Ford Crown Victoria 2 (1998-2012) Torque Spec Settings

Researched by Wan Wei Tay
Updated: November 16, 2023

By IFCAR - Own work, Public Domain

Below you'll find the tightening torques for the Ford Crown Victoria 2 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 Ford Crown Victoria 2

Part Description Torque (Nm) Torque (ft/lbs) Remarks Applies to
Oil pan Oil pan drain plug 23 17
  • 4.6L Engine
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Spark plugs Spark plugs 18 13
  • 4.6L Engine
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Wheels Wheel nuts 135 100
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  • Production years: 1998 - 2012
  • Generation: 2
  • 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 drain plug 23 17
  • 4.6L Engine
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Oil pan Oil pan bolts 20 15 Stage 1
  • 4.6L Engine
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Oil filter Oil filter adapter bolts 25 18
  • 4.6L Engine
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Oil pressure switch Engine Oil Pressure (EOP) switch 14 10
  • 4.6L Engine
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Oil dipstick Oil level indicator tube bolt 10 7
  • 4.6L Engine
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Oil pump Oil pump bolts 10 7
  • 4.6L Engine
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Oil pump Oil pump screen and pickup tube to Oil pump bolts 10 7
  • 4.6L Engine
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Oil pump Oil pump screen and pickup tube spacer 25 18
  • 4.6L Engine
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Oil pump Oil pump screen and pickup tube to Spacer bolt 25 18
  • 4.6L Engine
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Piston rods Connecting rod bearing cap bolts 23 17 Stage 1
  • 4.6L Engine
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Piston rods Connecting rod bearing cap bolts 43 32 Stage 2
  • 4.6L Engine
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Cylinder head Cylinder head bolts 40 30 Stage 1
  • 4.6L Engine
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Cylinder head Cylinder head bolts 40 30 Stage 4
  • 4.6L Engine
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Spark plugs Spark plugs 18 13
  • 4.6L Engine
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Intake manifold Intake manifold bolt and stud bolt 25 18
  • 4.6L Engine
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Intake manifold Intake manifold shield bolts 10 7
  • 4.6L Engine
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Intake manifold Intake manifold crash bracket bolts 25 18
  • 4.6L Engine
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Throttle body TB bolts 9 7 Stage 1
  • 4.6L Engine
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Throttle body TB spacer bolts 10 7
  • 4.6L Engine
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Engine block Engine block coolant drain plug 20 15
  • 4.6L Engine
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Engine block Block heater screw 2 1
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Engine mounts Engine mount bolts 70 52
  • 4.6L Engine
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Engine mounts Engine mount nuts 90 66
  • 4.6L Engine
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Engine mounts Front cover fasteners 25 18
  • 4.6L Engine
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Engine mounts Engine cover nut 10 7
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Sensor Knock Sensor (KS) nut 20 15
  • 4.6L Engine
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Sensor HO2S 40 30
  • 4.6L Engine
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Sensor Rear wheel speed sensor bolt 7 5
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Sensor Rear brake anti-lock sensor bolt 7 5
  • 8.8-Inch Ring Gear
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Sensor Output Shaft Speed (OSS) sensor bolt 12 9
  • 4R70E Automatic Transmission
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Sensor Output Shaft Speed (OSS) sensor bolt 12 9
  • 4R75E Automatic Transmission
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Sensor Turbine Shaft Speed (TSS) sensor bolt 11 8
  • 4R70E Automatic Transmission
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Sensor Turbine Shaft Speed (TSS) sensor bolt 11 8
  • 4R75E Automatic Transmission
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Sensor TR sensor bolts 9 7
  • 4R70E Automatic Transmission
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Sensor TR sensor bolts 9 7
  • 4R75E Automatic Transmission
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Alternator Generator bolts 25 18
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Alternator Generator bracket bolts 10 7
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Alternator Generator battery cable nut 9 7
  • 4.6L Engine
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Alternator Generator B+ cable nut 12 9
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Alternator Generator radial adapter nut 10 7
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Starter Starter motor bolts 25 18
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Starter Starter solenoid B-terminal nut 12 9
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Starter Starter solenoid S-terminal nut 6 4
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Battery Battery cable body ground terminal bolt 12 9
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Battery Battery cable engine ground terminal nut 12 9
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Battery Battery cable terminal bolts 6 4
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Battery Battery hold-down clamp bolt 5 4
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Battery Battery Junction Box (BJB) cable terminal nut 12 9
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Battery Battery tray to Apron shield bolt 4 3
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Battery Battery tray bolts to Radiator support and fender apron 12 9
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Battery Ignition coil bolts 6 4
  • 4.6L Engine
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Camshaft Camshaft bearing caps bolts 10 7
  • 4.6L Engine
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Camshaft Camshaft sprocket bolt 40 30 Stage 1
  • 4.6L Engine
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Crankshaft Main bearing cap bolts 40 30 Stage 1
  • 4.6L Engine
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Crankshaft Crankshaft pulley bolt 120 89 Stage 1
  • 4.6L Engine
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Crankshaft Crankshaft pulley bolt 50 37 Stage 3
  • 4.6L Engine
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Crankshaft Crankshaft rear seal retainer plate bolts 10 7
  • 4.6L Engine
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Common rail Fuel rail bolts 10 7
  • 4.6L Engine
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Water pump Coolant pump bolts 25 18
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Water pump Coolant pump pulley bolts 25 18
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Fuel/Oil cooler Oil cooler mounting bolt 46 34
  • 4.6L Engine
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Radiator Radiator support bracket bolts 10 7
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Radiator Coolant outlet adapter bolts 25 18
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Radiator Coolant bypass tube stud bolt 25 18
  • 4.6L Engine
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Radiator Cooling fan motor and shroud bolts 10 7
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Air conditioning A/C compressor stud bolts 25 18
  • 4.6L Engine
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Air conditioning A/C condenser to Radiator bolt 10 7
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Belt tensioner/Timing chains Accessory drive idler pulley bolt 25 18
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Belt tensioner/Timing chains Timing chain guide bolts 10 7
  • 4.6L Engine
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Belt tensioner/Timing chains Timing chain tensioner bolts 25 18
  • 4.6L Engine
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Valve cover Valve cover fasteners 10 7
  • 4.6L Engine
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Fuel system Fuel Pump Driver Module (FPDM) bolts 4 3
  • 4.6L Engine
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Fuel system Fuel Pump (FP) module bolts 10 7
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Fuel system Fuel filter bracket clamp 5 4
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Fuel system Fuel tank filler pipe bracket bolt 5 4
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Fuel system Fuel tank filler pipe flange bolts 5 4
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Fuel system Fuel tank filler pipe seal bolts 5 4
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Fuel system Fuel tank strap nuts 35 26
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Fuel system Fuel tube bundle bolts 12 9
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Fuel system Inertia Fuel Shutoff (IFS) switch bolts 12 9
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drivetrain torque settings

