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

Saturday, July 7th, 2012 AT 2:44 PM

1 Answer

  • Tiny
  • ASEMaster6371
  • Expert
  • 25,502 posts

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.

Roy

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