1997 Honda Accord Q&A
1997 Honda Accord Question: broken front motor mount on accord
My 1997 Accord (automatic transmission) is breaking front motor mounts very frequently. I bought the car with 100k miles on it. Now I have 158k miles on the car and have replaced the front motor mount 2 twice. Yesterday when changing the oil, I saw the motor mount is broken yet again! I replaced it with aftermarket parts before but now I am wondering if the OEM part is much better? Should I also put a polyurethane insert in my new motor mount to keep it from breaking again? Should I pick and auto or manual front mount? Is one stronger than the other? Thanks! - Rob Sturtz
I have replaced a few of these. Has this car been in an accident or are the other mounts week and contributing to premature failure of the front mount. You will have to fit the front mount from an auto transmission car not a manual. Does any one else drive this car and accelerate hard or use the car rough? - patrick mannion
A rough idle and harsh transmission shift can be caused by a broken front engine mount. Replacing the broken mount will address these issues.
I accidentally hit the car underneath by going on a center median in the middle of a parking lot (it was almost like a sidewalk-but diving the center of the parking lot) and the plastic from the fr...
the engine virbate yu can feel it and the whole front end shake,