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How Much Does It Cost To Replace An Engine Mount?

If your car makes unfamiliar noises and vibrations, it could be time to check the engine mount. Engine mounts are essential components that secure an engine in its place, allowing it to transmit power while dampening excessive vibration effectively. Failure of this part can affect performance, and handling and even cause damage to other car parts – but how much should you expect to spend when replacing an engine mount? In this blog post, we’ll look at what goes into the cost of such a repair and provide some helpful tips on how you can save money along the way.


How Much Does It Cost To Replace An Engine Mount?

What Is An Engine Mount?

An engine mount is a component of a car's suspension system that attaches the engine to the car's frame. It serves two purposes: to support the engine's weight and reduce the amount of vibration and noise that can be transferred from the engine to other components. The most common type of engine mount is made of metal and rubber. The rubber component absorbs vibrations from the engine while providing enough flexibility for the engine to move slowly with certain driving conditions, such as accelerating or turning corners.


Symptoms Of A Bad Engine Mount

A bad engine mount can lead to several symptoms ranging from vibrations to total engine failure.


Firstly, it may cause increased vibration in your vehicle and strange noises coming from your car’s undercarriage when you are driving.


Secondly, you may notice an increase in ‘shuddering' when accelerating or decelerating which is caused by the engine shifting on its mounts when pressure is applied or released from the accelerator pedal.


Thirdly, if one or more of your mounts have failed, you may experience some misalignment in your steering wheel, which will result in difficulty keeping your vehicle straight while driving at speed.


Finally, if left unchecked a bad engine mount may lead to further damage, such as bent connecting rods due to excessive movement between components within the engine bay.


Cost To Replace An Engine Mount

The cost to replace an engine mount depends on several factors, including the make and model of the vehicle, the number of required parts, and labor costs associated with installation. Generally speaking, average costs range from around $250-$500 per mount replacement, depending on the abovementioned factors. Furthermore, some vehicles require additional components such as drive belts or gaskets that need replacing alongside with mounts themselves; this will add extra cost to the repair bill but will ensure the long-term reliability of repair work done. Additionally, if any other related components need replacing due to age or wear, removal/installation costs associated with them should also be considered when budgeting for repairs like these.


GSP’s High-Quality Engine Mount Solutions

If your engine mount has gone out, upgrading to a GSP strut mount will allow you to get factory-like fitment with more durable components. Our strut mounts will feature the following benefits:


True Mount - “True” Hydraulic mount, where applicable, featuring the flow channel board, seal, bowl, and Ethylene Glycol fluid filled to OE specifications.


Silent Ride - Silent Ride Technology combines the highest quality rubber and strict adherence to quality and design to create a motor mount line that will outperform the competition.


Advanced Process - Advanced Rubber Mixing Facilities of automatic weighing, filling, and unloading, is controlled by a computer that can optimize and record the mixing parameters, to make the best quality of mixed rubber.


Premium Materials - The natural raw rubber used is sourced from Malaysia, which is the world’s leading rubber supplier.


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