Broken motor mount off of egine or transmission

Asked by Oct 23, 2016 at 12:45 PM about the 2001 Ford Escape XLS 4WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

my front motor mount broke off of either my
engine Where It Bolts to or my transmission
the bolts are still in it it looks like it broke
completely from the transmission or engine
do I need a new transmission or can I fix or
weld this one back on

6 Answers

233,165

You or your mechanic can extract the sheared off bolts if necessary and install a new mount or mounts.

57,155

I hope the broken off bolts are accessible because if they are not then it will be a hell of a job to remove them.

No I mean the bolts are still connected to the broken motor mount (peice that it bolts on to broke. not motor mount itself) it looks as if it broke a hole where the bolts hold in to the tranny..is there anyway to fix it or need new one..what is it engine or tranny?is it a case? 2001 ford escape 3.0

57,155

If the casting on the engine or transmission is broken you are in a lot of hurt. A welder MIGHT be able to build up the metal so a new hole could be drilled and tapped but that might very well mean pulling the motor and trans.

57,155

A car as old as your might not be worth fixing unless it is low miles and really clean. Was the car in an accident?

I just need it to last until winter is over so I can get a new one in the spring nothing is leaking. The sway bar was broke on left driver side front. I think it was the guy just repwed it I just paid $400..u think it would last a couple months? New tranny is only $700 for it

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