Honda CR-V (4th Gen.) (2011-2015) Torque Spec Settings

Researched by Wan Wei Tay
Updated: November 26, 2023

By M 93, CC BY-SA 3.0 de

Below you'll find the tightening torques for the Honda CR-V (4th Gen.) 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 Honda CR-V (4th Gen.)

Part Description Torque (Nm) Torque (ft/lbs) Remarks Applies to
Oil filter Oil filter 12 9
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Spark plugs Spark plugs 18 13
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Alternator Spark plugs 22 16
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Differential Drain plug 47 35
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Disc brake Front brake caliper bolts 34 25 8mm bolts
  • 2WD
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Disc brake Front brake caliper bolts 50 37 10mm bolts
  • AWD
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Disc brake Rear brake caliper bolts 23 17
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To make sure these are the correct tightening torque values, you can use the data below to verify this is the right model.

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  • Production years: 2011 - 2015
  • Generation: 4
  • 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 bolt 39 29
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Oil filter Oil filter 12 9
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Oil pressure switch Oil pressure switch 18 13
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Spark plugs Spark plugs 18 13
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Intake manifold Intake manifold bolts 22 16
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Intake manifold Intake manifold nuts 22 16
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Intake manifold Air cleaner 10 7
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Throttle body Throttle body bolts 22 16
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Engine block PCV valve 45 33
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Engine mounts Side engine mount bolts 64 47
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Engine mounts Side engine mount bracket bolt 74 55
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Engine mounts Side engine mount bracket nut 74 55
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Engine mounts Front engine mount bolts 74 55
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Engine mounts Front engine mount bolt 64 47
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Sensor A/F sensor 44 32
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Sensor Knock sensor 22 16
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Sensor Secondary HO2S 44 32
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Sensor A/C pressure sensor 11 8
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Sensor Output shaft (countershaft) speed sensor 12 9
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Sensor Input shaft (mainshaft) speed sensor 12 9
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Alternator Spark plugs 22 16
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Starter Starter bolt 45 33 10mm bolt
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Starter Starter bolt 64 47 12mm bolt
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Starter Starter harness clamp nut 9 7
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Water pump Water passage bolts 45 33
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Water pump Water passage nuts 45 33
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Radiator Water outlet bolts 22 16
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Radiator Water outlet nuts 22 16
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Air conditioning A/C compressor bolts 22 16
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Air conditioning A/C compressor center nut 26 19
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Air conditioning A/C compressor bracket bolts 45 33
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Air conditioning A/C compressor relief valve 10 7
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Belt tensioner/Timing chains Drive belt auto-tensioner bolts 22 16
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Belt tensioner/Timing chains Drive belt auto-tensioner pulley bolt 56 41
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Belt tensioner/Timing chains Idler pulley bolt 45 33
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Rocker arm Rocker arm oil pressure switch 22 16
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Fuel system Fuel tank locknut 100 74
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Fuel system Fuel tank support straps bolts 38 28
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drivetrain torque settings

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Part Description Torque (Nm) Torque (ft/lbs) Remarks Applies to
Differential Filler plug 47 35
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Differential Drain plug 47 35
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Differential Rear differential mount rubber bolts 31 23
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Differential Right and left rear differential mount brackets B bolt 64 47 10mm bolt
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Differential Right and left rear differential mount brackets B bolts 59 44 12mm bolts
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Differential Rear differential mount assembly A bolts 44 32 10mm bolts
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Differential Rear differential mount assembly A bolts 59 44 12mm bolts
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Clutch pressure plate Clutch pressure inspection hole sealing bolts 18 13
  • Automatic Transmission
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Flywheel/Flex plate Drive plate bolts 74 55
  • Automatic Transmission
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Transmission fluid pan ATF drain plug 49 36
  • Automatic Transmission
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Transmission fluid pan Transmission fluid pressure switches 20 15
  • Automatic Transmission
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Transmission fluid pan ATF dipstick guide tube 12 9
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Transmission fluid pan ATF outlet line 12 9
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Transmission fluid pan ATF inlet line 12 9
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Transmission fluid pan ATF outlet line sealing washers 28 21
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Transmission fluid pan ATF inlet line sealing washers 28 21
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Transmission mount/case Transmission mount bolts 59 44
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Transmission mount/case Transmission mount bolt 88 65
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Transmission mount/case Transmission mount bracket bolt 74 55
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Transmission mount/case Transmission mount bracket nuts 74 55
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Transmission mount/case Transmission assembly mounting bolts 44 32 10mm bolts
  • Automatic Transmission
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Transmission mount/case Transmission assembly mounting bolts 64 47 12mm bolts
  • Automatic Transmission
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Transmission mount/case Transmission housing bolts 44 32
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Transmission mount/case Transmission end cover (special bolts) 28 21
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Transmission mount/case Transmission end cover (1mm bolts) 12 9
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Transmission mount/case Transmission range switch cover 12 9
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Transfer Transfer assembly bolts 44 32
  • Automatic Transmission
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Transfer Shift cable end nut 22 16
  • Automatic Transmission
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Transfer Shift lever assembly bolts 22 16
  • Automatic Transmission
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Transfer Shift lever bracket base bolts 22 16
  • Automatic Transmission
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Transfer Shift lever bracket base nut 22 16
  • Automatic Transmission
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Drive/Axle shaft Front driveshaft spindle nut 328 242
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Drive/Axle shaft Rear driveshaft spindle nut 181 133
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Drive/Axle shaft Intermediate shaft dowel bolts 39 29
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Drive/Axle shaft Intermediate shaft flange bolt 39 29
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Drive/Axle shaft No.1 propeller shaft bolts 32 24
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Drive/Axle shaft No.2 propeller shaft bolts 32 24
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Drive/Axle shaft No.1 propeller shaft protector bolts 22 16
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Drive/Axle shaft No.2 propeller shaft protector bolts 22 16
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Drive/Axle shaft Center support bearing bolts 39 29
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steering torque settings

