Torque Specs

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All numbers are Torque Ft/Lbs unless noted. These numbers are thought to be correct but always double check.

91/92 Models

  • A/C Compressor Bracket to Engine Bolts 19
  • A/C Compressor to Front Bracket Bolt 40
  • A/C Compressor to Rear Bracket Bolt 19
  • Accessory Belt Idler Bolts 33
  • Accessory Belt Tensioner Bolts 22
  • Axle Shaft Support Bracket to Engine Bolts 41
  • Camshaft Sprocket Bolt 75
  • Connecting Rod Cap Nut 33
  • Cradle to Body Bolts 151
  • Crankshaft Sprocket Bolt 158
  • Cylinder Head Bolt
    • DOHC Tighten all bolts in sequence to 22ft/lbs. Then tighten all bolts to 37ft/lbs. Repeat sequence, tightening all bolts an additional 1/4 turn.
    • SOHC Tighten all bolts in sequence to 22ft/lbs. Then tighten all bolts to 33ft/lbs. Repeat sequence, tightening all bolts an additional 1/4 turn.
  • Engine Block Drain Plug 26
  • Engine to Transaxle Stiffening Brackets 40
  • Exhaust Manifold Retaining Nuts
    • DOHC 23
    • SOHC 16
  • Exhaust Pipe to Manifold Nuts 23
  • Flex Plate to Crankshaft 44
  • Flex plate to Torque Converter Bolts 41
  • Flywheel to Crankshaft 59
  • Front Engine Mount 52
  • Front Pulley to Crankshaft Bolt 159
  • Front Strut to Knuckle Bolt 148
  • Fuel Lines 19
  • Intake Manifold Retaining Nuts 22
  • Intake Manifold Support Bracket to Engine Bolt
    • DOHC
      • LH Side 22
      • RH Side 41
    • SOHC 22
  • Main Bearing Cap Bolts 37
  • Oil Pan Dran Plug 26
  • Power Steering Pump Retaining Bolts 27
  • Rocker Arm Shaft Bolts 19
  • Starter Motor Retaining Bolts 27
  • Throttle Body Bolts 23
  • Timing Chain Guide Bolts
    • Fixed 21
    • Pivoting 19
  • Torque Axis Mount to Engine Nuts 52
  • Torque Strut to Cradle Brackets 52
  • Transaxle to Block Bolts
    • Lower 96
    • Upper 66
  • Water Pump to Block Bolts 22
  • Water Pump Pulley Bolts 19
  • Wheel Lug Nuts 103
  • Cam Cover Bolts 89
  • Camshaft Bearing Cap Bolt 124
  • Coolant Sensor 71
  • Crankshaft Seal Housing to Block Bolts 97
  • Front Cover Bolts
  • Lower Center Bolt 89
  • Perimeter and Upper Center 22
  • Fuel Line to Fuel Rail 133
  • Fuel Line to Fuel Pressure Regulator 133
  • Oil Pan Bolts 80
  • Oil Pump Cover Screws 97
  • Starter Motor Bracket 80
  • Timing Chain Tensioner Bolts 168


93-97 Models

  • A/C Compressor Bracket to Engine Bolts 19
  • A/C Compressor to Front Bracket Bolt 40
  • A/C Compressor to Rear Bracket Bolt 19
  • Accessory Belt Idler Bolts 33
  • Accessory Belt Tensioner Bolts 22
  • Camshaft Sprocket Bolt 75
  • Cam Cover Bolt 89 in/lb
  • Camshaft Bearing Cap Bolt 124 in/lb
  • Connecting Rod Cap Nut 33
  • Cradle to Body Bolts 151
  • Crankshaft Pulley/Balancer Bolt 159
  • Cylinder Head Bolt
    • DOHC Tighten all bolts in sequence to 22ft/lbs. Then tighten all bolts to 37ft/lbs. Repeat sequence, tightening all bolts an additional 1/4 turn.
    • SOHC Tighten all bolts in sequence to 22ft/lbs. Then tighten all bolts to 33ft/lbs. Repeat sequence, tightening all bolts an additional 1/4 turn.
  • Engine Mounts
    • Front Mount to Block 52
    • Rear Mounts 35
  • Exhaust Manifold Retaining Nuts
    • DOHC 23
    • SOHC 16
  • Exhaust Pipe to Manifold Nuts 23
  • Flex Plate to Crankshaft 44
  • Flex plate to Torque Converter Bolts 41
  • Flywheel to Crankshaft 59
  • Front Cover
    • Except Lower Center Bolt 22
  • Intake Manifold Retaining Nuts
    • DOHC 22
    • SOHC 15
  • Oil Pan Darn Plug 26
  • Power Steering Pump Retaining Bolts 27
  • Rocker Arm Shaft Bolts 19
  • Starter Motor Retaining Bolts 27
  • Strut to Steering Knuckle Bolt 148
  • Throttle Body Bolts 24
  • Timing Chain Guide Bolts 19
  • Timing Chain Tensioner Bolt 14
  • Torque Axis Mount to Engine Nuts 37
  • Transaxle to Block Bolts
    • Lower 96
    • Upper 66
  • Water Pump to Block Bolts 22
  • Water Pump Pulley Bolts 19
  • Wheel Lug Nuts 103
  • Crankshaft Seal Housing to Block Bolts 97
  • Front Cover Lower Bolt 89
  • Fuel Line to Fuel Pressure Regulator Nut 133 in/lb
  • Oil Pan Bolts 80 in/lb
  • Oil Pump Cover Screws 97 in/lb

