Worn Front Snub Mount? - AudiWorld Forums

A6 / S6 (C6 Platform) Discussion Discussion forum for the C6 Audi A6 produced from 2004-present and Audi S6 produced from 2007-present

Worn Front Snub Mount?

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 11-08-2013, 05:34 PM   #1
Audiworld Junior Member
Thread Starter
Join Date: Sep 2012
Posts: 49
Default Worn Front Snub Mount?

What are the signs of a worn snub mount? (I think thats what the rubber bushing on the front of the engine is called) I was under my car today and noticed mine has cracks in it. 2005 3.2 engine, about 80k miles.

mill3241 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-08-2013, 07:34 PM   #2
AudiWorld Member
Join Date: Apr 2013
Location: Aldie, VA
Posts: 113

I have the same thing on mine (2005 3.2 with ~72k miles). Looks pretty easy to replace, just wasn't sure what was normal and what the effects of it being worn would be.
dzywicki is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-11-2013, 12:05 PM   #3
AudiWorld Member
haloguy628's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Castle Pines CO
Posts: 274

Snub mount is a damper that restricts movement of the engine due to torsional forces.

I would not bother replacing it unless the snub mount splits completely. The snub mount is shaped similar to mushroom and what you are seeing in the picture is the stem. The hat is inside and most likely intact, otherwise you would have serious vibration when stopped and in gear.
haloguy628 is offline   Reply With Quote

Related Topics
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Audi A6 FS: 370mm Alcon / Stasis Front Big Brake Kit! Allroad BBK N'Syncro Parts For Sale 15 05-12-2017 04:44 PM
Audi Other FS: 2007 Audi RS4 black/black CCW ilikeit Vehicles For Sale 2 01-09-2016 09:24 AM
FS: 2007 Audi RS4 black/black CCW ilikeit Pacific Northwest Discussion 1 11-20-2015 06:57 AM
How to remove steering line retainer? Zumkopf A8 / S8 (D2 Platform) Discussion 1 09-10-2015 05:23 AM
Audi Other Nogaro 2001.5 S4, Tial 605 GT, 6spd in Orange County, CA S4intheOC Vehicles For Sale 0 09-08-2015 12:12 AM

a6, audi, c6, engine, mount, snub

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

All times are GMT -8. The time now is 02:45 AM.

  • Ask a Question
    Get answers from community experts
What's your question?