The power plant (engine with gearbox) is mounted on three supports with elastic rubber elements

Two front bearings perceive the main mass of the power plant, and the rear bearing compensates for the torque from the transmission and the loads that are perceived when starting, accelerating and braking the car

How to replace Mazda 6 powerplant mounts

The main reason powerplant mounts are replaced is damage or loss of elasticity, which increases the vibration transmitted to the car body from the powerplant

Replacing the right support

The support is attached with two nuts to the bracket on the cylinder block and with three bolts to the body side member

How to replace Mazda 6 powerplant mounts

Remove the decorative engine cover, as described in previous articles

We install a reliable support under the engine or hang the engine with a lifting mechanism

How to replace Mazda 6 powerplant mounts

How to replace Mazda 6 powerplant mounts

We unscrew the bolt securing the terminal to the support and set aside the ground wire

How to replace Mazda 6 powerplant mounts

How to replace Mazda 6 powerplant mounts

We unscrew the two nuts securing the bracket to the engine block

How to replace Mazda 6 powerplant mounts

We unscrew and remove the upper bolt together with the vibration damper

How to replace Mazda 6 powerplant mounts

Remove the bracket

How to replace Mazda 6 powerplant mounts

We unscrew the three mounting bolts and remove the right support of the power plant

How to replace Mazda 6 powerplant mounts

Install the right support in reverse order

Replacing the left support of the power plant

Remove the battery

Remove the air filter

We install a reliable support under the gearbox housing or hang the power plant with a lifting mechanism

How to replace Mazda 6 powerplant mounts

Unscrew the bolt securing the left engine mount to the bracket and remove the bolt

How to replace Mazda 6 powerplant mounts

We unscrew the two side mounting bolts

How to replace the power plant mounts of a Mazda 6

We unscrew the two upper bolts securing the left support of the power plant to the body side member

How to replace Mazda 6 powerplant mounts

And remove the left support

Install the left support and all removed parts in reverse order

Replacing the rear support of the power plant

The support is attached to the bracket on the gearbox and to the front suspension subframe

We install a reliable support under the gearbox housing or hang the power unit with a lifting mechanism

How to replace Mazda 6 powerplant mounts

With two 17 keys, unscrew and remove the bolt securing the support to the gearbox housing

How to replace Mazda 6 powerplant mounts

Unscrew the bolt securing the support to the front suspension subframe and remove the support

Install the rear suspension support of the power plant in reverse order

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