1994 Toyota Corolla Q&A
1994 Toyota Corolla Question: Does (normal wear) on engine mounts cause NEW CV Boots to come apart?
About 8 months ago I had CV Joints and Boots replaced. I come to find out the boot came apart from where it should normally sit. It was fixed and I was covered under warranty parts and labor to have this redone, BUUUT the shop says I have 30 days to fix the worn engine mounts or the warranty will be voided. (They said I dont have to get it fixed there, and gave me a quote of $380.00 for the main front and rear mounts. DOES THIS MAKE SENSE? Thanks in advance for your responses - Visitor
If the engine mounts are broken and upon driving it raises and lowers the engine/trans axle assy it could affect the geometry and possibly wear out the boot in the process - hemicuda
(this is my question) The mounts are not broken, only normal wear for a '94 Corolla with 227k miles. (there is a crack in the rubber mount) but not broken, or missing anything. HEMICUDA, Thanks for your answer. So do you agree then with having to replace the engine mounts? (I had the car looked over at another garage and the mechanic did agree that it was engine mounts were worn, BUT did NOT agree that this was the reason for the cv boot to pop off. (sit where it normally sits. He felt that it was to "protect the co's end" by not having to replace for free again the cv joints and boots) - palmcoastfl