Volkswagen Transporter T4 (1990-2003) Torque Spec Settings

Below you'll find the tightening torques for the Volkswagen Transporter T4 in both Nm and ft/lbs. The first table contains the most-used torque settings. The second table contains all torque spec values I could find.

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  • Production years: 1990 - 2003
  • Model variant: T4
  • Also known as: Volkswagen EuroVan Volkswagen Caravelle Volkswagen Vanagon

All Torque Settings in Tables

General torque settings

Nut Torque (Nm) Torque (ft/lbs) Remarks Source
Wheel lug nuts 120 89 verified source
Oil sump plug / engine drain plug 30 22 verified source
Cylinder head bolts 40 30 1st unverified source
Cylinder head bolts 60 44 2nd unverified source
Engine mounting bracket to Engine mounting 64 47 verified source
Front brake caliper mounting bracket to Swivel hub 280 207 Except VW FNR caliper unverified source
Front brake caliper mounting bracket to Swivel hub 355 262 VW FNR caliper unverified source
Rear brake caliper mounting bracket bolts 170 125 unverified source
Power steering pump mounting bolts 25 18 Steering pump/cylinder block verified source

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