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denise ... 7/8/2013

2001 Buick LeSabre Limited 6 Cyl 3.8L

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 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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