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Old 12-04-2010, 09:32 PM
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Default 4.0 engine shock absorber (I think)

There is a small shock on my motor, right next to the power steering pump, it is blown out, fluid all over the place. What is this thing called and where do I get one, I asked the dealer and they can't seem to find it.

Can I put a solid mounted piece in there or does it have to have "give"
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Old 12-04-2010, 09:34 PM
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Default Re: 4.0 engine shock absorber (I think)

its probably to compensate for the engine torque'ing. They are called engine torque struts at Advance, idk if we can get one though
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Old 12-04-2010, 11:25 PM
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Default Re: 4.0 engine shock absorber (I think)

Your engine must be a torquey beast to break a torque strut.
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Old 12-05-2010, 12:11 AM
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Default Re: 4.0 engine shock absorber (I think)

Yup, that's what it is. It's to help absorb vibration in the engine or some BS. I have one too, I was looking at a heavier duty shock for it, since I drive a truck and I'm used to it beating my kidneys against my tonsils.
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