The mount and bracket are going to come out together, and the mount can the be replaced. Remove the two front subframe bolts and lower the frame. Remove the mount to frame nuts, remove the nuts and studs that attach the lower bracket to the crankcase, and with a long extension and a wobbly socket, you can get the 15mm upper bolts. If you don't have the tools mentioned, you can loosen and/or remove the cooling fan and get a wrench or something on them, you won't be able to raise it enough. You can lift in that area, but use a block of wood to spread the load. The bracket will rotate toward the trans and out the opening between frame and body, the upper part of the bracket should come out first, and then gain space to remove the entire piece. Watch for the ride height sensor links attached to the lower control arms, as you lower the frame they can come apart, just disconnect them. You can lower the frame and let it hang without a problem. Hope it works.
Wednesday, June 10th, 2009 AT 10:34 PM