Ford Explorer Sport Trac 1 (2001-2005) Torque Spec Settings

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Below you'll find the tightening torques for the Ford Explorer Sport Trac 1 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 Explorer Sport Trac 1

Part Description Torque (Nm) Torque (ft/lbs) Remarks Applies to
Water pump Water pump pulley bolts 25 18
  • 4.0L SOHC Engine
  • 2WD
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Belt tensioner Drive belt tensioner bolt 47 35
  • 4.0L SOHC Engine
  • 2WD
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Transmission fluid pan Drain plug 41 30 Minimum torque
  • 4.0L SOHC Engine
  • 2WD
  • Manual Transmission
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Transmission fluid pan Drain plug 58 43 Maximum torque
  • 4.0L SOHC Engine
  • 2WD
  • Manual Transmission
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Wheels Wheel nuts 135 100
  • 4.0L SOHC Engine
  • 2WD
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  • Production years: 2001 - 2005
  • Generation: 1
  • Type of van: pickup
  • Model variant: Base
  • Body style: Sport Trac

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 bolts 9 7
  • 4.0L SOHC Engine
  • 2WD
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Spark plugs Spark plug 20 15
  • 4.0L SOHC Engine
  • 2WD
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Piston rods Connecting rod nuts 20 15 Stage 1
  • 4.0L SOHC Engine
  • 2WD
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Intake manifold Intake manifold bolts 10 7
  • 4.0L SOHC Engine
  • 2WD
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Intake manifold Upper intake manifold screws 7 5
  • 4.0L SOHC Engine
  • 2WD
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Intake manifold Lower intake manifold bolts 18 13
  • 4.0L SOHC Engine
  • 2WD
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Engine block Main bearing cap bolts 98 72
  • 4.0L SOHC Engine
  • 2WD
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Knock sensor Knock sensor 20 15
  • 4.0L SOHC Engine
  • 2WD
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Alternator Generator to Bracket bolts 47 35
  • 4.0L SOHC Engine
  • 2WD
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Camshaft Camshaft sprocket bolt 85 63
  • 4.0L SOHC Engine
  • 2WD
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Camshaft Camshaft bearing caps bolts 6 4 Stage 1
  • 4.0L SOHC Engine
  • 2WD
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Camshaft Camshaft bearing caps bolts 16 12 Stage 2
  • 4.0L SOHC Engine
  • 2WD
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Water pump Water pump bolts 10 7
  • 4.0L SOHC Engine
  • 2WD
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Water pump Water pump pulley bolts 25 18
  • 4.0L SOHC Engine
  • 2WD
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Belt tensioner Drive belt tensioner bolt 47 35
  • 4.0L SOHC Engine
  • 2WD
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Belt tensioner Drive belt idler pulley bolt 47 35
  • 4.0L SOHC Engine
  • 2WD
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Valve cover Valve cover bolts 10 7
  • 4.0L SOHC Engine
  • 2WD
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drivetrain torque settings

