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denise cucaro
denise ... 7/8/2013
2001 Buick LeSabre Limited 6Cyl3.8L - Transmissions & Drivetrains
replaced 3 right half shafts in the last 4 years. have changed front and rear engine mounts.
147000 miles,do i have to deal with the transmission mounts.
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  • Jimm
    Jimm 7/8/2013
    Usually, the engine and transmission mounts are all replaced at the same time due to age / wear and mileage considerations. Having at least one worn mount - either the trans or motor - may cause the half shaft wear - abnormal bearing wear due to the uneven loading from the worn mounts.

    Check the many on-line auto parts sources, such as; www.partstrain.com, www.partsgeek.com, www.carpartswarehouse.com, or www.rockauto.com for the replacement parts.
    For example, they (RockAuto) list the front motor mounts from around $32.00 and the transmission mount from around $15.00 for your vehicle. Remember, the transmission requires the rear left, front left and center mounts.
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