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Part Description Torque (Nm) Torque (ft/lbs) Remarks Applies to
Differential Differential bearing cap bolt 105 77
  • 8.8-Inch Ring Gear
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Differential Differential housing cover bolt 46 34
  • 8.8-Inch Ring Gear
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Differential Differential housing cover tag bolt 31 23
  • 8.8-Inch Ring Gear
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Differential Differential pinion shaft lock bolt 30 22
  • 8.8-Inch Ring Gear
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Differential Differential ring gear bolts 60 44 Stage 1
  • 8.8-Inch Ring Gear
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Differential Fill plug 30 22
  • 8.8-Inch Ring Gear
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Wheel hub assembly Front wheel bearing and wheel hub bolts 120 89
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Flywheel/Flex plate Flexplate bolts 80 59
  • 4.6L Engine
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Transmission fluid pan Fluid cooler tube case fittings 21 15
  • 4R70E Automatic Transmission
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Transmission fluid pan Fluid cooler tube case fittings 21 15
  • 4R75E Automatic Transmission
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Transmission fluid pan Transmission filler tube bolt 48 35
  • 4R70E Automatic Transmission
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Transmission fluid pan Transmission filler tube bolt 48 35
  • 4R75E Automatic Transmission
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Transmission fluid pan Transmission fluid cooler tubes 20 15
  • 4R70E Automatic Transmission
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Transmission fluid pan Transmission fluid cooler tubes 20 15
  • 4R75E Automatic Transmission
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Transmission fluid pan Transmission fluid pan bolts 14 10
  • 4R70E Automatic Transmission
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Transmission fluid pan Transmission fluid pan bolts 14 10
  • 4R75E Automatic Transmission
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Transmission mount/case Transmission retaining bolts 48 35
  • 4R70E Automatic Transmission
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Transmission mount/case Transmission retaining bolts 48 35
  • 4R75E Automatic Transmission
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Transmission mount/case Transmission support crossmember bolts 70 52
  • 4R70E Automatic Transmission
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Transmission mount/case Transmission support crossmember bolts 70 52
  • 4R75E Automatic Transmission
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Transmission mount/case Transmission bellhousing bolts 48 35
  • 4.6L Engine
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Transmission mount/case Transmission mount insulator bolts 90 66
  • 4.6L Engine
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Transmission mount/case Transmission mount insulator nuts 30 22
  • 4.6L Engine
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Transmission mount/case Transmission inspection cover bolts 35 26
  • 4R70E Automatic Transmission
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Transmission mount/case Transmission inspection cover bolts 35 26
  • 4R75E Automatic Transmission
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Transmission mount/case Main control valve body bolts 10 7
  • 4R70E Automatic Transmission
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Transmission mount/case Main control valve body bolts 10 7
  • 4R75E Automatic Transmission
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Transmission mount/case Valve body cover plate bolts 10 7
  • 4R70E Automatic Transmission
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Transmission mount/case Valve body cover plate bolts 10 7
  • 4R75E Automatic Transmission
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Transmission mount/case Main control valve body reinforcement plates 10 7
  • 4R70E Automatic Transmission
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Transmission mount/case Main control valve body reinforcement plates 10 7
  • 4R75E Automatic Transmission
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Transmission adapter Extension housing bolts and stud bolts 55 41
  • 4R70E Automatic Transmission
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Transmission adapter Extension housing bolts and stud bolts 55 41
  • 4R75E Automatic Transmission
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Torque converter Torque converter nuts 36 27
  • 4.6L Engine
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Torque converter Torque converter inspection cover bolts 19 14
  • 4.6L Engine
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Torque converter Torque Converter Clutch (TCC) solenoid bolt 10 7
  • 4R70E Automatic Transmission
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Torque converter Torque Converter Clutch (TCC) solenoid bolt 10 7
  • 4R75E Automatic Transmission
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Transfer Manual control valve detent lever spring bolt 10 7
  • 4R70E Automatic Transmission
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Transfer Manual control valve detent lever spring bolt 10 7
  • 4R75E Automatic Transmission
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Transfer Manual lever shaft inner nut 32 24
  • 4R70E Automatic Transmission
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Transfer Manual lever shaft inner nut 32 24
  • 4R75E Automatic Transmission
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Transfer Selector lever cable bracket 14 10
  • 4R70E Automatic Transmission
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Transfer Selector lever cable bracket 14 10
  • 4R75E Automatic Transmission
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Transfer Selector lever cable nut 30 22
  • 4R70E Automatic Transmission
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Transfer Selector lever cable nut 30 22
  • 4R75E Automatic Transmission
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Drive/Axle shaft Driveshaft flange bolts 112 83
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steering torque settings

