Replacing the SAAB 9-3 engine mount insert (Manual #6)

In the guide below, we show how you can easily replace the rubber insert in the engine mount on a Saab 9-3 car. Replacing the whole engine mount can be expensive, however the solution that Tedgum proposes, significantly reduces the cost of repair.

Replacement process:


Obraz Wymiana Wkładu Poduszki SAAB 1
Mark the element for future cuts are to be made.


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Element with notches made. Incisions can be made by any technique. It is important to cut only the folded collar.


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Bend the notches around the entire circumference to be able to press out the cushion rubber element freely.


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The next step is to pull the rubber element out of the housing. Press on the inner metal part of the insert.


Obraz Wymiana Wkładu Poduszki SAAB 5
The extruded damping element that has visible signs of wear and needs to be replaced.


Obraz Wymiana Wkładu Poduszki SAAB 6
Set up the new element correctly, remembering to correctly position the inner insert relative to the socket.


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Before pressing on the press, the element should be lubricated thoroughly to reduce friction.


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Use a press to press in the new insert.


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Correctly pressed in element.


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We fasten the element rigidly (e.g. in a vice) and precisely bend the collar.


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A properly repaired element should look like above.

SAAB 9-3 (1998- 2002)

Engine mount left=right (insert)

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Manual shown above is just a presentation showing how the repair procedure can be made. TEDGUM® company does not bear responsibility for any errors in the manual and incorrect interpretation of the manual. Repair should be preceded by skilled personnel with the use of appropriate tools and with keeping all the safety means. All rights reserved.

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