We remove the power plant supports when dismantling the power plant components, as well as when replacing the supports themselves.

A characteristic defect of the supports is the delamination of the rubber layer, in which knocks appear when starting the engine, as well as when driving over bumps.

We show the removal of supports using the F4R engine as an example.

The right K4M engine mount is slightly different in shape but has the same attachment points.

Replacing the rear support

We perform work on a lift or a viewing ditch

Removing the engine crankcase protection (article - Removing the engine protection, wheel arch liners and mudguards Renault Duster)

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Using a 21 head, unscrew bolt 1 and loosen bolt 2 securing the support to the gearbox

Remove the support bracket

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Using a 21 head, unscrew the bolt securing the anti-vibration washer and support to the front suspension subframe

Remove the bolt with washer

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Remove the support

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Install the rear support in reverse order

Replacing the right power plant support

We substitute a jack under the engine sump through a wooden block.

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We remove from the holders the tube for supplying fuel to the rail and supplying fuel vapor to the receiver

Remove the wire harness holder from the support bracket hole

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With a 16 head, unscrew the three bolts securing the support bracket to the top cover of the timing drive

We unscrew the three bolts securing the support to the body

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Remove the right support of the power plant

Right power plant support

Replacement of the left support of the power plant

We substitute a jack under the gearbox housing through a wooden block

Remove the battery

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Remove the plastic battery tray.

We unscrew the two nuts securing the expansion tank of the engine cooling system.

Remove the tank from the studs of the body bracket and move the tank on the hoses to the side

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With a 16-head, unscrew the nut of the stud securing the support to the gearbox bracket

We unscrew the bolt of the upper fastening of the support bracket to the left side member

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With a 16 head, unscrew the bolt of the rear fastening of the support bracket to the side member

Loosen the rear bolt of the lower mounting of the bracket to the side member by a few turns

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Loosen the front bolt of the lower support bracket to the side member by a few turns

We slightly lower the power unit so that the pin of the gearbox bracket comes out of the hole in the support cushion.

Raise the support so that the slots in the lower part of its bracket come off the rods of the two lower mounting bolts

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Remove the left support with the bracket assembly from the engine compartment

With an 18 head, unscrew the nut of the bolt securing the support to the bracket

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Remove the bolt. We also unscrew the nut of the other bolt and remove the bolt

Disconnecting the support and the bracket

Install the left support of the power plant in reverse order.