2002 Dodge Ram 1500 Q&A
2002 Dodge Ram 1500 Question: Head Bolts
You are right, The Head Bolts should be replaced, but in reality, at a dealership or independent shop, they are rarely replaced. - Johnny Mopar
Just need the torque on the head bolts.
Do the heads have a three stage tightening pattern you must follow?
What do the head bolts have to be torqued to on a 96 dodge RAM 1500 5.2L v8?
Exhaust manifold bolts commonly break, exhaust manifold gaskets should be replaced and replace bolts as needed.