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Active motor mount

What is an active motor mount? Late model cars and SUV are being equipped with at least one active motor mount to dampen engine vibration. A motor mount connects the engine to a sub-frame and allows it to move slightly. As you press on the gas pedal and then engine generates more torque, the moves in an equal and opposite reaction. So the motor mount must allow some movement. The motor mount also absorbs some vibration, preventing that vibration from transferring to the frame and passengers. Traditional motor mounts Traditional … Read More

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