Mitsubishi Lancer 8 (2000-2007) Torque Spec Settings

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Below you'll find the tightening torques for the Mitsubishi Lancer 8 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 Mitsubishi Lancer 8

Part Description Torque (Nm) Torque (ft/lbs) Remarks Applies to
Oil pan Drain plug 20 15
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Intake manifold Intake manifold 20 15 Minimum
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Intake manifold Intake manifold 23 17 Maximum
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  • Production years: 2000 - 2007
  • Generation: Eight
  • 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 12 9
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Oil pan Drain plug 20 15
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Oil filter Oil filter housing 24 18 M8
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Oil filter Oil filter housing 40 30 M10
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Oil filter Oil Strainer 10 7
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Oil filter Oil screen 7 5
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Oil pump Oil pump 22 16
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Oil pump Oil pump stator 8 6
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Oil pump Oil Pump Bracket 44 32
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Oil pump Oil Pump Pulley 5 4
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Vacuum pump Vacuum Hose 15 11 Minimum
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Vacuum pump Vacuum Hose 18 13 Maximum
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Piston rods Connecting Rod Cap 34 25
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Intake manifold Intake manifold 20 15 Minimum
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Intake manifold Intake manifold 23 17 Maximum
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Throttle body Throttle body 10 7 Minimum
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Throttle body Throttle body 13 10 Maximum
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Engine mounts Engine mounts 22 16 M8
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Engine mounts Engine mounts 41 30 M10
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Engine mounts Engine mounts 75 55 M12
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Sensor Coolant temperature sensor 30 22
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Sensor Detection Switch 35 26
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Sensor Oil Temperature Sensor 15 11
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Sensor Acceleration/Deceleration Sensor brakcet 13 10
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Alternator Alternator 10 7 Minimum
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Alternator Alternator 20 15 Maximum
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Starter Lock Up Solenoid 10 7
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Starter Shift Solenoid 10 7
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Camshaft Camshaft sprocket 88 65
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Camshaft Camshaft Thrust Plate 13 10
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Crankshaft Main Bearing Cap 74 55
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Crankshaft Crankshaft Pulley 182 134
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Water pump Water pump 24 18
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Radiator Thermostat Housing 24 18
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Radiator Fan Shroud 5 4
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Radiator Fan Clutch 10 7 Minimum
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Radiator Fan Clutch 12 9 Maximum
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Belt tensioner/Timing chains Idler Pulley 49 36
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Belt tensioner/Timing chains Idler Pulley Bracket 24 18
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Valve cover Valve cover 4 3
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Rocker arm Rocker arm 31 23
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drivetrain torque settings

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Part Description Torque (Nm) Torque (ft/lbs) Remarks Applies to
Differential Differential 137 101 Ring gear (Minimum)
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Differential Differential 167 123 Ring gear (Maximum)
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Differential Differential 216 159 Companion flange
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Differential Differential 55 41 Carrier bearing cap (Minimum)
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Differential Differential 65 48 Carrier bearing cap (Maximum)
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Differential Differential 19 14 Bearing lock plate
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Differential Differential 36 27 Lock detection switch
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Differential Center Differential Case 65 48 Ring gear (Minimum)
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Wheel hub assembly Wheel Hub 1 1
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Flywheel/Flex plate Drive Belt 21 15 M8
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Flywheel/Flex plate Drive Belt 51 38 M10
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Flywheel/Flex plate Flywheel 72 53 Minimum
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Flywheel/Flex plate Flywheel 76 56 Maximum
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Flywheel/Flex plate Flex Plate 72 53
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Flywheel/Flex plate Flex Plate 76 56
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Transmission mount Transmission Case 36 27
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Transmission adapter Transmission Case Adapter 36 27 Chain cover
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Transfer Transfer Case Cover 9 7 Oil pool cover
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Transfer Transfer Case Cover 36 27 Rear cover
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Transfer Transfer Case Cover 19 14 Side cover
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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 80 59 4- wheel drive (Minimum)
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Tie rod end Tie rod end 110 81 4- wheel drive (Maximum)
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Tie rod end Tie rod end 65 48 2- wheel drive (Minimum)
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Tie rod end Tie rod end 75 55 2- wheel drive (Maximum)
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Tie rod end Tie rod end 44 32
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Pitman arm Pitman arm 1 1 Minimum
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Pitman arm Pitman arm 3 2 Maximum
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Idler arm Idler Arm Ball Joint Breakaway 2 1
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Idler arm Idler Arm 2 1 Minimum
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Idler arm Idler Arm 15 11 Maximum
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Idler arm Idler Arm Support 54 40 Minimum
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Idler arm Idler Arm Support 64 47 Maximum
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Steering rack Steering gear, jam nut 147 108 Minimum
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Steering rack Steering gear, jam nut 176 130 Maximum
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Steering rack Lower Joint Assembly Connecting Bolt 29 21 Minimum
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Steering rack Lower Joint Assembly Connecting Bolt 34 25 Maximum
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Steering rack Steering Gear Mounting 54 40 Minimum
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Steering rack Steering Gear Mounting 64 47 Maximum
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Steering wheel Wheel Nut 98 72 Minimum
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Steering wheel Wheel Nut 118 87 Maximum
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Power steering Power steering hose 24 18
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exhaust torque settings

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Part Description Torque (Nm) Torque (ft/lbs) Remarks Applies to
EGR EGR 22 16
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brakes torque settings

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Part Description Torque (Nm) Torque (ft/lbs) Remarks Applies to
Brake booster Brake booster 14 10
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Brake pedal Brake pedal 14 10 Bracket To Frame Nut
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Brake pedal Brake pedal 22 16 Bracket To Frame Bolt
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Brake pedal Brake pedal 29 21 Pedal Support Bushing Nu
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Brake pedal Brake pedal 12 9 Shift Lock Cable Nut
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Master cylinder Master cylinder 15 11
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ABS Brake mounting 12 9
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suspension torque settings

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Part Description Torque (Nm) Torque (ft/lbs) Remarks Applies to
Shock absorbers/shocks Shock Absorber Mounting 215 159 Minimum
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Shock absorbers/shocks Shock Absorber Mounting 245 181 Maximum
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Stabilizer bar Stabilizer bar 2 1 Minimum
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Stabilizer bar Stabilizer bar 3 2 Maximum
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Ball joint Ball joint 1 1 Minimum
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Ball joint Ball joint 4 3 Maximum
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general torque settings

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Part Description Torque (Nm) Torque (ft/lbs) Remarks Applies to
Example of a Lancer 8

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