Replacing the Engine Mount of the Ford Focus

Ford Focus Engine Mount Replacement

Is your Ford Focus engine vibrating frequently, and is the steering wheel shakey? Learn how to fix the problem by replacing your Ford Focus engine mount.


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

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

What you will need

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  • Ford Focus Engine Mount
  • Floor Jack
  • 2″x4″ pieces of wood
  • Torque wrench
  • Flathead screwdriver
  • Metric Socket Set
    • 15mm
    • 18mm


  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 engine or oil pan damage.SUPPORT ENGINE FORD FOCUS TO REPLACE ENGINE MOUNT
  3. Remove the coolant tank from the bracket and put it to the side.

Remove the two bolts that secure the engine mount to the frame.REMOVE FORD FOCUS ENGINE MOUNT BOLTS

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 supporting the engine.remove engine mount ford focus

Once all the bolts and nuts are removed, remove the engine mount from the vehicle by lifting it. Watch the following video for more help.

Install the new engine mount.install ford focus engine mount Start by tightening the nuts to the engine block. If needed, lower the engine until the mount sits on the frame, installing bolts that secure the mount to the frame.

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 or engine isolators. The passenger side engine mount is oil-filled (hydraulic mount). The passenger side engine mounts on Ford Focus can fail, leading to engine vibrations in the cabin. Replacing Ford Focus mounts is an effortless procedure and takes about one to two hours per mount.

We hope you find the Ford Focus Engine Mount Replacement guide helpful. Check these troubleshooting and repair guides for more help on your Ford Focus.


  • Rushit Hila • ASE Certified

    Rushit Hila, an ASE-certified engineer (G1 Automotive Maintenance and Repair), brings over two decades of hands-on experience in the automotive world to his writing. With a strong educational background, including a Master of Science in Engineering and a Bachelor of Science in Engineering, he has honed his skills and expertise through years of practical work. As a respected authority in the field, Mr. Hila is dedicated to offering insightful and valuable content that resonates with both vehicle owners and mechanics.

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