I could see no cracks or chips in the hard rubber components of the dogbone that I could get to without removing the cruise control module or power steering fluid reservoir. Last autumn I was tipped off to the strut mount bushing failure design flaw which as you know is a Technical Service Bulletin item. I guess the moral of the story for me here is that I haven't had real good luck with aftermarket motor mounts which is why i posed the question. I too had an experience with replacing my C1500 motor mounts where four months after replacement, one failed. When observing the old part I noticed that the rubber wasn't ripped or torn but just worn-out.
Get multiple quotes from junk yards and auto wreckers who compete for your business. Our online parts catalog uses real-time inventory, so you can be assured the parts you buy are in stock at the time of ordering. I ordered the part form Park Place Lexus in Plano, Texas. If this works, I'm sure it saves quite a bit of money by allowing you to fix your existing dogbone for just a few dollars. The torque strut seemed of cheaper quality too. Looks like a worn-out dogbone issue may be next on the agenda. I got one from Rock Auto, I would think any replacement would be good.
We'll do our best to help you find top-quality engine mounts at the best prices possible. We stock engine mount parts for most Lexus models including , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , and. Thanks again for sharing the details. I ordered her the same part on Thursday; should be here Monday. . If any clunks or jerks surface, I'll look at the dogbone engine mount first.
I swear it didn't take me more than 20 minutes and I was doing the laundry at the same time. I also told my wife to let me know if she begins to experience any clunking or jerking as she engages her transmission into Drive or Reverse. So I'll add this component to my inspection routine for this vehicle and keep an eye on it. Remove 3 10mm nuts that secure the cruise-control and move it to the front of the engine. Lift the power-steering reservoir from its place on the inner fender.
I just ordered a dogbone this morning for the man across the street. I got newer beefier ones and had to re do the job. Thanks for the tip on doing your own dogbone re-build. If you can post the specific thread here, or include details of the products used for re-build, it would be much appreciated. Inventory changes often so if you don't see the engine mounts that you need we can help you find it when you complete our. Finally, you can also check your vehicle title and registration documents.
Most orders are shipped the same day. I couldn't believe how cheesey they were compare to the original stamped steel motor mount brackets. Sure enough, we had to address that issue in my wife's vehicle this past January. This vehicle is now pushing 95,000 miles so you can bet that I'll be paying attention to the dogbone. In fact, it almost looked like I could pop the welds if i were to jam a screwdriver in it and pry a lil. We sell wholesale to the public.
To find it, stand outside your vehicle and look at the corner where the windshield meets the dashboard. Call toll free to order or place your order online via our secure checkout system. The rubber appears to still be firm enough to allow this mount to do its job. . . . .
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