Tightening of cyl head bolts

Tiny
LARSWHO
  • 2003 HYUNDAI GETZ
  • 75,000 MILES

Hi
Hyunday Getz 1, 1 lit 2003, appearent small oil leak from cylinder head gasket, what about tightening cylinder head bolts in excess of recommended torque, and does this effect valve adjustment.

kind regard
lars

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Tiny
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Do not do this. If you do, you may warp the head or break a head bolt as these are specail botls that are torque to yields.

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