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Part Description Torque (Nm) Torque (ft/lbs) Remarks Applies to
Differential Differential bearing caps bolts 105 77
  • 4.0L SOHC Engine
  • 2WD
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Differential Differential housing cover bolts 45 33
  • 4.0L SOHC Engine
  • 2WD
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Differential Differential ring gear bolts 105 77
  • 4.0L SOHC Engine
  • 2WD
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Clutch pressure plate Clutch pressure plate bolts 32 24
  • 4.0L SOHC Engine
  • 2WD
  • Manual Transmission
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Transmission fluid pan Transmission fluid pan screws 13 10 Minimum torque
  • 4.0L SOHC Engine
  • 2WD
  • Automatic Transmission
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Transmission fluid pan Transmission fluid pan screws 15 11 Maximum torque
  • 4.0L SOHC Engine
  • 2WD
  • Automatic Transmission
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Transmission fluid pan Drain plug 41 30 Minimum torque
  • 4.0L SOHC Engine
  • 2WD
  • Manual Transmission
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Transmission fluid pan Drain plug 58 43 Maximum torque
  • 4.0L SOHC Engine
  • 2WD
  • Manual Transmission
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Transmission mount Transmission mount nuts to Crossmember 87 64 Minimum torque
  • 4.0L SOHC Engine
  • 2WD
  • Automatic Transmission
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Transmission mount Transmission mount nuts to Crossmember 110 81 Maximum torque
  • 4.0L SOHC Engine
  • 2WD
  • Automatic Transmission
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Transmission mount Transmission mount to Extension housing screws 87 64 Minimum torque
  • 4.0L SOHC Engine
  • 2WD
  • Automatic Transmission
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Transmission mount Transmission mount to Extension housing screws 110 81 Maximum torque
  • 4.0L SOHC Engine
  • 2WD
  • Automatic Transmission
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Transmission mount Transmission mount bolts 87 64 Minimum torque
  • 4.0L SOHC Engine
  • 2WD
  • Manual Transmission
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Transmission mount Transmission mount bolts 110 81 Maximum torque
  • 4.0L SOHC Engine
  • 2WD
  • Manual Transmission
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Transmission mount Transmission mount nuts 87 64 Minimum torque
  • 4.0L SOHC Engine
  • 2WD
  • Manual Transmission
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Transmission mount Transmission mount nuts 110 81 Maximum torque
  • 4.0L SOHC Engine
  • 2WD
  • Manual Transmission
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Transmission mount Transmission case cover bolts 16 12 Minimum torque
  • 4.0L SOHC Engine
  • 2WD
  • Manual Transmission
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Transmission mount Transmission case cover bolts 22 16 Maximum torque
  • 4.0L SOHC Engine
  • 2WD
  • Manual Transmission
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Transmission adapter Extension housing 39 29
  • 4.0L SOHC Engine
  • 2WD
  • Manual Transmission
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Axle shaft Rear axle nut 23 17 Minimum torque
  • 4.0L SOHC Engine
  • 2WD
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Axle shaft Rear axle nut 34 25 Maximum torque
  • 4.0L SOHC Engine
  • 2WD
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steering torque settings

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Part Description Torque (Nm) Torque (ft/lbs) Remarks Applies to
Tie rod end Front wheel spindle tie-rods 80 59
  • 4.0L SOHC Engine
  • 2WD
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Tie rod end Front wheel spindle tie-rod ball socket 121 89
  • 4.0L SOHC Engine
  • 2WD
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Tie rod end Tie-rod end nut 60 44 Minimum torque
  • 4.0L SOHC Engine
  • 2WD
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Tie rod end Tie-rod end nut 80 59 Maximum torque
  • 4.0L SOHC Engine
  • 2WD
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Tie rod end Tie-rod end to Steering knuckle castellated nut 90 66
  • 4.0L SOHC Engine
  • 2WD
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Tie rod end Tie-rod jam nuts 80 59
  • 4.0L SOHC Engine
  • 2WD
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Steering rack Steering gear to Crossmember stud bolts and nuts 151 111 E coated frame
  • 4.0L SOHC Engine
  • 2WD
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Steering rack Steering gear to Crossmember stud bolts and nuts 201 148 Wax-coated frame
  • 4.0L SOHC Engine
  • 2WD
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Steering shaft Upper intermediate shaft to Steering column bolt 26 19 Minimum torque
  • 4.0L SOHC Engine
  • 2WD
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Steering shaft Upper intermediate shaft to Steering column bolt 34 25 Maximum torque
  • 4.0L SOHC Engine
  • 2WD
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Steering shaft Intermediate shaft to Lower intermediate shaft bolt 41 30 Minimum torque
  • 4.0L SOHC Engine
  • 2WD
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Steering shaft Intermediate shaft to Lower intermediate shaft bolt 54 40 Maximum torque
  • 4.0L SOHC Engine
  • 2WD
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Steering shaft Lower intermediate shaft pinch bolt 49 36
  • 4.0L SOHC Engine
  • 2WD
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Steering wheel Steering wheel bolt 34 25 Minimum torque
  • 4.0L SOHC Engine
  • 2WD
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Steering wheel Steering wheel bolt 46 34 Maximum torque
  • 4.0L SOHC Engine
  • 2WD
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Power steering pump Power steering pump bolts 25 18
  • 4.0L SOHC Engine
  • 2WD
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Power steering pump Power steering pump pulley bolts 25 18
  • 4.0L SOHC Engine
  • 2WD
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Power steering pump Power steering pressure hose to Power steering pump 65 48
  • 4.0L SOHC Engine
  • 2WD
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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 22 16
  • 4.0L SOHC Engine
  • 2WD
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Exhaust manifold Converter to Manifold nuts 40 30
  • 4.0L SOHC Engine
  • 2WD
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brakes torque settings

