Diagnosing Bad Engine Mounts

The RPM are 840 on both “N” and “D”, however when I throw it on the “N”, the sound goes away.I tried, having it on “D” and holding the brakes, to raise RPM to about 1100, and that is when the noise is most evident.The best described it is a very low intensity roar and slight vibration.

Volvo 940 Engine Mount Replacement Tutorial

Volvo 940 engine mount replacement tutorial

MVS Contributor and Member Writer100 shows us how to do a Volvo 940 engine mount replacement — including, importantly, what parts to buy to save $68 per side. The local Volvo dealer quoted me $100 per mount. Volvo Parts Online misidentified the part; originally they quoted me $24.95 which I thought was too good to […]

Replace Upper Engine Mount w/ OEM Bushing

Upper Engine Mount Bushing Tutorial Overview By Geevs The 850’s upper engine mount is designed to hold the engine in place. Without it, the engine would thrash back and forth in the engine bay and damage nearly everything near it. There are two lower engine mounts that are responsible for the engine’s weight, but these […]

850, S70, V70, V70XC Front/Rear Motor Mounts Tutorial

Front/Rear Motor Mount Replacement – 2WD Turbo Models (mine was a 1998 S70 GLT)

  1. Remove radiator Fan. Remove 15mm/13mm top strut mount bolt/nut.
  2. Remove 15mm top front motor mount nut.
  3. Raise and support vehicle on jack stands.
  4. Remove passenger front tire and bend back splash shield.
  5. Support engine with a floor jack using a 2×4 across front of oil pan to distribute weight.
  6. Remove both 14mm bolts attaching right front motor mount to engine.
  7. Remove 14mm lower front motor mount bolt.
  8. Raise front of engine and remove old/install new motor mount. Lower engine onto new mount.
  9. Install but do not tighten 15mm nut and 14mm bolt on motor mount.

S60 Poly Top Engine Mount

I have an’04 S60 and just replaced the top mount with the polyurethane mount from IPD. They warn of more vibration but couldn’t believe how much worse the vibration is. Think I’m going to swap this back out for the OEM style mount. Before I do I was wondering if anyone else had the same […]

Replace Upper Engine Mount w/ Polyurethane Bushing


Replace your upper engine mount bushings with polyurethane The 850’s upper mount is designed to hold the engine in place. Without it, the engine would thrash back and forth in the bay and damage everything near it. Overtime, these bushings hold on to that engine every single day. It’s a tough job. Eventually, they wear […]