May 8, 2011, 2:52 pm
Hi someone please help im really struggling with changing the top mount on my escort van 2000.
Ive taken all the nuts off but when i jack the engine up the car goes with it. Is there something im missing?
May 8, 2011, 6:14 pm
The mount should have 2 nuts on the top. These come up through the body mounting plate. I think you need to drop that side of the engine for the mount to come out of the 2 holes. I also believe there are 3 bolts holding the mount to the block. So undo the 2 nuts and the 3 bolts and support the engine and the mount should come off.
Hope this helps
May 9, 2011, 3:14 pm
Hi vinny thanks for you reply ill give it ago after work tomoz. Hopefully that will do it.
There are two mounts on the van and on the same side is this top one?
So far ive taken of the bolts but when i jack the engine up the car goes with it so ive tried taken the engine mount bracket of but there must be an easy way i just cant figure it out
May 9, 2011, 5:54 pm
If you look at it from the front. There should be 1 mount on the left hand side/drivers side and a stabiliser bar. Then on the right/passenger side there are 2 mounts on the gearbox, one at the front and one at the rear
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