2001 KIA SPECTRA HEAD BOLT TORQUE SPEC

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  • khrisw
  • 2001 Kia Spectra

Engine Mechanical problem
2001 Kia Spectra 4 cyl Front Wheel Drive Automatic 177121 miles

Looking for the torque specs for a 1.8 dohc head bolts.

Monday, September 27th, 2010 AT 3:23 PM

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  • bluelightnin6
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Use 6 steps to tighten head bolts, follow sequence below (diagram 1).

step 1 36 Ft. Lbs

step 2 loosen all bolts (in sequence, diagram 2)

step 3 29 Ft. Lbs.

step 4 Mark bolts for rotational reference

step 5 turn additional 90 degrees

step 6 turn additional 90 degrees

Fig. 1


http://www.2carpros.com/forum/automotive_pictures/261618_Graphic_699.jpg



Fig. 2


http://www.2carpros.com/forum/automotive_pictures/261618_remo_1.jpg

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