial]

How to change engine mounts on a car – replacement tutorial
Required Tools:
Tap wrench
Torx wrench
Torx bit
Please note!
  • This component holds the engine in place and absorbs the vibration it produces
  • The number of mounts and their location depend on the engine type
  1. 1.
    How to change Engine Mount - free PDF and video manuals
    To access the component, you might need to remove the engine splash guard and some parts under the bonnet
    Longitudinal engine
    This design usually has three mounts: one on either side of the engine and one securing the gearbox
  2. 2.
    How to replace rear and front Engine mounts - step-by-step manuals and video guides
    Jack up the engine so that the mount is no longer supporting it
    Transverse engine
    This design usually has two holding mounts and one stabilising mount
  3. 3.
    Engine mounting replacement on your car: free workshop manuals
    Loosen all the fasteners one by one and make sure the mount does not bear any load
    Please note!
    The replacement procedures are similar for both designs
  4. 4.
    Changing Motor mounts by yourself
    Then remove the fasteners and the faulty car part
  5. 5.
    How to remove front and rear Motor mount - online easy-to-follow instructions
    Clean the mounting seats and prepare new fasteners
Comments – 2
  • @user_2284602
    28.02.2024 13:26
    How many Nm should I tighten the bolts ? For the front mounts on my Mercedes A180 2009
    • Jessica_L
      28.02.2024 13:58
      It is not possible to answer your question unambiguously, you can find out this information in the technical documentation for the repair of your car.
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