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Reliability of your car

Updated on July 29, 2016

Engine mounts

Engine mounts are basically used in cars to mount the engine or power train in some cases as the name suggests.Purpose of an engine mount is to isolate the engine vibration to the passenger compartment. The criterion which is important or the engine mount is its stiffness in all the three directions and its durability for a specific number of cycles derived based on the instrumented road load data. Structural failure or performance not meeting are the important aspects in case of engine mounts.This may lead to heavy vibration levels in vehicle which can be felt in passenger compartment thus causing irritation . To meet the reliability the proper selection of the rubber, its compounding , shape and construction of the engine mount etc are important

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