Volkswagen Amarok 1 (2010-on) Torque Spec Settings

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Below you'll find the tightening torques for the Volkswagen Amarok 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 Volkswagen Amarok 1

Part Description Torque (Nm) Torque (ft/lbs) Remarks Applies to
Oil pan Oil drain plug 30 22
  • 2.0L Diesel Engine
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Oil pan Oil drain plug 30 22
  • 2.0L Direct Injection Engine
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Oil filter Oil filter cap 25 18
  • 2.0L Diesel Engine
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Spark plugs Glow plug 18 13
  • 2.0L Diesel Engine
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Brake caliper Front brake caliper bolts 65 48
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Wheels Wheel bolt to Wheel hub 180 133
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  • Production years: 2010 - present
  • 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 drain plug 30 22
  • 2.0L Diesel Engine
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Oil pan Oil drain plug 30 22
  • 2.0L Direct Injection Engine
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Oil pan Oil sump bolts 5 4 Initial tightening
  • 2.0L Diesel Engine
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Oil pan Oil sump bolts 15 11
  • 2.0L Diesel Engine
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Oil pan Top section oil sump bolts 15 11 Step 1
  • 2.0L Direct Injection Engine
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Oil pan Bottom section oil sump bolts 8 6 Step 1
  • 2.0L Direct Injection Engine
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Oil pan Baffle plate bolt 15 11
  • 2.0L Diesel Engine
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Oil pan Baffle plate bolt 9 7
  • 2.0L Direct Injection Engine
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Oil filter Oil filter cap 25 18
  • 2.0L Diesel Engine
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Oil filter Oil filter bracket bolts 14 10 Step 1
  • 2.0L Diesel Engine
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Oil pressure switch Oil pressure switch 22 16
  • 2.0L Diesel Engine
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Oil pressure switch Oil pressure switch 20 15
  • 2.0L Direct Injection Engine
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Cylinder head Cylinder head bolt 35 26 Step 1
  • 2.0L Diesel Engine
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Cylinder head Cylinder head bolt 60 44 Step 2
  • 2.0L Diesel Engine
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Cylinder head Cylinder head bolt 40 30 Step 1
  • 2.0L Direct Injection Engine
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Spark plugs Glow plug 18 13
  • 2.0L Diesel Engine
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Spark plugs Spark plug 25 18
  • 2.0L Direct Injection Engine
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Piston rods Conrod bolt 30 22
  • 2.0L Diesel Engine
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Piston rods Conrod bolt 45 33
  • 2.0L Direct Injection Engine
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Engine block Bearing cap bolts 65 48
  • 2.0L Diesel Engine
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Engine block Crankshaft bolts 65 48
  • 2.0L Direct Injection Engine
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Engine mounts Engine mounting to Frame bolts 50 37
  • 2.0L Diesel Engine
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Engine mounts Engine mounting to Frame bolts 50 37
  • 2.0L Direct Injection Engine
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Engine mounts Engine mounting to Engine support nut 90 66
  • 2.0L Diesel Engine
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Engine mounts Engine mounting to Engine support nut 90 66
  • 2.0L Direct Injection Engine
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Engine mounts Engine support to Crankcase bolts 50 37
  • 2.0L Diesel Engine
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Engine mounts Engine support to Crankcase bolts 50 37
  • 2.0L Direct Injection Engine
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Knock sensor Knock sensor bolt 20 15
  • 2.0L Direct Injection Engine
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Camshaft Camshaft pulley bolt 20 15
  • 2.0L Diesel Engine
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Water pump Coolant pump bolt 15 11
  • 2.0L Diesel Engine
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Water pump Coolant pump bolt 9 7
  • 2.0L Direct Injection Engine
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Belt tensioner Belt pulley bolt 10 7
  • 2.0L Diesel Engine
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drivetrain torque settings

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Part Description Torque (Nm) Torque (ft/lbs) Remarks Applies to
Differential Rear final drive oil drain plug 33 24
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Differential Front final drive oil filler plug 35 26
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Differential Rear final drive oil filler plug 33 24
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Differential Rear final drive cover bolts 44 32
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Differential Rear final drive bearing bracket bolts 85 63
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Differential Rear differential bolts 140 103
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CVs Front outer cv joint bolt 150 111
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Wheel hub assembly Front wheel hub bolts 20 15
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Wheel hub assembly Front wheel bearing housing bolts 150 111
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Clutch pressure plate Thrust plate bolt 13 10 M6 bolt
  • 6-Speed Manual Gearbox
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Clutch pressure plate Thrust plate bolt 20 15 M7 bolt
  • 6-Speed Manual Gearbox
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steering torque settings

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Part Description Torque (Nm) Torque (ft/lbs) Remarks Applies to
Tie rod end Track rod 100 74
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Tie rod end Track rod to Wheel bearing housing 90 66
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Steering rack Power steering rack bolts 90 66
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Steering column Steering column bolts 20 15
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Steering column Steering column lower securing bolt 8 6
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Steering wheel Steering wheel bolt 30 22
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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 25 18
  • 2.0L Diesel Engine
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Exhaust manifold Turbocharger bolts 5 4
  • 2.0L Direct Injection Engine
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Exhaust manifold Turbocharger bolts 12 9
  • 2.0L Direct Injection Engine
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Exhaust manifold Turbocharger bolts 16 12
  • 2.0L Direct Injection Engine
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Exhaust manifold Turbocharger bolts 25 18
  • 2.0L Direct Injection 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 65 48
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Brake caliper Rear brake drum bolt 20 15
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suspension torque settings

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Part Description Torque (Nm) Torque (ft/lbs) Remarks Applies to
Wheels Wheel bolt to Wheel hub 180 133
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Struts Front suspension strut nut 110 81
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Struts Front suspension strut mounting nut 25 18
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Shock absorbers/shocks Rear shock absorber nuts 90 66
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Stabilizer bar Anti-roll bar to Coupling rod 110 81
  • 2.0L Diesel Engine
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Control arm Front upper suspension link bolts 50 37
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Control arm Front lower suspension link nuts 110 81
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Ball joint Front upper ball joint nut 30 22
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Ball joint Front lower ball joint nut 60 44
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general torque settings

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Part Description Torque (Nm) Torque (ft/lbs) Remarks Applies to
Example of a Amarok 1

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