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Cadillac Seville SLS: front motor mount replacement 2002 cadillac

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front motor mount replacement 2002 cadillac sls replacement engine mount; Easy installation.
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Cadillac
Expert:  Neal replied 5 years ago.

Hello, my name isXXXXX will do my best to assist you. I don't know your automotive experience level, so I may have to ask questions of you before I can answer. I only know as much about your concern as you have stated in your post, so please feel free to add as much detailed information as possible. If I cannot help I will opt out and let another expert assist you.

 

Are you asking how to install the front motor mount?

Customer: replied 5 years ago.
Yes i am asking how to install the front motor mount. i have all the tools and equipment to do the job all i want to know is the proper to proceed
Expert:  Neal replied 5 years ago.

Ok, here is the step by step with diagrams.

 

Engine Mount Replacement - Front

Removal Procedure
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1. Raise and support the vehicle.

2. Remove the nut securing the front engine mount to the engine frame.
3. Remove the engine frame.
4. Remove the nut securing the front engine mount to the front engine mount bracket.
5. Remove the front engine mount.

Installation Procedure
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1. Insert the front engine mount stud (short) through the hole in the front engine mount bracket.

2. Install the nut securing the front engine mount to the front engine mount bracket.
^ Tighten the front engine mount to bracket nut to 114 Nm (84 ft. lbs.).
3. Install the engine frame.
4. Install the nut securing the front engine mount to the engine frame.
^ Tighten the front engine mount nut to 70 Nm (52 ft. lbs.).
5. Lower the vehicle.

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Customer: replied 5 years ago.
Neal how much time does caddy give for this job. also do i have to support the motor
Expert:  Neal replied 5 years ago.
The book calls for 4.3 hours. I always support the engine.
Customer: replied 5 years ago.
I have 30 years doing diesel tractors and this just seams to simple of a job, if your sure this is all the info I need i will accept your answer. Did not want to wait for a gm repair manual
Expert:  Neal replied 5 years ago.
That is the procedure directly from the factory manual. If you have a problem let me know, this question will remain open even after you accept. With your experieince you will not have a problem at all.
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