98-01 Models

  • A/C Compressor Bracket to Engine Bolts 19
  • A/C Compressor to Front Bracket Bolt 40
  • A/C Compressor to Rear Bracket Bolt 19
  • Accessory Belt Idler Bolts 22
  • Accessory Belt Tensioner Bolts 22
  • Camshaft Sprocket Bolt 75
  • Clutch Pressure Plate 19
  • Connecting Rod Cap Nut 33
  • Cradle to Body Bolts 151
  • Crankshaft Pulley/Balancer Bolt 159
  • Cylinder Head Bolt
    • DOHC Tighten all bolts in sequence to 22ft/lbs. Then tighten all bolts to 37ft/lbs. Repeat sequence, tightening all bolts an additional 1/4 turn.
    • SOHC Tighten all bolts in sequence to 22ft/lbs. Then tighten all bolts to 33ft/lbs. Repeat sequence, tightening all bolts an additional 1/4 turn.
  • Engine Mounts
    • Front Mount to Block 52
    • Front Mount to Front Cover 37
    • Rear Mounts 35
  • Exhaust Manifold Retaining Nuts
    • DOHC 150 Inch/Lbs
    • SOHC 16
  • Exhaust Pipe to Manifold Nuts 23
  • Flex Plate to Crankshaft 44
  • Flex plate to Torque Converter Bolts 52
  • Flywheel to Crankshaft 59
  • Front Cover
    • Except Lower Center Bolt 22
  • Lower Center Bolt 89 Inch/lbs
  • Intake Manifold Retaining Nuts 22
  • Main Bearing Cap Bolts 37
  • Oil Pan Drain Plug 27
  • Power Steering Pump Retaining Bolts 22
  • Rocker Arm Shaft Bolts 19
  • Spark Plugs 20
  • Starter Motor Retaining Bolts 27
  • Strut to Steering Knuckle Bolt 148
  • Throttle Body Bolts 23
  • Timing Chain Guide Bolts 19
  • Torque Axis Mount to Engine Nuts 37
  • Transaxle to Block Bolts
    • Lower 96
    • Upper 66
  • Water Pump to Block Bolts 22
  • Water Pump Pulley Bolts 19
  • Wheel Lug Nuts 103
  • Camshaft Bearing Cap Bolt 124 INCH lbs or 8 ft/lbs
  • Crankshaft Seal Housing to Block Bolts 97
  • Cylinder Head Cover Bolt 89
  • Oil Pan Bolts 80
  • Oil Pump Cover Screws 97
  • Timing Chain Tensioner Bolts 168
  • Um, 98 Is the Last year for the 91-98 style shorter rods that use nuts for the connecting rods, after 98 they use BOLTS

Connecting Rod Cap-to-Rod,25 N•m+75°,19 lb ft+75°.


