2000 Dodge Neon Connecting Rod Bearings

Tiny
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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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Wednesday, May 12th, 2010 AT 2:08 PM

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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.
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