Chevy Silverado 3 (2014-2018) Torque Spec Settings

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Below you'll find the tightening torques for the Chevy Silverado 3 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 Chevy Silverado 3

Part Description Torque (Nm) Torque (ft/lbs) Remarks Applies to
Oil pan Oil pan drain plug 25 18
  • 4.3L Engine
  • LV3
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Oil pan Oil pan drain plug 25 18
  • 5.3L Engine
  • L83
  • L8B
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Oil pan Oil pan drain plug 25 18
  • 6.2L Engine
  • L86
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Belt tensioner Drive belt tensioner bolt 58 43
  • 5.3L Engine
  • L83
  • L8B
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Belt tensioner Drive belt tensioner bolt 58 43
  • 6.2L Engine
  • L86
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Wheels Wheel nut 190 140
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  • Production years: 2014 - 2018
  • Generation: 3
  • Type of van: pickup
  • Model variant: Base
  • Also known as: GMC Sierra 4 Chevrolet Cheyenne VIA Vtrux Truck Chevrolet Silverado LD

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 25 18
  • 4.3L Engine
  • LV3
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Oil pan Oil pan drain plug 25 18
  • 5.3L Engine
  • L83
  • L8B
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Oil pan Oil pan drain plug 25 18
  • 6.2L Engine
  • L86
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Oil pan Oil pan to Rear housing bolt 12 9
  • 4.3L Engine
  • LV3
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Oil pan Oil pan to Rear housing bolt 12 9
  • 5.3L Engine
  • L83
  • L8B
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Oil pan Oil pan to Rear housing bolt 12 9
  • 6.2L Engine
  • L86
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Oil pan Oil pan to Engine block and Front cover bolt 25 18
  • 4.3L Engine
  • LV3
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Oil pan Oil pan to Engine block and Front cover bolt 25 18
  • 5.3L Engine
  • L83
  • L8B
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Oil pan Oil pan to Engine block and Front cover bolt 25 18
  • 6.2L Engine
  • L86
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Oil pan Lower oil pan to Upper oil pan bolt 10 7
  • 4.3L Engine
  • LV3
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Oil pan Lower oil pan to Upper oil pan bolt 10 7
  • 5.3L Engine
  • L83
  • L8B
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Oil pan Lower oil pan to Upper oil pan bolt 10 7
  • 6.2L Engine
  • L86
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Oil pan Oil pan cover bolt 10 7
  • 4.3L Engine
  • LV3
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Oil filter Oil filter fitting 55 41
  • 4.3L Engine
  • LV3
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Oil filter Oil filter fitting 55 41
  • 5.3L Engine
  • L83
  • L8B
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Oil filter Oil filter fitting 55 41
  • 6.2L Engine
  • L86
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Oil pressure switch Engine oil pressure sensor 35 26
  • 4.3L Engine
  • LV3
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Oil pressure switch Engine oil pressure sensor 35 26
  • 5.3L Engine
  • L83
  • L8B
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Oil pressure switch Engine oil pressure sensor 35 26
  • 6.2L Engine
  • L86
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Cylinder head Cylinder head bolt 80 59 First pass, in sequence
  • 4.3L Engine
  • LV3
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Cylinder head Cylinder head bolt 80 59 Internal hex, First pass, in sequence
  • 5.3L Engine
  • L83
  • L8B
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Cylinder head Cylinder head bolt 80 59 Internal hex, First pass, in sequence
  • 6.2L Engine
  • L86
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Cylinder head Cylinder head bolt 80 59 Standard hex, First pass, in sequence
  • 5.3L Engine
  • L83
  • L8B
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Cylinder head Cylinder head bolt 80 59 Standard hex, First pass, in sequence
  • 6.2L Engine
  • L86
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Spark plugs Spark plug 20 15
  • 4.3L Engine
  • LV3
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Spark plugs Spark plug 20 15
  • 5.3L Engine
  • L83
  • L8B
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Spark plugs Spark plug 20 15
  • 6.2L Engine
  • L86
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Piston rods Connecting rod bolt 20 15 First pass
  • 4.3L Engine
  • LV3
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Piston rods Connecting rod bolt 20 15 First pass
  • 5.3L Engine
  • L83
  • L8B
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Piston rods Connecting rod bolt 20 15 First pass
  • 6.2L Engine
  • L86
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Intake manifold Intake manifold bolt 5 4 First pass, in sequence
  • 4.3L Engine
  • LV3
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Intake manifold Intake manifold bolt 10 7 Final pass, in sequence
  • 4.3L Engine
  • LV3
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Intake manifold Intake manifold bolt 5 4 First pass, in sequence
  • 5.3L Engine
  • L83
  • L8B
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Intake manifold Intake manifold bolt 5 4 First pass, in sequence
  • 6.2L Engine
  • L86
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Intake manifold Intake manifold bolt 10 7 Final pass, in sequence
