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2003 Ford Explorer Question: need to know head bolt torque

 

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kidkirb, 4.0L V6 SOHC, Galena, OH, November 25, 2012, 13:17
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1 book calls for 108 then 90 then 90. My guess that is a misprint

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    ziptie12 November 25, 2012, 14:06
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    Is there a 'degree' mark after the 90s?

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    your.mechanic November 25, 2012, 16:29
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    It is not a misprint....it means you have to torque all the bolts to proper torque specifications, then an additional ninety degrees on each of all the bolts then an additional ninety degrees again on each of all the bolts.

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    kidkirb, November 25, 2012, 18:31
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    Yes, I understand that. I just don't understand starting at 108 ftlbs ,then turn 90 then turn 90. The 108 has to be a misprint...

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    pushrod November 25, 2012, 18:26
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    3 steps. 26 ft. lbs. Then-90° + 90° In proper sequence, that is what i got!

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    kidkirb, November 25, 2012, 18:29
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    Thanks, Greatly appreciated.

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    pushrod, November 25, 2012, 22:18
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    With a new bolt kit! These bolts stretch to yield the final torque. That is first step 26 ft. lbs. all bolts, then + 1/4 turn all bolts, final step + 1/4
    turn all bolts in prprer order.

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