Head bolts and CAM shaft nuts torque settings

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  • 1996 VOLKSWAGEN GOLF
  • 147 MILES

Head bolts and cam shaft nuts torque settings

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Saturday, April 6th, 2013 AT 12:52 PM

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1.8L, 2.0L, VR6? Diesel?

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Sunday, April 7th, 2013 AT 3:11 AM
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ON MODELS WITH NEW STYLE METAL GASKETS
Tighten cylinder head in four stage in sequence as shown:
Tighten initially using a torque wrench:
Stage I 40 Nm (30 ft. Lbs.)
Stage II 60 Nm (44 ft. Lbs.)
Turn further using a hand wrench:
Stage III 1/4 turn (90 )
Stage IV 1/4 turn (90 )
ON MODELS WITH OLD STYLE PLASTIC HEAD GASKETS
Tighten cylinder head in four stage in sequence as shown:
Tighten initially using a torque wrench:
Stage I 40 Nm (30 ft. Lbs.)
Stage II 60 Nm (44 ft. Lbs.)
Turn further using a hand wrench:
Stage III 1/4 turn (90 )
Stage IV 1/4 turn (90 )
NOTE:
In the following step DO NOT loosen head bolts.
After final assembly run engine until completely warm (oil temperature at least 50 C (122 F), then tighten head bolts in sequence an additional 1/4 turn (90 ).
For either gasket, it is NOT necessary to re-torque cylinder head bolts after the first 1,000 km (600 ml).

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