  • 5.3L Engine
  • L83
  • L8B
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Intake manifold Intake manifold cover stud 5 4
  • 4.3L Engine
  • LV3
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Intake manifold Intake manifold cover stud 5 4
  • 5.3L Engine
  • L83
  • L8B
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Intake manifold Intake manifold cover stud 5 4
  • 6.2L Engine
  • L86
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Intake manifold Intake manifold cover bolt 5 4
  • 4.3L Engine
  • LV3
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Intake manifold Intake manifold cover bolt 5 4
  • 5.3L Engine
  • L83
  • L8B
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Intake manifold Intake manifold cover bolt 5 4
  • 6.2L Engine
  • L86
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Engine mounts Engine mount to Engine block bolts 65 48
  • 5.3L Engine
  • L83
  • L8B
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Engine mounts Engine mount to Engine block bolts 65 48
  • 6.2L Engine
  • L86
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Engine mounts Engine mount to Frame bolts 50 37
  • 5.3L Engine
  • L83
  • L8B
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Engine mounts Engine mount to Frame bolts 50 37
  • 6.2L Engine
  • L86
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Knock sensor Knock sensor bolt 25 18
  • 4.3L Engine
  • LV3
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Knock sensor Knock sensor bolt 25 18
  • 5.3L Engine
  • L83
  • L8B
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Knock sensor Knock sensor bolt 25 18
  • 6.2L Engine
  • L86
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Alternator Generator bracket bolt 50 37
  • 4.3L Engine
  • LV3
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Alternator Generator bracket bolt 50 37
  • 5.3L Engine
  • L83
  • L8B
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Alternator Generator bracket bolt 50 37
  • 6.2L Engine
  • L86
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Water pump Water pump bolt 10 7
  • LV3
  • L83
  • L8B
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Water pump Water pump bolt 15 11 First pass
  • L96
  • LC8
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Water pump Water pump bolt 30 22 Final pass
  • L96
  • LC8
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Water pump Water pump bolt 25 18
  • L5P
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Water pump Water pump nut 25 18
  • L5P
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Water pump Water pump outlet pipe nut 25 18
  • L5P
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Water pump Water pump outlet pipe stud 9 7
  • L5P
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Belt tensioner Accessory drive belt tensioner bolt 58 43
  • 4.3L Engine
  • LV3
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Belt tensioner Drive belt tensioner bolt 58 43
  • 5.3L Engine
  • L83
  • L8B
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Belt tensioner Drive belt tensioner bolt 58 43
  • 6.2L Engine
  • L86
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Valve cover Valve cover bolt 12 9 First pass, in sequence
  • 4.3L Engine
  • LV3
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Valve cover Valve cover bolt 25 18 Final pass, in sequence
  • 4.3L Engine
  • LV3
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Valve cover Valley cover bolt 25 18
  • 5.3L Engine
  • L83
  • L8B
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Valve cover Valley cover bolt 25 18
  • 6.2L Engine
  • L86
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drivetrain torque settings

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Part Description Torque (Nm) Torque (ft/lbs) Remarks Applies to
Differential Front differential housing cover bolt 40 30
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Wheel hub assembly Front wheel hub and bearing assembly bolt 180 133
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Wheel hub assembly Wheel drive shaft to Front hub nut 240 177
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Wheel hub assembly Rear wheel hub nut 70 52
  • 10.5/11.5 Inch Axles
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Clutch pressure plate Clutch pressure plate bolt 70 52
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Transmission fluid pan Transmission fluid pan bolts 9 7
  • 4WD HD
  • 6L80 Automatic Transmission
  • 6L90 Automatic Transmission
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Transmission fluid pan Transmission fluid pan bolts 10 7
  • 8L90 Automatic Transmission
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Transmission mount Transmission mount to Transmission bolts 45 33 First pass
  • 4WD HD
  • 6L80 Automatic Transmission
  • 6L90 Automatic Transmission
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Transmission mount Transmission mount bolt 55 41 Light duty
  • 8L90 Automatic Transmission
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Transmission mount Transmission mount bolt 107 79 Heavy duty
  • 8L90 Automatic Transmission
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Transmission mount Transmission to Engine bolts 50 37
  • 4WD HD
  • 6L80 Automatic Transmission
  • 6L90 Automatic Transmission
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Transmission mount Transmission to Engine bolts 50 37
  • 8L90 Automatic Transmission
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steering torque settings