2002 Models

Complete 2002 Engine Fastener Specs - FSM source Fastener Tightening Specifications Application Specification,Metric,English

  • A/C Compressor Brackets-to-Head/Block,25 N•m,19 lb ft
  • A/C Compressor-to-Front Bracket,54 N•m,40 lb ft
  • A/C Compressor-to-Rear Bracket,25 N•m,19 lb ft
  • A/C Compressor-to-Rear Bracket,30 N•m,22 lb ft
  • Accelerator Control Cable Bracket-to-Intake Manifold (L24),30 N•m,22 lb ft
  • Axle Shaft Intermediate Bracket-to-Block,55 N•m,41 lb ft
  • Battery Hold Down Nut,9 N•m,80 lb in
  • Battery Terminal Bolts,17 N•m,13 lb ft
  • Belt Idler Pulley-to-Front Cover,27 N•m,20 lb ft
  • Belt Tensioner Idler Pulley Bolt,27 N•m,20 lb ft
  • Belt Tensioner-to-Block,30 N•m,22 lb ft
  • Belt Tensioner-to-Front Cover,27 N•m,20 lb ft
  • Brake Caliper Bolt,110 N•m,81 lb ft
  • Camshaft Bearing Cap-to-Head (LL0),14 N•m,10 lb ft
  • Camshaft Cover-to-Head (LL0),10 N•m,89 lb in
  • Camshaft Sprockets-to-Camshafts,100 N•m,74 lb ft
  • Camshaft Thrust Bearing-to-Head (L24),25 N•m,19 lb ft
  • Canister Purge Solenoid-to-Block,22 N•m,16 lb ft
  • Clutch Pressure Plate-to-Flywheel,25 N•m,19 lb ft
  • Connecting Rod Cap-to-Rod,25 N•m+75°,19 lb ft+75°
  • Coolant Drain-to-Plug/Block,30 N•m,22 lb ft
  • Coolant Temperature Sensor,8 N•m,71 lb in
  • Crankshaft Bearing Cap-to-Block,50 N•m,37 lb ft
  • Crankshaft Bearing Tie Plates,25 N•m,18 lb ft
  • Crankshaft Bearing Tie Plate Insert,3.5 N•m,31 lb in
  • Crankshaft Bearing Tie Plate-to-Oil Pan Rail,55 N•m,41 lb ft
  • Crankshaft Position Sensor,9 N•m,80 lb in
  • Crankshaft Pulley Bolt (L24),215 N•m,159 lb ft
  • Crankshaft Rear Oil Seal Assembly-to-Block,11 N•m,97 lb in
  • Crankshaft Vibration Damper/Pulley-to-Crankshaft,215N•m,159 lb ft
  • Cylinder Block Drain Plugs,35 N•m,26 lb ft
  • Cylinder Head Bolts - First Pass,30 Cylinder Head Bolt Tightening Sequence,22 Cylinder Head Bolt Tightening Sequence
    • Cylinder Head Bolts - First Pass,30 N•m,22 lb ft
    • Cylinder Head Bolts - Second Pass (DOHC),45 N•m+90°,33 lb ft+90°
    • Cylinder Head Bolts - Second Pass (SOHC),50 N•m+90°,37 lb ft+90°
  • Deaeration Line Clamps-to-Engine Bracket (L24),11 N•m,97 lb in
  • Deaeration Line Fitting-to-Cylinder Head (L24),9 N•m,80 lb in
  • EGR Valve-to-Head,30 N•m,22 lb ft
  • EGR Valve-to-Head,25 N•m,19 lb ft
  • Engine Block Heater Bolt,25 N•m,18 lb ft
  • Engine Mount-to-Front Cover Nuts,50 N•m,37 lb ft
  • Engine Mount-to-Midrail Bracket Nuts,50 N•m,37 lb ft
  • Engine Stiffening Bracket,47 N•m,35 lb ft
  • Engine Strut-to-Frame Bracket and Engine Strut-to-Engine Bracket,70 N•m,52 lb ft
  • Engine/Transaxle Grounds,25 N•m,19 lb ft
  • Exhaust Manifold Studs-to-Head,13 N•m,9.5 lb ft
  • Exhaust Manifold-to-Head (L24),22 N•m,16 lb ft
  • Exhaust Manifold-to-Head (LL0),18 N•m,13 lb ft
  • Exhaust Pipe Bracket to Stiffener Bracket,47 N•m,35 lb ft
  • Exhaust Pipe to Catalytic Converter,48 N•m,35 lb ft
  • Exhaust Pipe to Manifold,31 N•m,23 lb ft
