Ford Ranger 3 (2019-2023) Torque Spec Settings

Researched by Yien Yien Chan
Updated: February 25, 2024

By OSX - Own work, Public Domain

Below you'll find the tightening torques for the Ford Ranger 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 Ford Ranger 3

Part Description Torque (Nm) Torque (ft/lbs) Remarks Applies to
Intake manifold Intake manifold 25 18
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Steering wheel Steering wheel 48 35
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  • Production years: 2019 - 2023
  • Generation: Third
  • Type of van: pickup
  • 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 27 20
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Oil filter Oil filter seal 8 6
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Piston rods Connecting rod caps 20 15 Stage 1
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Piston rods Connecting rod caps 40 30 Stage 2
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Cylinder head Cylinder head bolts 7 5 Stage 1
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Cylinder head Cylinder head bolts 15 11 Stage 2
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Cylinder head Cylinder head bolts 55 41 Stage 3
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Cylinder head Cylinder head turbocharger nuts 53 39
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Intake manifold Intake manifold 25 18
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Throttle body Throttle body 5 4
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Engine block Cylinder block 5 4 Minimum
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Engine block Cylinder block 25 18 Maximum
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Engine block Block heater 40 30
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Engine mounts Engine mount stud 30 22
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Engine mounts Engine mount nut 125 92
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Engine mounts RH engine mount bracket bolts 55 41
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Engine mounts LH engine mount nut 175 129
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Engine mounts Engine front cover 48 35 Bolt 1 ~ 3
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Engine mounts Engine front cover 25 18 Bolt 4
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Engine mounts Engine front cover 11 8 Bolt 5
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Sensor Front wheel speed sensor 6 4
  • Front
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Starter Starter motor bracket nuts 15 11
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Starter Starter motor studbolts 48 35
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Battery Ignition coil plugs 11 8
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Camshaft Camshaft cap 7 5 Minimum
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Camshaft Camshaft cap 16 12 Maximum
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Crankshaft Crankshaft bolt 100 74
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Crankshaft Crankshaft pulley 11 8
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Crankshaft Crankshaft vent oil separator 11 8
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Common rail Fuel rail 10 7 Minimum
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Common rail Fuel rail 14 10 Maximum
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Water pump Coolant pump pulley bolts 25 18
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Fuel/Oil cooler Oil cooler 23 17
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Radiator Radiator shield 11 8
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Radiator Radiator upper shield 5 4
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Radiator Coolant pipe assembly 11 8
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Radiator Upper cooling fan shroud 8 6
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Air conditioning A/C compressor bracket and bolts 48 35
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Belt tensioner/Timing chains Drive belt pulley bolts 25 18
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Belt tensioner/Timing chains Timing chain 11 8
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Belt tensioner/Timing chains Timing chain tensioner 10 7
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Valve cover Valve cover 11 8
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drivetrain torque settings

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Part Description Torque (Nm) Torque (ft/lbs) Remarks Applies to
Differential Differential bearing cap bolts 112 83
  • Rear
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Differential Differential housing cover stud bolts 20 15
  • Rear
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Differential Differential fluid fill plug 27 20
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Differential Differential vent plug 18 13
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Differential Differential oil drain plug 27 20
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Differential Differential drain plug 28 21
  • Front
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Wheel hub assembly Wheel bearing and wheel hub bolts 175 129
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Wheel hub assembly Wheel hub nut 300 221
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Flywheel/Flex plate Flexplate 50 37 Stage 1
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Flywheel/Flex plate Flexplate 80 59 Stage 2
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Flywheel/Flex plate Flexplate 112 83 Stage 3
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Transmission fluid pan Transmission fluid cooler bracket 48 35
  • Automatic
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Transmission fluid pan Transmission fluid cooler 20 15
  • Automatic
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Transmission fluid pan Transmission fluid pump driven gear 13 10
  • Automatic
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Transmission fluid pan Transmission fluid pump 8 6
  • Automatic
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Transmission fluid pan Transmission fluid auxiliary pump bolts 11 8
  • Automatic
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Transmission fluid pan Transmission fluid auxiliary pump tube bolt 12 9
  • Automatic
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Transmission mount/case Transmission mount nuts 90 66
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Transmission mount/case Heat shield 14 10
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Transmission mount/case Transmission support insulator 55 41
  • Automatic
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Transfer Selector lever and nut 12 9
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Transfer Transfer case 48 35
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Drive/Axle shaft Driveshaft yoke washer and nut 150 111
  • Front
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Drive/Axle shaft Driveshaft flange to pinion flange bolts 110 81
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Drive/Axle shaft Driveshaft center bearing bolts 48 35
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Drive/Axle shaft Front axle tube and bolts 30 22
  • Front
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Drive/Axle shaft Front axle tube bushing support bracket 70 52
  • Front
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Drive/Axle shaft Front axle cover bushing bolt 265 195
  • Front
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Drive/Axle shaft Front axle cover mounting support bracket nuts 90 66
  • Front
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Drive/Axle shaft Front axle carrier to bracket bolts 40 30
  • Front
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Drive/Axle shaft Front axle carrier mounting bolt and nut 55 41
  • Front
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Drive/Axle shaft Front axle skid plate 30 22
  • Front
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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 nut 63 46
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Tie rod end Tie rod end jam nut 103 76
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Tie rod end Outer tie rod end nut 63 46
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Steering rack Steering gear rack 120 89
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Steering column Steering column shaft 23 17
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Steering column Steering column opening reinforcement panel 11 8
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Steering column Steering column upper shaft 7 5
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Steering shaft Steering shaft 23 17
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Steering wheel Steering wheel 48 35
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exhaust torque settings

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Part Description Torque (Nm) Torque (ft/lbs) Remarks Applies to
EGR EGR inlet tube assembly 11 8
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EGR EGR back pressure sensor 11 8
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EGR EGR cooler 11 8
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EGR EGR valve fastener 5 4
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Catalytic converter Catalytic converter 40 30
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brakes torque settings

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Part Description Torque (Nm) Torque (ft/lbs) Remarks Applies to
Disc brake Brake pad clips 150 111
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Disc brake Brake caliper 65 48
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Disc brake Brake disc 9 7
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Disc brake Brake disc shield 9 7
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Brake line Brake hose 28 21
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Brake line Brake hose 30 22
  • Front
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Brake line Brake tube fitting 18 13
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Brake line Brake tube mounting clip 28 21
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Brake pedal Brake pedal and bracket 15 11
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Master cylinder Brake master cylinder 18 13
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Parking brake Parking brake control 23 17
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Parking brake Parking brake cable 18 13
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ABS ABS module 6 4
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suspension torque settings

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Part Description Torque (Nm) Torque (ft/lbs) Remarks Applies to
Spring Shackle to spring nuts 103 76
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Spring Shackle to spring U-bolt nuts 35 26 Stage 1
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Spring Shackle to spring U-bolt nuts 70 52 Stage 2
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Spring Shackle to spring U-bolt nuts 100 74 Stage 3
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Spring Shackle to spring U-bolt nuts 133 98 Stage 4
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Spring Spring to frame nut and bolts 119 88
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Shock absorbers/shocks Shock absorber 55 41
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Stabilizer bar Stabilizer bar 90 66
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Sway bar links/Stabilizer links Stabilizer bar links lower nut 115 85
  • Front
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Ball joint Lower ball joint nut 103 76
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Ball joint Upper ball joint nut 63 46
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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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