what are the signs of a bad motor mount on 2001 Toyota Corolla

I hear a loud rattle/knocking coming from front passenger side of car

by in Fresno, CA on May 22, 2012
1 answer 2 comments
ANSWER by on May 23, 2012
need more info to help could be axle or suspension issues
COMMENT by on May 23, 2012
Well, my son thought it might be an axle. I am really not sure. I started hearing a rattling about 1 1/2 months ago. I noticed at that time that the panel inside the wheel well was loose so my friend secured it for me and when I drove the car again the noise was still there. It sounds as though there is a tool banging around but we could not find anything and it only does it on bumps, uneven roads or driving into a driveway. I have not noticed any vibrating or a change in steering. That annoying noise is all. We did however notice that the engine kind of jumps when you put on the brake, shift into drive and rev the engine. I recently had the catalytic converter changed but I hear the noise in the front right side of the car while driving.
COMMENT by on May 23, 2012
CK YOUR MOTOR MOUNTS THEY MIGHT BE BAD CAUSING THE AXLE TO MAKE NOISE AS THE ENG LIFTS