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Old 06-12-2018, 01:09 PM
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Does someone know how far the back of the edge of the air cleaner top is from the edge of the cowling on an hhr with good motor mounts?
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Old 06-12-2018, 01:15 PM
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No.... But if you look in your passenger wheel well there should be an access hole with the head of a bolt in the middle of it. If the head of the bolt is lower, then your upper mount is toast. Try a power brake test to check the mounts. You can also use a pry bar.
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Old 06-12-2018, 01:20 PM
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Originally Posted by aradmahogany View Post
No.... But if you look in your passenger wheel well there should be an access hole with the head of a bolt in the middle of it. If the head of the bolt is lower, then your upper mount is toast. Try a power brake test to check the mounts. You can also use a pry bar.
ok thanks ill check that. I know that they are hydraulic and over time they sag quite a bit. Ive read where a bad one can be what causes the flex pipe to crack
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And look for cracks in the transmission mounts.
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Old 06-13-2018, 08:26 AM
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And look for cracks in the transmission mounts.
Definitely will. In looking on ebay I see lots of packs of 3 mounts but very few include the 4th mount which is the upper transmission mount. Is that because it rarely fails?
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Old 06-13-2018, 08:44 AM
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I’m thinking. I haven’t had mine out yet to inspect it.


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