I need the head bolt torque sequence please

Tiny
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  • 1999 DODGE CARAVAN
  • 11,800 MILES
Just need the head bolt sequence and torque specs on a 3.8l dodge grand caravan.
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Saturday, June 9th, 2012 AT 1:23 PM

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Tiny
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See below

(2) All bolts except No. 9 (8-mm bolt) must be tightened to specification in sequence. See Fig. 6. No. 9 bolt should be tightened to 25 ft. Lbs. (34 N.M) after all other bolts are tightened to specification
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Saturday, June 9th, 2012 AT 2:58 PM
Tiny
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Torque sequences are always the same. Start in the middle and work toward the ends while alternating sides.
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Saturday, June 9th, 2012 AT 3:31 PM
Tiny
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Thank you rasmataz I'm going to take the heads to a machine shop to have them checked for warping and look for cracks. Anything else should I be looking for? I've never done this before but I'm not scared.
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Saturday, June 9th, 2012 AT 9:59 PM
Tiny
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Your on the right direction-go do it and let us know what's going on-
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Saturday, June 9th, 2012 AT 10:10 PM
Tiny
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Thanks again razmataz I'll keep you posted!
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Saturday, June 9th, 2012 AT 11:07 PM
Tiny
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Your welcome
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Sunday, June 10th, 2012 AT 3:46 AM

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