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Old 06-06-2010, 05:17 AM   #1
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Anyone replaced top mount ?


Got a sueaking sound from top of front mount. Been reading on here and not a lot of info...

Is it rubber or a bearing or a composite of both ??

Do you have to remove the strut, anyone help or got a pic for the 986 ?


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Old 06-06-2010, 06:02 AM   #2
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Google Pedros garage for complete instructions and pictures.
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Old 06-06-2010, 12:45 PM   #3
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Think i should of been more specific, it is not the engine mount but front strut.

Anyway i had a look earlier and lubed/greased with silicon spray but the squeek is still there.

Everyone is pointing me towards the inner coffin arm mount.

How can i trace it ?
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Old 06-06-2010, 01:51 PM   #4
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my front strut mount ( passenger side ) went out last year and i had to get it replaced. it sounded like a squeaking - metal on metal - mostly when i'd hit a bump in the road or go over a speed hump.

i chose to take it to an independent porsche garage since i don't have the tools or the confidence to do it myself.


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