Mazda BT-50 2 (2011-2020) Torque Spec Settings

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Below you'll find the tightening torques for the Mazda BT-50 2 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 Mazda BT-50 2

Part Description Torque (Nm) Torque (ft/lbs) Remarks Applies to
Oil pan Oil pan drain plug 39 29
  • 2.2L Engine
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Oil pan Oil pan drain plug 39 29
  • 3.2L Engine
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Differential Front differential drain plug 30 22
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Differential Rear differential drain plug 45 33
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Transmission fluid pan Transmission fluid fill plug 35 26
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Transmission fluid pan Drain plug 19 14 Minimum torque
  • 6-Speed Automatic Transaxle - 6R80
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Transmission fluid pan Drain plug 30 22 Maximum torque
  • 6-Speed Automatic Transaxle - 6R80
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Transmission fluid pan Oil drain plug 50 37
  • 6-Speed Manual Transmission - MT82
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Steering wheel Steering wheel 40 30
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Brake caliper Front brake caliper bolts 52 38
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Wheels Wheel nuts 88 65 Minimum torque
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Wheels Wheel nuts 118 87 Maximum torque
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  • Production years: 2011 - 2020
  • Generation: 2
  • 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 plug 39 29
  • 2.2L Engine
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Oil pan Oil pan drain plug 39 29
  • 3.2L Engine
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Oil pan Oil pan bolts 7 5 Step 1
  • 2.2L Engine
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Oil pan Oil pan bolts 14 10 Step 2
  • 2.2L Engine
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Oil pan Oil pan bolts 7 5 Step 1
  • 3.2L Engine
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Oil pan Oil pan bolts 14 10 Step 2
  • 3.2L Engine
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Cylinder head Cylinder head bolts 10 7 Step 1, Bolts 1 - 10
  • 2.2L Engine
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Cylinder head Cylinder head bolts 5 4 Step 2, Bolts 11 - 18
  • 2.2L Engine
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Cylinder head Cylinder head bolts 20 15 Step 3, Bolts 1 - 10
  • 2.2L Engine
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Cylinder head Cylinder head bolts 10 7 Step 4, Bolts 11 - 18
  • 2.2L Engine
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Cylinder head Cylinder head bolts 40 30 Step 5, Bolts 1 - 10
  • 2.2L Engine
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Cylinder head Cylinder head bolts 20 15 Step 6, Bolts 11 - 18
  • 2.2L Engine
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Cylinder head Cylinder head bolts 10 7 Step 1, Bolts 1 - 12
  • 3.2L Engine
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Cylinder head Cylinder head bolts 5 4 Step 2, Bolts 13 - 22
  • 3.2L Engine
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Cylinder head Cylinder head bolts 20 15 Step 3, Bolts 1 - 12
  • 3.2L Engine
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Cylinder head Cylinder head bolts 10 7 Step 4, Bolts 13 - 22
  • 3.2L Engine
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Cylinder head Cylinder head bolts 50 37 Step 5, Bolts 1 - 12
  • 3.2L Engine
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Cylinder head Cylinder head bolts 25 18 Step 7, Bolts 13 - 22
  • 3.2L Engine
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Piston rods Connecting rod cap 25 18 Step 1
  • 3.2L Engine
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Piston rods Connecting rod cap 60 44 Step 2
  • 3.2L Engine
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Intake manifold Intake manifold gaskets 25 18
  • 2.2L Engine
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Intake manifold Intake manifold gaskets 15 11
  • 3.2L Engine
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Engine block Cylinder block cap bolts 15 11 Step 1
  • 3.2L Engine
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Engine block Cylinder block cap bolts 20 15 Step 2
  • 3.2L Engine
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Engine block Cylinder block cap bolts 35 26 Step 3
  • 3.2L Engine
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Engine block Cylinder block cap bolts 80 59 Step 4
  • 3.2L Engine
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Camshaft Camshaft carrier bolts 23 17 Bolts 1 to 22
  • 2.2L Engine
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Camshaft Camshaft carrier bolts 10 7 Bolts 23 to 25
  • 2.2L Engine
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Camshaft Camshaft carrier bolts 4 3 Step 1, Bolts 1 to 26
  • 3.2L Engine
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Camshaft Camshaft carrier bolts 15 11 Step 2, Bolts 1 to 26
  • 3.2L Engine
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Camshaft Camshaft carrier bolts 23 17 Step 3, Bolts 1 to 26
  • 3.2L Engine
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Camshaft Camshaft carrier bolts 4 3 Step 1, Bolts 27 and 28
  • 3.2L Engine
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Camshaft Camshaft carrier bolts 8 6 Step 2, Bolts 27 and 28
  • 3.2L Engine
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Camshaft Camshaft carrier bolts 10 7 Step 3, Bolts 27 and 28
  • 3.2L Engine
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Belt tensioner Timing chain cover fasteners 14 10 Fasteners 1
  • 2.2L Engine
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Belt tensioner Timing chain cover fasteners 10 7 Fasteners 2
  • 2.2L Engine
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Belt tensioner Timing chain cover fasteners 10 7 Fasteners 1
  • 3.2L Engine
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Belt tensioner Timing chain cover fasteners 14 10 Fasteners 2
  • 3.2L Engine
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Valve cover Valve cover bolts 10 7
  • 2.2L Engine
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Valve cover Valve cover bolts 10 7
  • 3.2L Engine
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drivetrain torque settings

