Knocking Noise or Lifting Sensation on Acceleration on Mercury Topaz

Poor rubber material used in the motor mounts can cause them to fail, leading to a knocking noise or lifting sensation on acceleration. The motor mounts will need to be replaced with revised parts.

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Average mileage: 56,783 (56,783–56,783)
Engine affected: 2.3L 4 Cylinder
5 model years affected: 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, more1994
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1994 Mercury Topaz - 2.3L 4 Cylinder 56,783 mi,
loud clanking noise if downshift to first gear manually, engine shifts when put in reverse