Mechanics

CONNECTING ROD BEARINGS

2000 Dodge Neon

Engine Mechanical problem
2000 Dodge Neon 4 cyl Two Wheel Drive Automatic 158000 miles

I am in the process of changing my connecting rod bearings and would like to know what is the torque specs to tighten connecting rod bearings.

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Flowers78
May 12, 2010.



Connecting rod cap bolts tighten to 20 Ft. Lbs. Plus an additional 1/4 turn, make sure you use NEW bolts.

The crankshaft main bearing bedplate bolts tighten to 25 Ft. Lbs. And the main cap bolts tighten to 60 Ft. Lbs.

Bluelightnin6
May 12, 2010.