How do you change the motor mounts on a 1997 ford taurus gl 3.0

Michael Linder

Asked by Sep 13, 2013 at 12:24 AM about the 1997 Ford Taurus GL

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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Tracy Hooks

You would be best off to buy a manual that will give you step-by-step instructions. I've always had the safety and convenience of a hoist and an engine cradle. You will need to unbolt the motor mounts from the bottom and raise the motor so you can clear the cradle and the block. As I recall, there are three mounts on that vehicle. A novice do-it- yourselfer can do it but PLEASE be careful. You are lifting and manipulating the entire weight of the engine and the transmission. I realize that it costs money but, any competent shop can do the job quickly and safely - no dealer required!

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