How to Install Ford Focus VF Engine Rear Mount

How to Install Ford Focus VF Engine Rear Mount (4)

This instruction show you the main steps on how to install Ford Focus VF engine rear mount.And thanks to WD40 member from fordfocus forum share his experience.

 

Main Procedures:

1.Jack up the front end of the car, and support on stands.
2.Place floor jack underneath the transmission.
As seen in the picture, I used a piece of 2X4 to distribute the load more evenly.
Just take the pressure off the mount. No need to raise the transmission.
3.Remove the 3 bolts noted by the red arrows.
4 .Loosen the bolt denoted by the yellow arrow, but do not remove.

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5.Pivot the gold colored plate as shown.
6.Rotate the front of the mount towards the passenger side, pull forward, and remove.

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7. Install the new motor mount just as you took the old one out by rotating it into position.
8.Install the forward most bolt into the gold plate. (Hand tighten only at this point)
9.Install the forward most motor mount bolt. (Hand tighten only at this point)
10.Using a 2X2 as shown (or equivalent),gently pry the engine/transmission assembly forward to line up the rear motor mount bolt hole.
11. Install the rear motor bolt. (Hand tighten only)

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12.Torque the 2 motor mount bolts and 2 plate bolts to 35 lbs-ft.
13.Lower the jack from underneath the transmission, and then lower the car to the ground.
14.Start car.
15.Drive car.
16.Shift from 1st to 2nd gear, and note how much better it hooks up!

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