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Polyurethane Transmission Torque Mount Bushing - Soft

IPD - 113970

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Product Description


Most front wheel drive and all wheel drive Volvos utilize a link style transmission mount installed between the transmission and the engine subframe. This mount is designed to limit the twisting torque of the power train under acceleration. The mount has two bushings in it and the larger of the two bushings is very soft and prone to premature failure, which allows the engine and transmission to over torque, stressing other mounts and noticeably reducing performance and shifting smoothness.

ipd has developed an effective economical solution that replaces the large high void area rubber bushing with a heavy duty full polyurethane bushing. The upgrade is available as a kit that allows you to replace the faulty bushing or as a complete assembled unit for those of you who prefer a direct bolt on part. Pressing out the original bushing is pretty easy and can be done with a medium size vice and hammer. A press is not required. Replacing the complete part takes about 30 minutes with common hand tools, add an addition 10 minutes if you are pressing the new bushing into your original hardware.

Please note! Even though this is the "SOFT" version, these polyurethane bushings are firmer than the stock rubber parts they replace and can transmit additional vibration in some cases. Especially if the motor mounts and or transmission mounts are worn. When you replace the worn out rubber mount, now much of the load is supported by the new stiffer bushing and this can often lead to unwanted vibration, especially at idle on models equipped with automatic transmissions. It’s important to make sure that your other mounts are in good condition to avoid unwanted vibration.


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