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1996 Pontiac Grand Am Question: what could cause the motor to move forward

 

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1970cutlass, 4 Cylinder, Oroville, WA, March 09, 2013, 02:20
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the motor moves forward toward the radiator when you put the car in gear

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    March 09, 2013, 04:27
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    Torque strut (dog bone) upper engine stabilizer (mount). Motor/trans. lower mount on firewall side of engine if it moves toward the radiator when put in drive, reverse would move engine toward firewall if front lower mount was worn.

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    goodguy, March 09, 2013, 05:34
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    I agree with wetry

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    March 09, 2013, 08:45
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    sounds like u have a couple bad motor mounts or wats called dog bones they are on top of engine

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