Ford Focus Engine Mount Replacement

In this article, you will find step-by-step instructions (including videos and pictures) to help you replace passenger side engine mount on Ford Focus.

Symptoms

Symptoms of a failed motor mount can often be misdiagnosed as engine running rough.

  • Vibration can be felt in a cabin or seat
  • Steering wheel shakes
  • Visible engine mount fluid leak

What you will need

Procedure

  1. Park the vehicle and allow it to cool down.
  2. Support the engine by placing the jack right below the engine. Place a wood block between the engine and the jack to prevent damage to the engine or oil pan.SUPPORT ENGINE FORD FOCUS TO REPLACE ENGINE MOUNT
  3. Remove the coolant tank from the bracket and put it to the side.
  4. Remove the two bolts that secure the engine mount to the frame.REMOVE FORD FOCUS ENGINE MOUNT BOLTS
  5. Remove the two 18mm bolts that secure the engine mount to the engine block. If the engine starts to lower, raise the engine slightly using the jack that's supporting the engine.remove engine mount ford focus
  6. Once all the bolts and nuts are removed, simply remove the engine mount from the vehicle by lifting it up. Watch the following video for more help.
  7. Install the new engine mount.install ford focus engine mountStart by tightening the nuts to the engine block. If needed lower the engine until the mount sits on the frame then install both bolts that secure the mount to the frame.
  8. Torque all the bolts to specification.

Torque Specifications

  • Engine Side Nuts:
    • 65 lb-ft
  • Chassis Bolts:
    • 60 lb-ft (mounts with two bolts)
    • 35 lb-ft (mounts with three bolts)

Ford Focus engine mounts may also be referred to as motor mount or engine isolator. The passenger side engine mount is oil-filled (hydraulic mount).

The passenger side engine mounts on Ford Focus can fail which can lead to engine vibrations to be felt in the cabin. Replacing Ford Focus mounts is a very easy procedure and takes about one to two hours per mount.

Vehicle System
Engine Ford