Nissan Sentra 6 (2006-2012) Torque Spec Settings

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Below you'll find the tightening torques for the Nissan Sentra 6 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 Nissan Sentra 6

Part Description Torque (Nm) Torque (ft/lbs) Remarks Applies to
Oil pan Drain plug 34 25
  • MR20DE
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Oil pan Drain plug 34 25
  • QR25DE
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Oil filter Oil filter 18 13
  • MR20DE
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Oil filter Oil filter 18 13
  • QR25DE
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Transmission fluid pan Drain plug 34 25
  • CVT
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Transmission fluid pan Drain plug 23 17
  • RS6F94R
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Transmission fluid pan Drain plug 35 26
  • RS6F52A
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Transmission fluid pan Drain plug 35 26
  • RS6F52H
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Wheels Wheel nut 108 80
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  • Production years: 2006 - 2012
  • Generation: 6
  • Type of van: car
  • Model variant: Base
  • Also known as: Nissan SE

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engine torque settings

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Part Description Torque (Nm) Torque (ft/lbs) Remarks Applies to
Oil pan Drain plug 34 25
  • MR20DE
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Oil pan Drain plug 34 25
  • QR25DE
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Oil pan Oil pan (upper) bolt 26 19
  • MR20DE
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Oil pan Oil pan (upper) bolts 22 16
  • QR25DE
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Oil pan Oil pan (lower) bolt 10 7
  • MR20DE
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Oil pan Oil pan (lower) bolt 7 5
  • QR25DE
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Oil pan Oil pan (side) bolt 62 46
  • MR20DE
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Oil filter Oil filter 18 13
  • MR20DE
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Oil filter Oil filter 18 13
  • QR25DE
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Oil filter Oil filter connector bolt 34 25
  • MR20DE
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Oil pressure switch Oil pressure switch 15 11
  • MR20DE
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Oil pressure switch Oil pressure switch 15 11
  • QR25DE
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Oil dipstick Oil level gauge guide bolt 10 7
  • MR20DE
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Oil dipstick Oil dipstick tube bolt 22 16
  • QR25DE
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Oil pump Balancer and oil pump bolt 26 19
  • MR20DE
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Oil pump Oil pump sprocket bolt 55 41
  • MR20DE
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Oil pump Oil pump cover bolt 6 4 Minimum torque
  • QR25DE
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Oil pump Oil pump cover bolt 8 6 Maximum torque
  • QR25DE
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Oil pump Oil pump fitting bolt 28 21
  • CVT
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Oil pump Oil pump regulator plug 39 29 Minimum torque
  • QR25DE
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Oil pump Oil pump regulator plug 69 51 Maximum torque
  • QR25DE
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Oil pump Oil pickup screen bolts 22 16
  • QR25DE
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Piston rods Connecting rod bolts 27 20 Step 1
  • MR20DE
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Piston rods Connecting rod bolts 20 15 Step 3
  • MR20DE
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Piston rods Connecting rod bolts 27 20 Step 1
  • QR25DE
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Piston rods Connecting rod bolts 20 15 Step 3
  • QR25DE
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Cylinder head Cylinder head bolts 40 30 Step 1
  • MR20DE
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Cylinder head Cylinder head bolts 40 30 Step 4
  • MR20DE
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Cylinder head Cylinder head bolts 98 72 Step 1
  • QR25DE
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Cylinder head Cylinder head bolts 39 29 Step 3
  • QR25DE
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Spark plugs Spark plug 20 15
  • MR20DE
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Spark plugs Spark plug 20 15
  • QR25DE
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Intake manifold Intake manifold bolt and nuts 27 20
  • MR20DE
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Intake manifold Intake manifold bolt and nuts 20 15
  • QR25DE
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Throttle body Electric throttle control actuator bolt 10 7
  • MR20DE
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Throttle body Electric throttle control actuator bolt 10 7
  • QR25DE
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Engine block Water drain plug to Cylinder block 10 7
  • MR20DE
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Engine block PCV valve 3 2
  • MR20DE
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Engine block Cylinder block heater 74 55
  • QR25DE
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Engine block Cylinder block bolts 25 18 Step 1, Bolts 11-22
  • QR25DE
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Engine block Cylinder block bolts 39 29 Step 2, Bolts 1-10
  • QR25DE
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Engine mounts Engine mounting bracket (RH) 45 33
  • MR20DE
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Engine mounts Engine through bolt 65 48
  • MR20DE
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Engine mounts LH engine mount bracket (transaxle side) bolt 65 48
  • RS6F94R
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Engine mounts LH engine mount bracket bolts 65 48
  • RS6F52A
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Engine mounts LH engine mount bracket bolts 65 48
  • RS6F52H
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Engine mounts LH engine mount bracket (transaxle side) nut 60 44
  • RS6F94R
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Engine mounts Rear engine mount bracket bolts 80 59
  • RS6F94R
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Sensor Front wheel sensor 9 7
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Sensor Rear wheel sensor 11 8
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Sensor Engine coolant temperature sensor 25 18
  • MR20DE
  • M/T
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Sensor Engine coolant temperature sensor 25 18
  • MR20DE
  • CVT
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Sensor Engine coolant temperature sensor 25 18
  • QR25DE
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Sensor A/F ratio sensor 1 50 37
  • MR20DE
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Sensor A/F ratio sensor 1 50 37
  • QR25DE
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Sensor Camshaft position sensor bolt 7 5
  • MR20DE
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Sensor Crankshaft position sensor bolt 7 5
  • MR20DE
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Sensor Crankshaft position sensor bolt 7 5
  • QR25DE
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Sensor Knock sensor bolt 23 17
  • MR20DE
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Sensor Knock sensor bolt 21 15
  • QR25DE
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Sensor Heated oxygen sensor 1 50 37
  • QR25DE
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Sensor Heated oxygen sensor 2 50 37
  • MR20DE