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Part Description Torque (Nm) Torque (ft/lbs) Remarks Applies to
Differential Front differential drain plug 30 22
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Differential Rear differential drain plug 45 33
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Differential Front differential oil-fill plug 30 22
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Differential Rear differential oil-fill plug 45 33
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Differential Rear differential carrier bolts 60 44
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Differential Rear differential bearing cap bolts 105 77
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CVs Front inner CV joint boot 21 15
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CVs Front outer CV joint boot 21 15
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Clutch pressure plate Clutch pressure plate retaining bolts 30 22
  • 6-Speed Manual Transmission - MT82
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Transmission fluid pan Transmission fluid pan bolts 12 9
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Transmission fluid pan Transmission fluid fill plug 35 26
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Transmission fluid pan Filler plug 19 14 Minimum torque
  • 6-Speed Automatic Transaxle - 6R80
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Transmission fluid pan Filler plug 30 22 Maximum torque
  • 6-Speed Automatic Transaxle - 6R80
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Transmission fluid pan Oil fill plug 35 26
  • 6-Speed Manual Transmission - MT82
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Transmission fluid pan Drain plug 19 14 Minimum torque
  • 6-Speed Automatic Transaxle - 6R80
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Transmission fluid pan Drain plug 30 22 Maximum torque
  • 6-Speed Automatic Transaxle - 6R80
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Transmission fluid pan Oil drain plug 50 37
  • 6-Speed Manual Transmission - MT82
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Transmission mount Transmission to Engine bolts 49 36
  • 2WD
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Transmission mount Transmission to Engine bolts 49 36
  • 4WD
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Transmission mount Transmission retaining bolts 50 37
  • 6-Speed Manual Transmission - MT82
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Transmission adapter Transmission output shaft flange retaining nut 200 148
  • 6-Speed Manual Transmission - MT82
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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 tie rod end retaining nut 125 92
  • 2WD
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Tie rod end Front tie rod end retaining nut 125 92
  • 4WD
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Tie rod end Front tie rod end locknuts 68 50 Minimum torque
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Tie rod end Front tie rod end locknuts 92 68 Maximum torque
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Steering wheel Steering wheel 40 30
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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 fasteners 55 41 Fasteners 1
  • 2.2L Engine
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Exhaust manifold Exhaust manifold fasteners 40 30 Fasteners 2
  • 2.2L Engine
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Exhaust manifold Exhaust manifold fasteners 15 11 Fasteners 3
  • 2.2L Engine
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Exhaust manifold Exhaust manifold fasteners 40 30 Fasteners 1
  • 3.2L Engine
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Exhaust manifold Exhaust manifold fasteners 23 17 Fasteners 2
  • 3.2L Engine
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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 bolts 52 38
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Brake caliper Front brake caliper bracket bolts 115 85
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suspension torque settings

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Part Description Torque (Nm) Torque (ft/lbs) Remarks Applies to
Wheels Wheel nuts 88 65 Minimum torque
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Wheels Wheel nuts 118 87 Maximum torque
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Shock absorbers/shocks Front shock absorber upper bolts 30 22
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Shock absorbers/shocks Rear shock absorber upper bolt 47 35
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Shock absorbers/shocks Front shock absorber lower bolt 250 184
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Shock absorbers/shocks Rear shock absorber lower bolt 47 35
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Control arm Front upper arm nut 141 104 Minimum torque
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Control arm Front upper arm nut 189 139 Maximum torque
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Control arm Front lower arm fixing nut 240 177 Minimum torque
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Control arm Front lower arm fixing nut 281 207 Maximum torque
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Ball joint Front upper ball joint nut 65 48
  • 2WD
  • 4WD
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Ball joint Front lower ball joint nut 175 129
  • 2WD
  • 4WD
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general torque settings

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Part Description Torque (Nm) Torque (ft/lbs) Remarks Applies to
Example of a BT-50 2

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