Monthly Archives: July 2023

What is an Engine Mount and why does it fail?

What is an Engine Mount?    An engine mount, also known as a motor mount, is a component used in vehicles to secure the engine to the chassis or sub-frame. It is typically made of metal and rubber or a combination of these materials. Engine mounts play a crucial role in supporting the engine, reducing vibrations, and isolating it from the rest of the vehicle's structure. What does an engine mount do?    The primary purpose of engine mounts is to provide a stable and secure mounting point for the engine while minimizing the transmission of engine vibrations and noise to the passenger compartment. They help absorb and dampen the vibrations and shocks generated by the engine during operation. Engine mounts also help maintain proper alignment of the engine, ensuring that it remains in its designated position within the engine bay. Signs of a damaged engine mount If an engine mount fails or becomes damaged, several issues can arise. Firstly, there may be an incr ... read more

What is a Blower Motor and why does it fail?

The blower motor in a car plays a critical role in providing proper ventilation and controlling the climate inside the vehicle. It ensures the efficient circulation of air through the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system. However, like any other mechanical component, the blower motor can fail over time. At Green's Garage we service and repair all AC concerns including a faulty or non-responsive blower motor. Listed below are some signs your blower motor may have failed but please keep in mind the first step in any troubleshooting process is to perform an inspection of the vehicle to ensure that there are no underlying system faults.  What is a Blower Motor A car blower motor, also known as a heater blower motor or HVAC blower motor, is an electric motor that powers the fan responsible for circulating air through the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system in a vehicle. It is typically located behind the dashboard on the passenger sid ... read more

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