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Sensor Heated oxygen sensor 2 50 37
  • QR25DE
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Alternator Generator bolt 25 18
  • MR20DE
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Alternator Generator bolts 25 18
  • QR25DE
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Alternator Generator bracket bolt 25 18
  • MR20DE
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Alternator Generator bracket bolt 25 18
  • QR25DE
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Alternator Generator B terminal nut 10 7
  • MR20DE
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Alternator Generator B terminal nut 10 7
  • QR25DE
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Starter Starter motor bolt 62 46
  • MR20DE
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Starter Starter motor bolt 62 46
  • QR25DE
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Battery Battery frame nuts 4 3
  • MR20DE
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Battery Battery terminal nuts 5 4
  • MR20DE
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Battery Battery terminal nuts 5 4
  • QR25DE
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Battery Battery wedge bracket bolt 30 22
  • QR25DE
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Battery Ignition coil bolt 7 5
  • MR20DE
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Battery Ignition coil bolt 7 5
  • QR25DE
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Camshaft Camshaft sprocket (EXH) bolt 88 65
  • MR20DE
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Camshaft Camshaft sprocket (EXH) bolt 142 105
  • QR25DE
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Camshaft Camshaft sprocket (INT) bolt 35 26
  • MR20DE
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Camshaft Camshaft sprocket (INT) bolt 103 76
  • QR25DE
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Camshaft Camshaft bracket bolts 2 1 Step 1
  • MR20DE
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Camshaft Camshaft bracket bolts 6 4 Step 2
  • MR20DE
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Camshaft Camshaft bracket bolts 10 7 Step 3
  • MR20DE
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Camshaft Camshaft bracket bolts 2 1 Step 1, Bolts 9-11
  • QR25DE
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Camshaft Camshaft bracket bolts 2 1 Step 2, Bolts 1-8
  • QR25DE
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Camshaft Camshaft bracket bolts 6 4 Step 3, Bolts 1-11
  • QR25DE
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Camshaft Camshaft bracket bolts 10 7 Step 4, Bolts 1-11
  • QR25DE
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Crankshaft Crankshaft pulley bolt 69 51 Step 1
  • MR20DE
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Crankshaft Crankshaft pulley bolt 29 21 Step 3
  • MR20DE
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Crankshaft Crankshaft pulley bolt 37 27 Minimum torque
  • QR25DE
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Crankshaft Crankshaft pulley bolt 47 35 Maximum torque
  • QR25DE
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Crankshaft Balancer sprocket bolt 55 41
  • MR20DE
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Crankshaft Main bearing cap bolts 34 25 Step 1
  • MR20DE
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Crankshaft Crankshaft signal plate 22 16
  • QR25DE
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Water pump Water pump bolt 25 18
  • MR20DE
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Water pump Water pump housing bolt 21 15 Minimum torque
  • QR25DE
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Water pump Water pump housing bolt 28 21 Maximum torque
  • QR25DE
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Water pump Water pump pulley bolt 25 18
  • MR20DE
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Water pump Water pump with pulley bolt 21 15 Minimum torque
  • QR25DE
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Water pump Water pump with pulley bolt 28 21 Maximum torque
  • QR25DE
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Heater core Heater pipe bolt 22 16
  • QR25DE
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Radiator Thermostat housing bolts 50 37
  • MR20DE
  • M/T
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Radiator Thermostat housing bolts 50 37
  • MR20DE
  • CVT
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Radiator Water inlet bolt 17 13
  • MR20DE
  • M/T
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Radiator Water inlet bolt 17 13
  • MR20DE
  • CVT
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Radiator Water outlet bolt 25 18
  • MR20DE
  • M/T
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Radiator Water outlet bolt 25 18
  • MR20DE
  • CVT
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Radiator Water pipe bolt 21 15 Minimum torque
  • QR25DE
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Radiator Water pipe bolt 28 21 Maximum torque
  • QR25DE
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Radiator Engine coolant inlet bolt 22 16
  • QR25DE
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Radiator Engine coolant outlet bolt 22 16
  • QR25DE
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Radiator Fan blade nuts 4 3
  • QR25DE
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Radiator Fan shroud bolts 4 3
  • QR25DE
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Belt tensioner/Timing chains Drive belt auto-tensioner bolt 40 30
  • MR20DE
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Belt tensioner/Timing chains Drive belt auto-tensioner bolt 25 18
  • QR25DE
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Belt tensioner/Timing chains Timing chain tensioner bolt 10 7
  • MR20DE
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Belt tensioner/Timing chains Chain tensioner bolt 7 5
  • QR25DE
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Belt tensioner/Timing chains Balancer unit timing chain tensioner bolt 7 5
  • QR25DE
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Belt tensioner/Timing chains Timing chain slack guide bolt 25 18
  • MR20DE
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Belt tensioner/Timing chains Timing chain slack guide bolt 17 13
  • QR25DE
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Belt tensioner/Timing chains Timing chain tension guide bolt 17 13
  • QR25DE
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Belt tensioner/Timing chains Timing chain front cover bolt 26 19
  • MR20DE
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Belt tensioner/Timing chains Timing chain front cover bolts 13 10
  • QR25DE
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Belt tensioner/Timing chains Chain tensioner (for oil pump) bolt 10 7
  • MR20DE
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Belt tensioner/Timing chains Idler pulley nut 28 21 Models without A/C
  • MR20DE
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Rocker arm Rocker cover bolts 2 1 Step 1
  • MR20DE
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Rocker arm Rocker cover bolts 8 6 Step 2
  • MR20DE
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Rocker arm Rocker cover bolts 2 1 Step 1
  • QR25DE
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Rocker arm Rocker cover bolts 8 6 Step 2
  • QR25DE
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Fuel system Fuel tube bolt 26 19
  • MR20DE
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Fuel system Fuel tube assembly bolts 10 7 Step 1
  • QR25DE
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Fuel system Fuel tube assembly bolts 22 16 Step 2
  • QR25DE
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Fuel system Fuel tank band bolts 31 23
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Fuel system Fuel filler shield bolt 9 7
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drivetrain torque settings