  • Exhaust Pipe to Support Bracket,31 N•m,23 lb ft
  • Flexplate-to-Converter,70 N•m,52 lb ft
  • Flexplate-to-Crankshaft,60 N•m,44 lb ft
  • Flywheel-to-Crankshaft,80 N•m,59 lb ft
  • Frame-to-Body,205 N•m,151 lb ft
  • Front A/C Bracket-to-Block,47 N•m,35 lb ft
  • Front Cover Lower Center Bolt (Number 14),10 N•m,89 lb in
  • Front Cover Perimeter Bolts,30 N•m,22 lb ft
  • Front Mount-to-Engine Block,55 N•m,41 lb ft
  • Fuel Line Retainer Clip,4 N•m,35 lb in
  • Generator Bolts,32 N•m,24 lb ft
  • Generator/Starter Battery Positive Terminal,10 N•m,89 lb in
  • Intake Manifold Brace-to-Block (LL0),10 N•m,89 lb in
  • Intake Manifold Studs-to-Head,13 N•m,9.5 lb ft
  • Intake Manifold Support Bracket (L24)-to-Block and Intake,30 N•m,22 lb ft
  • Intake Manifold-to-Head (L24),30 N•m,22 lb ft
  • Intake Manifold-to-Head (LL0),13 N•m,9.5 lb ft
  • Knock Sensor,25 N•m,19 lb ft
  • Knuckle Attachment Bolts-to-Strut,200 N•m,148 lb ft
  • Lower Transaxle Bolts,130 N•m,96 lb ft
  • Oil Gallery Plug-to-Block,30 N•m,22 lb ft
  • Oil Level Indicator Tube-to-Block,30 N•m,22 lb ft
  • Oil Pan Drain Plug,37 N•m,27 lb ft
  • Oil Pan-to-Block,9 N•m,80 lb in
  • Oil Pickup Tube Bracket-to-Tie Plate,15 N•m,11 lb ft
  • Oil Pickup Tube-to-Block,15 N•m,11 lb ft
  • Oil Pressure Sending Unit,45 N•m,33 lb ft
  • Oil Pump Cover-to-Front Cover,11 N•m,8 lb ft
  • Oxygen Sensor,25 N•m,19 lb ft
  • Oxygen Sensor,45 N•m,33 lb ft
  • Power Steering Pump Brace-to-Block,30 N•m,22 lb ft
  • Power Steering Pump Bracket-to-Block,30 N•m,22 lb ft
  • Power Steering Pump-to-Bracket,30 N•m,22 lb ft
  • Rocker Arm Cover-to-Head (L24),30 N•m,22 lb ft
  • Rocker Arm Shaft-to-Head,25 N•m,19 lb ft
  • Spark Plug-to-Head,27 N•m,20 lb ft
  • Starter Motor-to-Block,37 N•m,27 lb ft
  • Starter Solenoid Terminal,5 N•m,44 lb in
  • Starter Support Bracket-to-Axle Shaft Bracket,30 N•m,22 lb ft
  • Steering Shaft U-Joint Bolt,47 N•m,35 lb ft
  • Stiffening Bracket-to-Engine/Transaxle,54 N•m,40 lb ft
  • Strut Bracket-to-Frame Nuts,50 N•m,37 lb ft
  • Support Bracket-to-Intake Manifold (LL0),10 N•m,89 lb in
  • Support Bracket-to-Intermediate Shaft Support Bracket (LL0),30 N•m,22 lb ft
  • Throttle Body-to-Air Intake Manifold (LL0),12 N•m,9 lb ft
  • Timing Chain Fixed Block-to-Head,26 N•m,19 lb ft
  • Timing Chain Fixed Guide-to-Block,26 N•m,19 lb ft
  • Timing Chain Pivot Guide-to-Head,26 N•m,19 lb ft
  • Timing Chain Tensioner-to-Block,19 N•m,168 lb in
  • Timing Chain Tensioner-to-Block,19 N•m,14 lb ft
  • Transaxle Dust Cover,10 N•m,89 lb in
  • Upper Engine Mount-to-Front Cover,50 N•m,37 lb ft
  • Upper Engine Mount-to-Front Rail Bracket,50 N•m,37 lb ft
  • Upper Mount-to-Frame Rail Bracket,50 N•m,37 lb ft
  • Upper Transaxle Bolts,90 N•m,66 lb ft
  • Water Pump Pulley-to-Water Pump Hub,25 N•m,19 lb ft
  • Water Pump-to-Block,30 N•m,22 lb ft
  • Wheel Nuts,140 N•m,103 lb ft
  • Wiring Harness (PCM Ground),10 N•m,89 lb in
  • Wiring Harness-to-Transaxle Case/Engine Block,25 N•m,18 lb ft


See also