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Old 20-10-2011, 19:24   #1
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Yanmar Motor Mount Replacement

Found the right/rear engine mount broken during pre-cruise checks prior to a coastal trip SF Bay to Half Moon Bay in northern California. Does anyone know anything preventing me from removing and r

eplacing the broken mount?

FYI, it showed no prior signs of fatigue (no visible cracks).

The engine is a 11 year old Yanmar 4JH2-HTE 76 HP turbo w/ intercooler w/ 2100 hours on it.

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Old 20-10-2011, 20:23   #2
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Re: Yanmar Motor Mount Replacement

This looks like it bolts on to the back of the engine. Perhaps the mount can be replaced or easily fabricated.
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Re: Yanmar Motor Mount Replacement

That's not the mount itself. it's the support bracket for the mount. I see it broke on the bend. It may have fatigued at the factory. Just unbolt it and install a new one. Then check your shaft alignment.
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Re: Yanmar Motor Mount Replacement

Just curious. Were you getting alot of vibration. How did you discover it? Looks simple to change. Some are much more difficult I would think. Good luck
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