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Part Description Torque (Nm) Torque (ft/lbs) Remarks Applies to
Differential Final gear bolt 130 96
  • RS6F94R
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Differential Differential case bolt 120 89
  • RS6F52A
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Differential Differential case assembly bolt 120 89
  • RS6F52H
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Wheel hub assembly Front wheel hub and bearing assembly nut 125 92
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Wheel hub assembly Rear wheel hub and bearing assembly bolt 88 65 Drum brake
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Clutch assembly Clutch pedal assembly nut 14 10
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Flywheel/Flex plate Clutch cover to Flywheel bolts 15 11 First step
  • MR20DE
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Flywheel/Flex plate Clutch cover to Flywheel bolts 25 18 Final step
  • MR20DE
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Flywheel/Flex plate Clutch cover to Flywheel bolts 15 11 First step
  • QR25DE
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Flywheel/Flex plate Clutch cover to Flywheel bolts 40 30 Final step
  • QR25DE
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Flywheel/Flex plate Flywheel bolt 108 80
  • MR20DE
  • M/T
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Flywheel/Flex plate Flywheel bolt 108 80
  • QR25DE
  • M/T
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Flywheel/Flex plate Drive plate reinforcement plate bolt 108 80
  • MR20DE
  • CVT
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Flywheel/Flex plate Drive plate reinforcement plate bolt 108 80
  • QR25DE
  • CVT
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Transmission fluid pan Drain plug 34 25
  • CVT
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Transmission fluid pan Drain plug 23 17
  • RS6F94R
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Transmission fluid pan Drain plug 35 26
  • RS6F52A
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Transmission fluid pan Drain plug 35 26
  • RS6F52H
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Transmission fluid pan Filler plug 2 1
  • RS6F94R
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Transmission fluid pan Oil pan bolt 8 6
  • CVT
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Transmission mount/case Transaxle assembly to Engine bolts 62 46
  • RS6F94R
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Transmission mount/case Transaxle assembly to Engine bolt 35 26 Bolt A
  • RS6F52A
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Transmission mount/case Transaxle assembly to Engine bolts 75 55 Bolts B and C
  • RS6F52A
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Transmission mount/case Transaxle assembly to Engine bolts 43 32 Bolts D and E
  • RS6F52A
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Transmission mount/case Transaxle assembly to Engine bolt 48 35 Bolt F
  • RS6F52A
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Transmission mount/case Transaxle assembly to Engine bolt 35 26 Bolt A
  • RS6F52H
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Transmission mount/case Transaxle assembly to Engine bolts 75 55 Bolts B and C
  • RS6F52H
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Transmission mount/case Transaxle assembly to Engine bolts 43 32 Bolts D and E
  • RS6F52H
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Transmission mount/case Transaxle assembly to Engine bolt 48 35 Bolt F
  • RS6F52H
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Transmission mount/case Transaxle assembly bolts 17 13
  • CVT
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Transmission mount/case Transaxle case bolt 28 21
  • RS6F94R
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Transmission mount/case Transaxle case bolt 52 38
  • RS6F52A
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Transmission mount/case Transaxle case bolt 52 38
  • RS6F52H
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Transmission mount/case Transmission control module bolts 11 8
  • CVT
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Torque converter Drive plate to Torque converter nuts 51 38
  • CVT
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Drive/Axle shaft Reverse idler shaft bolt 30 22
  • RS6F94R
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steering torque settings