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Part Description Torque (Nm) Torque (ft/lbs) Remarks Applies to
Tie rod end Inner tie rod 100 74
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Tie rod end Outer tie rod end nuts 80 59
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Tie rod end Tie rod jam nut 55 41
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Steering rack Steering gear studs 20 15
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Steering rack Steering gear nuts 103 76
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Steering rack Steering gear turn tube fitting 22 16
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Steering column Steering column nuts 30 22
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Steering column Lower steering column shroud screws 2 1
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Steering shaft Intermediate steering shaft pinch bolt 30 22
  • 4.6L Engine
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Steering shaft Lower steering column shaft to Steering gear bolt 30 22
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Steering shaft Upper steering column shaft to Lower steering column shaft bolt 48 35
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Steering shaft Upper steering column shaft to Steering column bolt 30 22
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Steering shaft Upper steering column shaft bearing nuts 11 8
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Steering wheel Steering wheel bolt 40 30
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Steering wheel Ignition switch screw 5 4
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Power steering Power steering pump bolts 30 22
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Power steering Power steering tube bracket nut 10 7
  • 4.6L Engine
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Power steering Power steering fluid reservoir bolt 12 9
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Power steering Pressure line to Pump fitting 75 55
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Power steering Pressure line bracket to Engine nut 8 6
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Power steering Steering line clamp plate bolt 17 13
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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 nuts 20 15
  • 4.6L Engine
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Exhaust manifold Exhaust manifold studs 12 9
  • 4.6L Engine
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Exhaust manifold Exhaust manifold heat shield bolts 10 7
  • 4.6L Engine
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Exhaust manifold Exhaust clamp nuts 48 35
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EGR EGR system module bolts 25 18
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EGR EGR system module tube fittings 43 32
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Muffler Service muffler to Service tailpipe fasteners 33 24
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Catalytic converter Catalytic converter to Exhaust manifold nuts 40 30
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Catalytic converter Catalytic converter to Exhaust manifold studs 40 30
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Catalytic converter Catalytic converter to Exhaust inlet pipe bolt 40 30
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Catalytic converter Catalytic converter to Outlet pipe bolts 40 30
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brakes torque settings

