Toyota Tacoma 1 (1994-2005) Torque Spec Settings

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Below you'll find the tightening torques for the Toyota Tacoma 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 Toyota Tacoma 1

Part Description Torque (Nm) Torque (ft/lbs) Remarks Applies to
Oil pan Oil drain plug 37 27
  • 2RZ-FE
  • 3RZ-FE
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Transmission fluid pan Drain plug 20 15
  • A43D Automatic Transmission
  • A340E Automatic Transmission
  • A340F Automatic Transmission
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Tie rod end Front tie rod end nut 72 53
  • 2WD
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Tie rod end Front tie rod end nut 90 66
  • 4WD
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Brake caliper Front brake caliper bolts 108 80
  • 2WD
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Brake caliper Front brake caliper bolts 123 91
  • 4WD
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Wheels Front wheel 110 81
  • 2WD
  • 4WD
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Wheels Rear wheel 110 81
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  • Production years: 1994 - 2005
  • Generation: 1
  • 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 bolts and nuts 13 10
  • 2RZ-FE
  • 3RZ-FE
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Oil pan Oil pan bolts and nuts 8 6
  • 5VZ-FE
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Oil pan Oil drain plug 37 27
  • 2RZ-FE
  • 3RZ-FE
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Oil pressure switch Oil pressure switch 15 11
  • 5VZ-FE
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Cylinder head Cylinder head bolts 39 29 1st step
  • 2RZ-FE
  • 3RZ-FE
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Cylinder head Cylinder head bolts 34 25 12 pointed head bolt
  • 5VZ-FE
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Cylinder head Cylinder head bolts 18 13 Recessed head bolt
  • 5VZ-FE
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Cylinder head Cylinder head rear cover bolts 14 10
  • 2RZ-FE
  • 3RZ-FE
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Cylinder head Cylinder head cover bolts 6 4
  • 5VZ-FE
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Spark plugs Spark plug 20 15
  • 2RZ-FE
  • 3RZ-FE
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Spark plugs Spark plug 18 13
  • 5VZ-FE
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Piston rods Connecting rod cap nuts 45 33
  • 2RZ-FE
  • 3RZ-FE
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Piston rods Connecting rod cap nuts 25 18
  • 5VZ-FE
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Intake manifold Intake manifold bolts and nuts 29 21
  • 2RZ-FE
  • 3RZ-FE
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Intake manifold Intake manifold bolts and nuts 18 13
  • 5VZ-FE
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Engine block Main bearing cap bolts 39 29
  • 2RZ-FE
  • 3RZ-FE
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Engine block Main bearing cap bolts 61 45
  • 5VZ-FE
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Engine block Coolant drain plug 25 18
  • 2RZ-FE
  • 3RZ-FE
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Engine mounts Engine mounting bracket 52 38
  • 2RZ-FE
  • 3RZ-FE
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Engine mounts Engine mounting bracket 44 32
  • 5VZ-FE
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Engine mounts Engine rear mounting bracket 18 13 Bolt A
  • 2RZ-FE
  • 3RZ-FE
  • 2WD
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Engine mounts Engine rear mounting bracket 25 18 Bolt B
  • 2RZ-FE
  • 3RZ-FE
  • 2WD
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Engine mounts Engine rear mounting bracket to Frame 58 43
  • 5VZ-FE
  • 2WD
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Knock sensor Knock sensor 37 27
  • 2RZ-FE
  • 3RZ-FE
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Knock sensor Knock sensor 44 32 MFI System
  • 2RZ-FE
  • 3RZ-FE
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Knock sensor Knock sensor 39 29 SFI System
  • 5VZ-FE
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Alternator Generator bracket bolts 75 55 Bolt A
  • 2RZ-FE
  • 3RZ-FE
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Alternator Generator bracket bolts 18 13 Bolt B
  • 2RZ-FE
  • 3RZ-FE
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Alternator Generator bracket 19 14
  • 5VZ-FE
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Camshaft Camshaft bearing cap bolts 16 12
  • 2RZ-FE
  • 3RZ-FE
  • 5VZ-FE
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Camshaft Camshaft timing gear bolts 74 55
  • 2RZ-FE
  • 3RZ-FE
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Camshaft Camshaft timing pulley bolt 110 81
  • 5VZ-FE
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Water pump Water pump bolts 25 18 14mm head bolt
  • 2RZ-FE
  • 3RZ-FE
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Water pump Water pump bolts 9 7 12mm head bolt
  • 2RZ-FE
  • 3RZ-FE
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Water pump Water pump bolts 20 15
  • 5VZ-FE
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Water pump Water pump pulley nuts 21 15
  • 2RZ-FE
  • 3RZ-FE
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Belt tensioner Drive belt idler pulley 20 15
  • 2RZ-FE
  • 3RZ-FE
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drivetrain torque settings