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Part Description Torque (Nm) Torque (ft/lbs) Remarks Applies to
Tie rod end Tie rod end nuts 54 40
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Tie rod end Tie rod end lock nuts 44 32
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Steering knuckle Front knuckle damper pinch bolts/nuts 157 116
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Steering knuckle Rear knuckle bolt 69 51 14mm bolt
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Steering knuckle Rear knuckle nut 57 42 12mm nut
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Steering rack Steering gearbox bolts 87 64
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Steering rack Steering gearbox stiffener bolts 29 21
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Steering rack Steering joint bolts 29 21
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Steering column Steering column bolts 22 16
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Steering column Steering column nuts 13 10
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Steering wheel Steering wheel nut 39 29
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exhaust torque settings

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Part Description Torque (Nm) Torque (ft/lbs) Remarks Applies to
Exhaust manifold Exhaust pipe B self-locking nuts 33 24
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Muffler Muffler flexible joint bolts 22 16
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Catalytic converter TWC self locking nuts 33 24
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Catalytic converter TWC upper bolts and nuts 31 23
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Catalytic converter TWC bracket bolts 45 33
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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 bolts 34 25 8mm bolts
  • 2WD
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Disc brake Front brake caliper bolts 50 37 10mm bolts
  • AWD
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Disc brake Rear brake caliper bolts 23 17
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Disc brake Front brake caliper bracket bolts 137 101
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Disc brake Rear brake caliper bracket bolts 108 80
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Brake line Front brake hose banjo bolt 35 26
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Brake line Rear brake hose banjo bolt 35 26
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Brake line Master cylinder brake line 22 16
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Brake line VSA modulator-control unit brake line 15 11 10mm
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Brake line VSA modulator-control unit brake line 22 16 12mm
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Brake booster Brake booster/brake pedal nuts 12 9
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Brake pedal Brake pedal bolt 22 16
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Master cylinder Master cylinder nuts 15 11
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Parking brake Parking brake pedal bolt 22 16
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Parking brake Parking brake pedal nuts 22 16
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suspension torque settings

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Part Description Torque (Nm) Torque (ft/lbs) Remarks Applies to
Wheels Front wheel nuts 108 80
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Wheels Rear wheel nuts 108 80
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Shock absorbers/shocks Front damper self-locking nut 44 32
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Shock absorbers/shocks Rear damper self-locking nut 29 21
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Shock absorbers/shocks Front damper upper nuts 44 32
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Shock absorbers/shocks Rear damper upper nut 74 55
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Shock absorbers/shocks Rear damper lower bolt 93 69
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Stabilizer bar Front stabilizer bar bolts 22 16
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Stabilizer bar Rear stabilizer bar bolts 22 16
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Sway bar links/Stabilizer links Front stabilizer link nut 78 58
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Sway bar links/Stabilizer links Rear stabilizer link nut 38 28
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Sway bar links/Stabilizer links Rear stabilizer link self-locking nut 38 28
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Radius arm Upper torque rod bolts 74 55
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Radius arm Upper torque rod bolt 54 40
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Radius arm Lower torque rod bolts 88 65 12mm bolts
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Radius arm Lower torque rod bolt 93 69 14mm bolt
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Radius arm Lower torque rod bracket bolts 74 55
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Control arm Front lower arm bolt 59 44 12mm bolt
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Control arm Front lower arm bolt 113 83 14mm bolt
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Control arm Rear upper arm bolts 93 69 12mm bolts
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Trailing arm Trailing arm front bolts 74 55
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Trailing arm Trailing arm rear bolt 59 44
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Ball joint Front lower ball joint nuts 52 38
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Ball joint Front lower ball joint bolt 52 38
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Ball joint Front lower ball joint castle nut 59 44 Minimum torque
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Ball joint Front lower ball joint castle nut 69 51 Maximum torque
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general torque settings

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Part Description Torque (Nm) Torque (ft/lbs) Remarks Applies to
Example of a CR-V (4th Gen.)

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