IPD sale Volvo Parts
Did you know? 🤔
Logged in users can get email notification of topic replies Log in or register (free).
Amazon Link Buy your stuff using this and it helps MVS!

Engine Mounts Bad?

Help, Advice, Owners' Discussion and DIY Tutorials on Volvo's stylish, distinctive "P2" platform cars.

2001 - 2007 V70
2004 - 2007 V70 R
2001 - 2007 XC-70
2001 - 2009 S60
2003 - 2007 S60 R

DRN2001
Posts: 9
Joined: Sun Jun 02, 2019 12:32 am
Year and Model: 2007 XC70
Location: Brisbane
Has thanked: 6 times
Been thanked: 0
Australia
DRN2001

Engine Mounts Bad?

Post by DRN2001 » Sat Jun 15, 2019 12:30 am

I read somewhere if the wires on the engine mounts are slack, the mounts are bad. Can anyone concur with this?
I've got some shaking going on under acceleration - new axles, and all new torque mounts, so I suspect the engine mounts, and the wires are slack on both the front and rear... :|



User avatar
abscate
MVS Moderator
Posts: 17639
Joined: Sun Feb 17, 2013 5:54 pm
Year and Model: 99T5 ,99S70,2005V70
Location: NYC, ALBANY NY
Has thanked: 189 times
Been thanked: 601 times
Trinidad & Tobago
abscate

Re: Engine Mounts Bad?

Post by abscate » Sat Jun 15, 2019 3:40 am

I don’t think this is a valid test. I think the wires are safety wires to keep the engine in place but are fairly slack on new install.


Empty Nester
A Captain in a Sea of Estrogen
1999-V70-T5M56 2005-V70-M56 1999-S70 VW T4 BMW

DRN2001
Posts: 9
Joined: Sun Jun 02, 2019 12:32 am
Year and Model: 2007 XC70
Location: Brisbane
Has thanked: 6 times
Been thanked: 0
Australia
DRN2001

Re: Engine Mounts Bad?

Post by DRN2001 » Sat Jun 15, 2019 8:48 pm

Righto, thanks. Any idea how one determines if they're bad? My "shudder" has reduced replacing the torque mounts (they were obviously bad) but it's still there. I wonder also if the motor mounts took a beating by the torque mounts being bad? Another thing: I replaced the upper torque mount, but the two bushings on each side of the cross brace have a fair bit of movement...



Post Reply