An engine mount in a vehicle might break down for a variety of causes. Engine mounts are used to stabilize the vehicle so that it operates properly inside the car. Mounts that have been improperly fixed, are worn or defective from the manufacturer or have aged are prone to break down. When a motor mount breaks down it leads to an expensive repair to change them or can lead to severe damage to the vehicle.
Improper Installation of the Engine Mount
A vehicle that requires to have motor mounts installed should be taken to a qualified service center that has the proper equipment, such as an engine pulley, to make the change or repair. It is possible to improperly install the engine mounts that will lead to their eventual break down and failure.
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Worn or Defective Engine Mounts
On some occasion the engine mounts that you buy from a manufacturer are worn or defective already. You can check for any service bulletins to know if the mounts that you are buying have been subject to a recall notice.
AGED ENGINE MOUNTS
A symptom that the engine mount has aged and is subject to breaking down is by the way the engine wobbles or shakes and vibrates. This shows that the engine mounts are coming loose or are on the verge of breaking down. They should be changed immediately in order to avoid any break down.