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Old 01-14-2012, 02:55 PM
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Seeking Help: Engine Mount Inspection

I'd be grateful if someone would direct me to a DIY on inspecting the condition of engine mounts.

Regarding where they are located: I can see something at the top right side of the engine bay that looks like an engine mount, and something in the lower left side that looks like it might be a transmission mount. Not sure where the other mounts are.

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Old 01-15-2012, 10:22 AM
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Originally Posted by Marrk View Post
Not sure where the other mounts are.

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Here's the diagram of the engine mounts from the service manual GD.

Download ENGINE_ASSEMBLY_Page_34.jpg for free & #
 
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Old 01-15-2012, 11:26 AM
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Thanks, Einstein. But your free download didn't work for me.

Anyone have a page number in the Honda OEM Service Manual. I just glanced through the Engine Removal section, and it helps a little, but the shots of the mounts are all close-ups and don't show location. Besides, they don't tell you how to diagnose a bad engine mount. I've seen one blown mount on a Toyota, but I'd like to have something like a real DIY.
 
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Originally Posted by Marrk View Post
Thanks, Einstein. But your free download didn't work for me.

Anyone have a page number in the Honda OEM Service Manual. I just glanced through the Engine Removal section, and it helps a little, but the shots of the mounts are all close-ups and don't show location. Besides, they don't tell you how to diagnose a bad engine mount. I've seen one blown mount on a Toyota, but I'd like to have something like a real DIY.
typically not great form to criticize someone who's trying to help you...

http://www.hondafitjazz.com/manual.htm

look through that and you'll find diagrams of the mounts...

as for "diagnosing" a bad mount, you're just looking for a torn piece of rubber that would allow the mount to move more than it should...
 
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Old 01-15-2012, 01:15 PM
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you should ease up on the name calling. although he presented a bad link, doesn't mean he meant to do it. Stuff happens

 
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typically not great form to criticize someone who's trying to help you...

My apologies. You heard something that wasn't said or was not intended.

I am grateful for your help.
 
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you should ease up on the name calling. although he presented a bad link, doesn't mean he meant to do it. Stuff happens

Is this directed at me? "Name calling"? Could you be more specific?
 
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Originally Posted by apexanimal View Post

as for "diagnosing" a bad mount, you're just looking for a torn piece of rubber that would allow the mount to move more than it should...

Yes. That's exactly what I saw when I had a blown engine mount on my Toyota.

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the diagram on this page doesn't have the forward mount on the trans however....

http://www.hondafitjazz.com/manual/A...0000KAAD14.PNG
 
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In case anyone would like to know, the Engine Mount Replacement is on Page 5-21 to 5-23 of the Honda Service Manual. On the Manual Transmission models, there are 2 engine mounts (a side and a rear) and 2 transmission mounts (a left front and what looks like a mount on top of the tranny just above the left front mount), so you are dealing with 4 points of connection in total.

The Service Manual only gives one step-by-step direction for mount removal/installation, and it is for the Side Engine Mount, Page 5-23. It's pretty clear. The only part that I am unsure of is the mount-to-bracket clearance (6 mm). Maybe if I have to replace one, it will become clear.

Hope that is helpful to others.
 
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I have had a look at the mounts. Perhaps I lack the appropriate expertise, but I could not see anything abnormal. Which is to say that they looked intact. With a small screw driver, I tried to pry the edges of the rubber part of the mounts to see if I could see anything more, but they are fitted pretty well within the metal part. On my Toyota, I was able to lift the edge of the blown rubber mount and actually see that it was torn.

Lastly, I started the car and looked to see if there was any movement of the mounts at idle. The three upper-most ones looked fine (I could not get under the car while it was running, for obvious reasons).

The reason I inspected the mounts to begin with is that I am trying to birddog a vibration coming off the power train. No luck so far.
 
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Was reading this thread for information because I have a torn/broken mount on my 2007 Fit.

I was surprised at the anger in the thread. When the OP thanked "Einstein" even though the link didn't work, it wasn't meant in sarcasm or being passive-aggressive. The respondents screen name IS Einstein. lol
 
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The link mentioned is malicious and must be removed!
 
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Originally Posted by doctor J View Post
The link mentioned is malicious and must be removed!
If your going to report a problem, a description helps a lot..
What you posted amounts to "its broke" so nobody would know exactly what your talking about..
 
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