Chevrolet Impala Eighth (2000-2005) Torque Spec Settings

Researched by Yien Yien Chan
Updated: January 19, 2024

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Below you'll find the tightening torques for the Chevrolet Impala Eighth in both Nm and ft/lbs. The first table contains the most-used torque settings. The tables after it contain all torque spec values I could find.

Most-used torque specs for Chevrolet Impala Eighth

Part Description Torque (Nm) Torque (ft/lbs) Remarks Applies to
Spark plugs Spark plugs 2 1
  • 3.8L Gasoline Engine
  • V6
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Common rail Water pump pulley bolts 25 18
  • 3.4L Gasoline Engine
  • V6
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Steering wheel Wheel nuts 140 103
  • 3.8L Gasoline Engine
  • V6
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Steering wheel Steering wheel 41 30
  • 3.8L Gasoline Engine
  • V6
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  • Production years: 2000 - 2005
  • Generation: Eighth
  • Type of van: car
  • Model variant: Base

All Torque Settings in Tables

engine torque settings

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Part Description Torque (Nm) Torque (ft/lbs) Remarks Applies to
Oil pan Oil pan 14 10
  • 3.4L Gasoline Engine
  • V6
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Oil pressure switch Oil pressure test hole plug 12 9
  • 3.4L Gasoline Engine
  • V6
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Oil pump Oil pump bolt 8 6 M6 x 1.0 x 20 bolts
  • 3.4L Gasoline Engine
  • V6
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Oil pump Oil pump bolt 12 9 M6 x 1.0 x 85 bolts
  • 3.4L Gasoline Engine
  • V6
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Oil pump Oil pump bolt 16 12 M6 x 1.0 x 95 bolts
  • 3.4L Gasoline Engine
  • V6
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Cylinder head Cylinder head bolts 60 44
  • 3.4L Gasoline Engine
  • V6
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Spark plugs Spark plugs 2 1
  • 3.8L Gasoline Engine
  • V6
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Spark plugs Spark plugs to new cylinder 27 20
  • 3.8L Gasoline Engine
  • V6
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Spark plugs Spark plugs to existing cylinder 15 11
  • 3.8L Gasoline Engine
  • V6
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Intake manifold Vertical lower intake manifold bolts 7 5
  • 3.4L Gasoline Engine
  • V6
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Intake manifold Vertical lower intake manifold bolts 7 5
  • 3.4L Gasoline Engine
  • V6
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Throttle body Throttle body nuts 10 7
  • 3.8L Gasoline Engine
  • V6
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Throttle body Throttle body retaining nuts and bolts 28 21
  • 3.4L Gasoline Engine
  • V6
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Engine mounts Engine mount upper nuts 78 58
  • 3.4L Gasoline Engine
  • V6
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Engine mounts Engine mount bracket nuts 102 75
  • 3.4L Gasoline Engine
  • V6
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Sensor A/C refreigerant pressure sensor 5 4
  • 3.8L Gasoline Engine
  • V6
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Sensor MAF sensor 3 2
  • 3.8L Gasoline Engine
  • V6
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Sensor ECT sensor 20 15
  • 3.8L Gasoline Engine
  • V6
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Sensor CKP sensor 30 22
  • 3.8L Gasoline Engine
  • V6
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Sensor Knock sensor 19 14
  • 3.8L Gasoline Engine
  • V6
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Sensor HO2S Sensor 41 30
  • 3.8L Gasoline Engine
  • V6
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Sensor TP sensor 2 1
  • 3.8L Gasoline Engine
  • V6
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Sensor MAP sensor screws 3 2
  • 3.8L Gasoline Engine
  • V6
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Alternator Generator brace bolts 50 37
  • 3.8L Gasoline Engine
  • V6
  • Rear
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Alternator Generator output BAT terminal nut 20 15
  • 3.8L Gasoline Engine
  • V6
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Alternator Generator pivot bolt 50 37
  • 3.4L Gasoline Engine
  • V6
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Alternator Generator brace nut 25 18
  • 3.4L Gasoline Engine
  • V6
  • Rear
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Alternator Generator pulley shaft nut 100 74
  • 3.4L Gasoline Engine
  • V6
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Alternator Generator bolt 50 37
  • 3.4L Gasoline Engine
  • V6
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Starter Starter solenoid S terminal nut 2 1
  • 3.8L Gasoline Engine
  • V6
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Starter Starter bolts 43 32
  • 3.4L Gasoline Engine
  • V6
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Starter Starter solenoid BAT terminal nut 10 7
  • 3.4L Gasoline Engine
  • V6
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Battery Battery cables nuts 15 11
  • 3.8L Gasoline Engine
  • V6
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Battery Junction block bolts 10 7
  • 3.8L Gasoline Engine
  • V6
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Battery Ignition coils 5 4
  • 3.8L Gasoline Engine
  • V6
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Battery Ignition coil to ignition module screws 5 4
  • 3.4L Gasoline Engine
  • V6