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Part Description Torque (Nm) Torque (ft/lbs) Remarks Applies to
Steering knuckle Front steering knuckle bolt 88 65
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Steering knuckle Front steering knuckle nut 55 41
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Steering rack Steering gear mounting nut 143 105
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Steering rack Steering gear assembly end nut 34 25
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Steering rack Gear housing assembly lock nut 60 44
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Steering rack Rack assembly to Inner socket 85 63
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Steering rack Inner socket to Outer socket nut 42 31
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Steering column Steering column assembly nut 17 13
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Steering shaft Intermediate shaft bolt 34 25
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Steering shaft Intermediate shaft holder bolt 50 37
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Steering wheel Steering wheel nut 34 25
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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 nut 33 24
  • MR20DE
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Exhaust manifold Exhaust manifold nut 42 31
  • QR25DE
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Exhaust manifold Exhaust manifold stud bolt 12 9
  • MR20DE
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Exhaust manifold Exhaust manifold stay bolts 51 38
  • MR20DE
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Exhaust manifold Exhaust manifold cover bolt 6 4
  • MR20DE
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Exhaust manifold Exhaust manifold cover (upper and lower) bolt 6 4
  • QR25DE
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Exhaust manifold Exhaust manifold cover lower bolt 6 4
  • QR25DE
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Exhaust manifold Exhaust front tube nut 49 36
  • MR20DE
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Exhaust manifold Exhaust front tube nut 49 36
  • QR25DE
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Exhaust manifold Exhaust front tube stud bolt 49 36
  • MR20DE
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Muffler Main muffler nut 35 26
  • MR20DE
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Muffler Main muffler nut 35 26
  • QR25DE
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Muffler Center muffler bolt 49 36
  • MR20DE
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Muffler Center muffler bolt 35 26
  • QR25DE
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brakes torque settings

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Part Description Torque (Nm) Torque (ft/lbs) Remarks Applies to
Disc brake Front cylinder body sliding pin bolts 27 20
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Disc brake Rear cylinder body sliding pins 43 32 Rear disc brake
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Disc brake Front torque member mounting bolts 165 122
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Disc brake Rear torque member bolts 176 130 Rear disc brake
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Disc brake Front bleed valve 10 7
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Disc brake Rear air bleeder 8 6 Rear disc brake
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Disc brake Rear bleed valve 8 6 Rear drum brake
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Brake line Front brake hose union bolt 18 13
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Brake line Rear brake hose connecting bolt 18 13 Rear disc brake
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Brake booster Brake booster 20 15
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Brake pedal Brake pedal assembly nuts 14 10
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Brake pedal Accelerator pedal assembly nuts 5 4
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Master cylinder Master cylinder and reservoir assembly nut 20 15
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ABS ABS actuator and electric unit (control unit) 8 6
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suspension torque settings

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Part Description Torque (Nm) Torque (ft/lbs) Remarks Applies to
Wheels Wheel nut 108 80
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Wheels Rear wheel cylinder bolts 13 10 Rear drum brake
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Struts Front strut upper nut 62 46
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Struts Front strut lower nut 149 110
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Struts Front strut mounting insulator bolt 16 12
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Shock absorbers/shocks Rear shock absorber bolt 68 50
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Shock absorbers/shocks Rear shock absorber nut 125 92
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Stabilizer bar Front stabilizer bar clamp bolt 20 15
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Sway bar links/Stabilizer links Front stabilizer connecting rod nut 41 30
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Radius arm Torque rod (RH) 65 48 MR20DE
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Radius arm Rear torque rod bolt 80 59 MR20DE
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Control arm Front transverse link bolt 169 125
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Control arm Rear suspension beam bolt 131 97
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general torque settings

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Part Description Torque (Nm) Torque (ft/lbs) Remarks Applies to
Example of a Sentra 6

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