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Part Description Torque (Nm) Torque (ft/lbs) Remarks Applies to
Pitman arm Pitman arm nut 370 273 Heavy duty
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Power steering pump Power steering pump bolt 25 18 Heavy duty
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Power steering pump Power steering pump fitting 63 46 Heavy duty
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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 bolt 23 17 Existing cylinder head
  • LV3
  • L83
  • L8B
  • L86
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Exhaust manifold Exhaust manifold bolt 27 20 New cylinder head
  • LV3
  • L83
  • L8B
  • L86
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Exhaust manifold Exhaust manifold bolt 20 15
  • L5P
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Exhaust manifold Exhaust manifold bolt 15 11 First pass
  • L96
  • LC8
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Exhaust manifold Exhaust manifold bolt 20 15 Final pass
  • L96
  • LC8
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Exhaust manifold Exhaust manifold nut 25 18
  • L5P
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brakes torque settings

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Part Description Torque (Nm) Torque (ft/lbs) Remarks Applies to
Brake caliper Front brake caliper bracket bolt 230 170 JD9
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Brake caliper Front brake caliper bracket bolt 300 221 J95 and J96
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Brake caliper Front brake caliper guide pin bolt 100 74 JD9
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Brake caliper Front brake caliper guide pin bolt 105 77 J95 and J96
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Brake caliper Rear brake caliper bracket bolt 300 221 J95 and J96
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Brake caliper Rear brake caliper bracket bolt 200 148 JD9
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Brake caliper Rear brake caliper guide pin bolt 105 77 J95 and J96
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Brake caliper Rear brake caliper guide pin bolt 52 38 JD9
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suspension torque settings

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Part Description Torque (Nm) Torque (ft/lbs) Remarks Applies to
Wheels Wheel nut 190 140
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Shock absorbers/shocks Front shock absorber stud nut 75 55 Light duty
  • Z85/Z95 Suspension
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Shock absorbers/shocks Front shock absorber stud nut 50 37 Light duty
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Shock absorbers/shocks Front shock absorber lower bolt 120 89 Heavy duty
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Shock absorbers/shocks Front shock absorber lower bolt 50 37 Light duty
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Shock absorbers/shocks Front shock absorber upper nut 65 48 Heavy duty
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Shock absorbers/shocks Front shock absorber upper nut 50 37 Light duty
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Shock absorbers/shocks Rear lower shock absorber bolt 115 85
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Shock absorbers/shocks Rear upper shock absorber bolt 115 85
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Stabilizer bar Front stabilizer shaft clamp bolt 50 37
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Stabilizer bar Rear stabilizer shaft clamp nut 32 24
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Sway bar links/Stabilizer links Front stabilizer shaft link nut 23 17
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Sway bar links/Stabilizer links Rear stabilizer shaft link nut to Bolt 95 70
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Sway bar links/Stabilizer links Rear stabilizer shaft link nut to Stud 95 70
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Control arm Front upper control arm ball stud nut 50 37 Heavy duty
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Control arm Front upper control arm ball stud nut 50 37 Light duty, First pass
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Control arm Front upper control arm nut 260 192 Heavy duty
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Control arm Front upper control arm nut 105 77 Light duty, New design
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Control arm Front upper control arm nut 190 140 Light duty, Old design
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Control arm Front lower control arm ball stud nut 50 37 Heavy duty, First pass
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Control arm Front lower control arm ball stud nut 50 37 Light duty, First pass
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Control arm Front lower control arm front nut 180 133 Heavy duty, First pass
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Control arm Front lower control arm rear nut 180 133 Heavy duty, First pass
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Control arm Front lower control arm nut 175 129 Light duty
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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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