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Part Description Torque (Nm) Torque (ft/lbs) Remarks Applies to
Brake caliper Front disc brake caliper anchor plate bolts 98 72 Minimum torque
  • 4.0L SOHC Engine
  • 2WD
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Brake caliper Front disc brake caliper anchor plate bolts 133 98 Maximum torque
  • 4.0L SOHC Engine
  • 2WD
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Brake caliper Disc brake caliper bolts 29 21 Minimum torque
  • 4.0L SOHC Engine
  • 2WD
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Brake caliper Disc brake caliper bolts 35 26 Maximum torque
  • 4.0L SOHC Engine
  • 2WD
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Brake caliper Brake caliper bolts 27 20
  • 4.0L SOHC Engine
  • 2WD
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Brake caliper Rear wheel disc brake adapter bolts 109 80
  • 4.0L SOHC Engine
  • 2WD
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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
  • 4.0L SOHC Engine
  • 2WD
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Shock absorbers/shocks Front shock absorber to Frame nuts 23 17
  • 4.0L SOHC Engine
  • 2WD
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Shock absorbers/shocks Shock to Frame mounting nut 41 30 Minimum torque
  • 4.0L SOHC Engine
  • 2WD
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Shock absorbers/shocks Shock to Frame mounting nut 56 41 Maximum torque
  • 4.0L SOHC Engine
  • 2WD
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Shock absorbers/shocks Shock absorber lower bolt 62 46
  • 4.0L SOHC Engine
  • 2WD
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Shock absorbers/shocks Shock absorber to Lower arm nuts 20 15 Minimum torque
  • 4.0L SOHC Engine
  • 2WD
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Shock absorbers/shocks Shock absorber to Lower arm nuts 29 21 Maximum torque
  • 4.0L SOHC Engine
  • 2WD
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Stabilizer bar Front stabilizer bar 48 35
  • 4.0L SOHC Engine
  • 2WD
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Sway bar links/Stabilizer links Right-hand stabilizer bar link nut 80 59
  • 4.0L SOHC Engine
  • 2WD
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Radius arm Torsion bar cover plate bolts 48 35 Minimum torque
  • 4.0L SOHC Engine
  • 2WD
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Radius arm Torsion bar cover plate bolts 62 46 Maximum torque
  • 4.0L SOHC Engine
  • 2WD
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Control arm Front suspension upper arm cam nuts 133 98
  • 4.0L SOHC Engine
  • 2WD
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Control arm Upper control arm to Frame mounting bolts and nuts 113 83 Minimum torque
  • 4.0L SOHC Engine
  • 2WD
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Control arm Upper control arm to Frame mounting bolts and nuts 153 113 Maximum torque
  • 4.0L SOHC Engine
  • 2WD
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Control arm Lower control arm to Frame mounting botls and nuts 190 140
  • 4.0L SOHC Engine
  • 2WD
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Ball joint Ball joint adjustment nuts 175 129
  • 4.0L SOHC Engine
  • 2WD
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Ball joint Front suspension arm lower ball joint nut 113 83 Minimum torque
  • 4.0L SOHC Engine
  • 2WD
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Ball joint Front suspension arm lower ball joint nut 152 112 Maximum torque
  • 4.0L SOHC Engine
  • 2WD
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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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