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Part Description Torque (Nm) Torque (ft/lbs) Remarks Applies to
Disc brake Front brake caliper anchor plate bolts 160 118
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Disc brake Rear brake caliper anchor plate nuts 68 50
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Disc brake Front brake caliper guide pin bolts 36 27
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Disc brake Rear brake caliper guide pin bolts 25 18
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Disc brake Front brake caliper flow bolt 48 35
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Disc brake Rear brake caliper flow bolt 48 35
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Brake line Front brake tube fitting 17 13
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Brake line Rear brake tube fitting 17 13
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Brake line Front brake flexible hose bracket bolt 20 15
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Brake line Rear brake flexible hose bracket bolt 20 15
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Brake pedal Brake pedal bracket bolt 30 22
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Brake pedal Brake pedal bracket nuts 28 21
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Brake pedal Accelerator pedal bolts 9 7
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Brake pedal Accelerator pedal nuts 9 7
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Master cylinder Brake master cylinder nuts 23 17
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Parking brake Front parking brake cable bracket bolt 12 9
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Parking brake RH rear parking brake cable wire-form bracket bolts 17 13
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Parking brake Parking brake control bolts 30 22
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Parking brake Steering column brace to Parking brake control bolt 12 9
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suspension torque settings

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Part Description Torque (Nm) Torque (ft/lbs) Remarks Applies to
Wheels Wheel nuts 135 100
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Shock absorbers/shocks Front shock absorber lower nut 235 173
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Shock absorbers/shocks Rear lower shock bolt and nut 90 66
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Shock absorbers/shocks Front shock absorber upper mount nuts 30 22
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Shock absorbers/shocks Rear upper shock nut 40 30
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Shock absorbers/shocks Front shock rod nut 50 37
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Stabilizer bar Front stabilizer bar bracket nuts 63 46
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Stabilizer bar Rear stabilizer bar bracket bolt 30 22
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Sway bar links/Stabilizer links Front stabilizer bar link lower nuts 55 41
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Sway bar links/Stabilizer links Front stabilizer bar link upper nuts 63 46
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Sway bar links/Stabilizer links Rear stabilizer bar link nut 20 15
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Control arm Front lower arm bushing bracket to Frame bolts 90 66
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Control arm Front lower arm to Crossmember nut and cam bolt 235 173
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Control arm Front lower control arm bushing nut 175 129
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Control arm Rear lower arm to Axle nut and bolt 150 111
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Control arm Rear lower arm to Frame bolt and flagnut 150 111
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Control arm Front upper arm to Crossmember nuts and bolts 150 111
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Control arm Rear upper arm to Axle bolt and flagnut 90 66
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Control arm Rear upper arm to Frame bolt and flagnut 150 111
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Control arm Rear lateral arm to Frame nuts and bolts 90 66
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Control arm Rear lateral arm to Watts link pivot nut 90 66
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Ball joint Front lower ball joint nut 150 111
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Ball joint Front upper ball joint nut 150 111
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general torque settings

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Part Description Torque (Nm) Torque (ft/lbs) Remarks Applies to
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