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Battery Ignition controle module bracket to engine studs and nuts 25 18
  • 3.4L Gasoline Engine
  • V6
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Camshaft Camshaft position sensor bolt 10 7
  • 3.8L Gasoline Engine
  • V6
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Water pump Water pump bolts 10 7
  • 3.4L Gasoline Engine
  • V6
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Common rail Water pump pulley bolts 25 18
  • 3.4L Gasoline Engine
  • V6
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Heater core Heater inlet pipe adapter mounting bolt 6 4
  • 3.8L Gasoline Engine
  • V6
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Heater core Heater outlet pipe adapter mounting bolt 6 4
  • 3.8L Gasoline Engine
  • V6
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Heater core Heater core line clamp screw 2 1
  • 3.4L Gasoline Engine
  • V6
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Heater core Heater core cover screws 2 1
  • 3.4L Gasoline Engine
  • V6
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Fuel/Oil cooler Oil cooler pipe clip bolt 4 3
  • 3.4L Gasoline Engine
  • V6
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Fuel/Oil cooler Oil cooler fittings 38 28
  • 3.4L Gasoline Engine
  • V6
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Radiator Thermostat bypass pipe bolt 11 8
  • 3.4L Gasoline Engine
  • V6
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Radiator Thermostat bypass pipe nut 25 18
  • 3.4L Gasoline Engine
  • V6
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Radiator Thermostat housing bolts 25 18
  • 3.4L Gasoline Engine
  • V6
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Air conditioning A/C compressor hose to A/C compressor 27 20
  • 3.8L Gasoline Engine
  • V6
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Air conditioning A/C compressor hose to evaporator tube nut 16 12
  • 3.8L Gasoline Engine
  • V6
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Air conditioning A/C compressor hose to the condenser 16 12
  • 3.8L Gasoline Engine
  • V6
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Air conditioning A/C pressure sensor to evaporator line 5 4
  • 3.8L Gasoline Engine
  • V6
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Air conditioning Compressor hose to accumulator nut 16 12
  • 3.4L Gasoline Engine
  • V6
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Air conditioning Compressor hose to compressor nut/bolt 33 24
  • 3.4L Gasoline Engine
  • V6
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Air conditioning Compressor hose to condenser nut 16 12
  • 3.4L Gasoline Engine
  • V6
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Air conditioning Suction hose at block fitting bolt 16 12
  • 3.4L Gasoline Engine
  • V6
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Air conditioning Suction hose nut at accumulator 47 35
  • 3.4L Gasoline Engine
  • V6
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Rocker arm Rocker arm bolt 14 10
  • 3.4L Gasoline Engine
  • V6
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Fuel system Fuel rail nuts 10 7
  • 3.8L Gasoline Engine
  • V6
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Fuel system Fuel filter outlet threaded fitting nut 30 22
  • 3.8L Gasoline Engine
  • V6
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Fuel system Fuel filter pipe screw to the under body 13 10
  • 3.8L Gasoline Engine
  • V6
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Fuel system Fuel filter pipe screws to the fuel filter pipe access panel 3 2
  • 3.8L Gasoline Engine
  • V6
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Fuel system Fuel filter pipe hose clamp 3 2
  • 3.8L Gasoline Engine
  • V6
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Fuel system Fuel sender access panel nuts 10 7
  • 3.8L Gasoline Engine
  • V6
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Fuel system Heater inlet pipe adapter mounting bolt 6 4
  • 3.8L Gasoline Engine
  • V6
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Fuel system High pressure relief valve 8 6
  • 3.8L Gasoline Engine
  • V6
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Rocker arm Fuel system 17 13
  • 3.4L Gasoline Engine
  • V6
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drivetrain torque settings

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Part Description Torque (Nm) Torque (ft/lbs) Remarks Applies to
Wheel hub assembly Wheel bearing/hub bolts 130 96
  • 3.4L Gasoline Engine
  • V6
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Wheel hub assembly Hub mounting bolts 75 55
  • 3.4L Gasoline Engine
  • V6
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Flywheel/Flex plate Flywheel 63 46
  • 3.4L Gasoline Engine
  • V6
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Drive/Axle shaft Drive shaft nut 160 118
  • 3.8L Gasoline Engine
  • V6
  • Front
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Drive/Axle shaft Transaxle mount bracket bolts 95 70
  • 3.8L Gasoline Engine
  • V6
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Drive/Axle shaft Transaxle shift cable bracket 30 22
  • 3.8L Gasoline Engine
  • V6
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Drive/Axle shaft Transaxle mount nuts 47 35
  • 3.8L Gasoline Engine
  • V6
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Drive/Axle shaft Transaxle stud nut 25 18
  • 3.8L Gasoline Engine
  • V6
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Drive/Axle shaft Front wheel drive shaft nut 215 159
  • 3.4L Gasoline Engine
  • V6
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steering torque settings

