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Author Topic: Espace 97-03 Engine Mounts  (Read 10892 times)
Will Falconer
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Posts: 161

« on: January 25, 2004, 08:19:19 pm »

Thanks Lennart for offering us Espace enthusiasts a forum.

My '99 24v has an appetite for breaking engine mount bolts. The first time it happened the gearbox mount came loose, allowing the driveshaft to pop-out and require replacement.

The second time, on January 1st, the bottom one under the timing belt sheared but I stopped quickly this time, just the driveshaft gaiter being damaged.

Too much power? Perhaps, but 1.6 Murenas suffer a similar problem.

Anyone else had this problem?
Lennart Sorth
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Posts: 832

« Reply #1 on: January 25, 2004, 09:09:57 pm »

Sounds terrible, - but as you know I have tried the "driveshaft-pop" as well, - on my Murena 1.9, until we got the legth right :-)

well, if its any consolation, I just had my Espace 94 td gearbox rebuilt, - as it had chewed a tooth of 1. gear ...

to much torque for the box, I guess. (or old age, - its done
well over 200.000km now)

Murena 1983 1.9i silver // Honda e '20 Charge Yellow  // VW Polo '22 1.0 tsi silver//
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