Broken outer exhaust manifold studs on Dodge Dakota

Problem Description and Possible Solution
The outer exhaust manifold studs can break and cause exhaust leaks. The outer studs, clamps, and nuts will need to be replaced and are now being tightened to a reduced torque value (20 Nm/180 in lbs).
Problem Data
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Engines affected: 2.5L 4 Cylinder, 3.9L V6
2 model years affected: 1995, 2001
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