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Part Description Torque (Nm) Torque (ft/lbs) Remarks Applies to
Tie rod end Outer tie rod end nut 30 22
  • 3.8L Gasoline Engine
  • V6
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Tie rod end Tie rod end jam nut 70 52
  • 3.8L Gasoline Engine
  • V6
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Steering knuckle Spindle rods to knuckle nut 150 111
  • 3.4L Gasoline Engine
  • V6
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Steering knuckle Wheel spindle rods to suspension support nut 140 103
  • 3.4L Gasoline Engine
  • V6
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Steering rack Steering gear cradle bolts 80 59
  • 3.8L Gasoline Engine
  • V6
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Steering column Steering column opening filter panel screws 2 1
  • 3.8L Gasoline Engine
  • V6
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Steering wheel Wheel nuts 140 103
  • 3.8L Gasoline Engine
  • V6
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Steering wheel Steering wheel 41 30
  • 3.8L Gasoline Engine
  • V6
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exhaust torque settings

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Part Description Torque (Nm) Torque (ft/lbs) Remarks Applies to
Exhaust manifold Exhaust manifold pipe stud nuts 32 24
  • 3.4L Gasoline Engine
  • V6
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Exhaust manifold Exhaust crossover pipe nuts 25 18
  • 3.4L Gasoline Engine
  • V6
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Exhaust manifold Exhaust crossover heat shield bolts 10 7
  • 3.4L Gasoline Engine
  • V6
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EGR EGR valve inlet adapter bolts and studs 50 37
  • 3.8L Gasoline Engine
  • V6
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EGR EGR valve inlet adapter bolts to the exhaust manifold 30 22
  • 3.8L Gasoline Engine
  • V6
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EGR EGR valve outlet adapter pipe to intake manifold 30 22
  • 3.8L Gasoline Engine
  • V6
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EGR EGR valve outlet pipe nut to EGR valve inlet adapter pipe 30 22
  • 3.8L Gasoline Engine
  • V6
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Muffler Exhaust muffler inlet pipe clamp nuts 50 37
  • 3.4L Gasoline Engine
  • V6
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Muffler Exhaust muffler rear hanger bracket bolts 25 18
  • 3.4L Gasoline Engine
  • V6
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Catalytic converter Catalytic converter 45 33
  • 3.4L Gasoline Engine
  • V6
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brakes torque settings

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Part Description Torque (Nm) Torque (ft/lbs) Remarks Applies to
Disc brake Caliper bracket bolts 180 133
  • 3.4L Gasoline Engine
  • V6
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Disc brake Brake caliper bleeder valve 13 10
  • 3.4L Gasoline Engine
  • V6
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Brake line Brake pipe fittings 24 18
  • 3.4L Gasoline Engine
  • V6
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Brake line ABS modulator brake pipe fittings 24 18
  • 3.4L Gasoline Engine
  • V6
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Brake pedal Accelerator pedal bolt 5 4
  • 3.8L Gasoline Engine
  • V6
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Brake pedal Brake pedal mounting nuts 25 18
  • 3.4L Gasoline Engine
  • V6
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Master cylinder Master cylinder 25 18
  • 3.8L Gasoline Engine
  • V6
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Master cylinder Master cylinder brake pipe fittings 24 18
  • 3.4L Gasoline Engine
  • V6
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Master cylinder Wheel cylinder bleeder valve 7 5 Drum brakes
  • 3.4L Gasoline Engine
  • V6
  • Rear
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Master cylinder Wheel cylinder bleeder valve 11 8 Disc brakes
  • 3.4L Gasoline Engine
  • V6
  • Rear
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Parking brake Parking brake bolts 10 7
  • 3.4L Gasoline Engine
  • V6
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suspension torque settings

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Part Description Torque (Nm) Torque (ft/lbs) Remarks Applies to
Stabilizer bar Stabilizer bolts 23 17
  • 3.8L Gasoline Engine
  • V6
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Stabilizer bar Stabilizer shaft bracket nut 48 35
  • 3.4L Gasoline Engine
  • V6
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Sway bar links/Stabilizer links Stabilizer shaft link nut 23 17
  • 3.4L Gasoline Engine
  • V6
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Sway bar links/Stabilizer links Stabilizer shaft link to strut nuut 35 26
  • 3.4L Gasoline Engine
  • V6
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Trailing arm Trailing arm to knuckle nut 260 192
  • 3.4L Gasoline Engine
  • V6
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Ball Joint Ball joint into knuckle 165 122
  • 3.8L Gasoline Engine
  • V6
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general torque settings

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Part Description Torque (Nm) Torque (ft/lbs) Remarks Applies to
Example of a Impala Eighth

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