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Part Description Torque (Nm) Torque (ft/lbs) Remarks Applies to
Differential Front differential rear mounting nut 87 64
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Differential Front differential mounting bolts 137 101
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Differential Rear drain plug 49 36
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Differential Front drain plug 65 48
  • 4WD
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Differential Rear filler plug 49 36
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Differential Front filler plug 65 48
  • 4WD
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Transmission fluid pan Oil pan bolts 5 4
  • A43D Automatic Transmission
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Transmission fluid pan Oil pan bolts 7 5
  • A340E Automatic Transmission
  • A340F Automatic Transmission
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Transmission fluid pan Drain plug 20 15
  • A43D Automatic Transmission
  • A340E Automatic Transmission
  • A340F Automatic Transmission
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Transmission mount Transmission mounting bolts 72 53
  • 2RZ-FE
  • 2WD
  • W59 Manual Transmission
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Transmission mount Transmission mounting bolts 72 53
  • 3RZ-FE
  • 4WD
  • W59 Manual Transmission
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Transmission mount Transmission mounting bolts 72 53
  • 2WD
  • 4WD
  • R150 Manual Transmission
  • R150F Manual Transmission
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Transmission mount Transmission mounting bolts 71 52
  • A43D Automatic Transmission
  • A340E Automatic Transmission
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Transmission mount Transmission mounting bolts 71 52
  • 3RZ-FE
  • A340F Automatic Transmission
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Transmission mount Transmission mounting bolts 71 52
  • 5VZ-FE
  • A340F Automatic Transmission
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Axle shaft Front drive shaft lock nut 235 173
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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 nut 72 53
  • 2WD
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Tie rod end Front tie rod end nut 90 66
  • 4WD
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Tie rod end Front tie rod end bolts 113 83
  • 4WD
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Tie rod end Tie rod end lock nut 54 40
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Steering knuckle Steering knuckle nut 110 81
  • 2WD
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Steering knuckle Steering knuckle nut 115 85
  • 4WD
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Pinion Pinion bearing adjusting screw 17 13
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Steering column Steering column bolts and nuts 26 19
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Steering wheel Steering wheel nut 35 26
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Power steering pump Power steering pump bracket bolts 20 15
  • 2RZ-FE
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Power steering pump Power steering pump bracket bolts 20 15
  • 3RZ-FE
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Power steering pump Power steering pump bracket 19 14
  • 5VZ-FE
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Power steering pump Power steering pump to bracket bolts 58 43
  • 2RZ-FE
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Power steering pump Power steering pump to bracket bolts 58 43
  • 3RZ-FE
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Power steering pump Power steering pump pulley nut 43 32
  • 2RZ-FE
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Power steering pump Power steering pump pulley nut 43 32
  • 3RZ-FE
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Power steering pump Power steering vane pump bolts 39 29
  • 2RZ-FE
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Power steering pump Power steering vane pump bolts 39 29
  • 3RZ-FE
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Power steering pump Power steering vane pump rear housing 24 18
  • 2RZ-FE
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Power steering pump Power steering vane pump rear housing 24 18
  • 3RZ-FE
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Power steering pump Power steering vane pump pulley nut 43 32
  • 2RZ-FE
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Power steering pump Power steering vane pump pulley nut 43 32
  • 3RZ-FE
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Power steering pump Power steering vane pump bracket bolts 43 32
  • 5VZ-FE
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Power steering pump Power steering vane pump assembly with bracket bolt and nut 43 32
  • 5VZ-FE
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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 49 36
  • 2RZ-FE
  • 3RZ-FE
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Exhaust manifold Exhaust manifold nuts 40 30
  • 5VZ-FE
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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 108 80
  • 2WD
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Brake caliper Front brake caliper bolts 123 91
  • 4WD
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Brake caliper Front brake disc bolts 64 47
  • 2WD
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suspension torque settings

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Part Description Torque (Nm) Torque (ft/lbs) Remarks Applies to
Wheels Front wheel 110 81
  • 2WD
  • 4WD
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Wheels Rear wheel 110 81
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Struts Front strut bar bolt and nut 300 221
  • 2WD
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Struts Front strut bar nuts 150 111
  • 2WD
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Shock absorbers/shocks Front shock absorber bolts 39 29
  • 2WD
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Shock absorbers/shocks Front lower shock absorber 25 18
  • 2WD
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Shock absorbers/shocks Front lower shock absorber nut 135 100
  • 4WD
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Shock absorbers/shocks Rear shock absorber bolts 26 19
  • 2WD
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Shock absorbers/shocks Rear shock absorber bolts 71 52
  • 4WD
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Stabilizer bar Front stabilizer bar bracket bolts 29 21
  • 2WD
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Stabilizer bar Front stabilizer bar bracket bolts 25 18
  • 4WD
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Sway bar links/Stabilizer links Front stabilizer bar link nut 39 29
  • 2WD
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Sway bar links/Stabilizer links Front stabilizer bar link nut retainer 29 21
  • 4WD
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Control arm Front lower suspension arm 152 112
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Control arm Front lower suspension arm No.3 nuts 150 111
  • 2WD
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Control arm Front lower suspension arm bolt and nut 200 148
  • 2WD
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Control arm Front lower suspension arm 130 96
  • 4WD
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Control arm Front lower suspension arm to stabilizer bar link 69 51
  • 4WD
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Control arm Front upper suspension arm 130 96
  • 2WD
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Control arm Front upper suspension arm 115 85
  • 4WD
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Ball joint Front lower ball joint bolts 160 118
  • 2WD
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Ball joint Front lower ball joint bolts 80 59
  • 4WD
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Ball joint Front lower ball joint nut 152 112
  • 4WD
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Ball joint Front upper ball joint bolts 110 81
  • 2WD
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Ball joint Front upper ball joint bolts and nuts 39 29
  • 2WD
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Ball joint Front upper ball joint bolts and nuts 105 77
  • 4WD
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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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