Torque Specifications

Engine | Manual Transmission | Auto Transmission | Transfer Case | Clutch & Drivetrain

Suspension | Steering | Fuel & Exhaust | Cooling & Heating | Brakes | Body




Engine____________________________Ft-lbs
 
Spark Plugs..................................................._21
Camshaft cover bolts......................................_3 to 3.5
Intake/exhaust manifold nuts/bolts...................._13.5 to 20
Camshaft sprocket bolt..................................._41 to 46
Cylinder head bolts
____8 valve engine........................................_46 to 50
___16 valve engine
_______Step 1.............................................._25
_______Step 2.............................................._40
_______Step 3.............................................._48 to 50
Crankshaft pulley bolts...................................._7.5 to 9
Crankshaft pulley center bolt
____8 valve engine........................................._52
___16 valve engine........................................._76 to 83
Oil pump gear plate bolts.................................._7 to 8.5
Oil pump-to-block bolts...................................._7 to 8.5
Oil pan bolts/nuts..........................................._7 to 8.5
Flywheel/driveplate bolts.................................._58
Timing belt cover............................................_7 to 8.5
Rear main seal housing bolts............................._8
Rocker arm shaft retaining screws......................_7 to 8.5
Timing belt tensioner bolt................................._17.5 to 21.5
Timing belt tensioner nut.................................._7 to 8.5
Engine mounting center member bolt.................._43
Distributor gear case bolts................................_6 to 7.2
Main bearing cap bolts....................................._36.5 to 41
Connecting rod cap nuts.................................._24 to 26.5


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Manual Transmission________________Ft-lbs
 
Oil fill and drain plugs......................................._20
Transmission-to-engine bolts/nuts
____Samurai.................................................._16 to 25
____Sidekick/Tracker......................................._51 to 72
Input shaft bearing retainer bolts......................._14 to 20
Shift lever retainer bolts (Samurai)....................._30 to 60 in-lbs


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Auto Transmission__________________Ft-lbs
 
Transmission-to-engine bolts and nuts................_62
Torque converter-to-driveplate bolt..................._62
Oil pan bolts.................................................._9


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Transfer Case______________________Ft-lbs
 
Transfer case-to-transmission nuts....................._20
Shift lever case center bolt..............................._60 in-lbs
Shift lever case bolts
____Sidekick.................................................._144 in-lbs
____Tracker..................................................._20


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Clutch and Drivetrain__________________Ft-lbs
 
Pressure plate-to-flywheel bolts.............................._14 to 20
Driveshaft nuts and bolts
____Samurai........................................................_17 to 22
____Sidekick and Tracker......................................._36 to 43
Freewheeling hub
____Manual locking
_______Hub body bolts........................................._15 to 22
_______Hub cover bolts........................................_72 to 109 in-lbs
____Automatic locking
_______Hub body bolts........................................._15 to 21
Kingpin bolts (Samurai).........................................._15 to 22
Pressure plate-to-flywheel bolts.............................._14 to 20
Front wheel bearing nut (Samurai)..........................._96 to 132 in-lbs
Front wheel bearing lock nut (Samurai)....................._43 to 65
Driveaxle flange bolt and nut (Sidekick/Tracker)........._29 to 43
Front axle housing mounting bolts (Sidekick/Tracker)
____Left side......................................................._37
____Right side......................................................_37
____Rear............................................................._37
Front wheel bearing locknut (Sidekick/Tracker)
____1992 and earlier (all models)............................._89 to 148
____1993 and later
_______Tracker..................................................._155
_______Sidekick..................................................._180
Differential carrier bolts
____Samurai........................................................_20
____Sidekick/Tracker............................................._41
Differential drain plugs
____Front............................................................_32
____Rear............................................................._36
Brake backing plate bolts/nuts................................._14 to 20
Wheel lug nuts......................................................_55


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Suspension_______________________________Ft-lbs
 
Front Suspension_
Samurai
____Leaf spring U-bolt nuts..........................................._44 to 58
____Leaf spring shackle pin nut......................................_22 to 40
____Leaf spring eye-to-frame bolt.................................._33 to 50
Sidekick and Tracker
____Front strut/shock absorber upper mounting nuts.........._14 to 22
____Front strut/shock absorber-to-steering knuckle nuts...._58 to 75
____Lower control arm
_______Front nut........................................................._50 to 75
_______Rear nut.........................................................._65 to 100
____Balljoint stud nut...................................................._32 to 50
____Balljoint-to-lower arm nuts......................................._50 to 75
____Spindle-to-steering knuckle bolts..............................._29 to 43
Rear Suspension_
Samurai
____Leaf spring U-bolt nuts............................................_44 to 58
____Leaf spring shackle pin nut......................................._22 to 40
____Leaf spring eye-to-frame bolt..................................._33 to 50
Sidekick and Tracker
____Rear balljoint boss bolts..........................................._29 to 43
____Upper arm bolts......................................................_58 to 72
____Proportioning stay bolts..........................................._17
____Trailing rod nuts....................................................._58 to 72


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Steering__________________________Ft-lbs
 
Steering wheel nut........................................_18 to 28
Steering gear mounting bolts..........................._51 to 65
Intermediate shaft pinch bolt.........................._14 to 22
Pitman arm-to-steering gear nut......................_101 to 129
Tie-rod end ballstud nut................................._22 to 40
Steering shaft rubber joint bolts......................._11 to 18
Pitman arm nut............................................._101 to 129
Drag link nut (Samurai)..................................._22 to 50
Center link nut (Sidekick/Tracker)....................._22 to 50
Idler arm nut (Sidekick/Tracker)......................._50 to 72
Steering knuckle seal retainer bolts..................._96 in-lbs


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Fuel and Exhaust___________________Ft-lbs
 
Fuel pump-to-cylinder head nuts........................_7 to 11.5
Carb/throttle body mounting nuts/bolts..............._13.5 to 20
O2 sensor......................................................_40


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Cooling____________________________Ft-lbs
 
Fan clutch-to-water pump nuts........................._6 to 8.5
Thermostat housing bolts................................._7 to 12
Water pump-to-block bolts..............................._7 to 9


Brakes____________________________Ft-lbs
 
Brake bleeder screw........................................_8
Brake hose-to-caliper inlet fitting bolt................_14 to 18
Caliper carrier bolts........................................._51 to 72
Caliper mounting bolts....................................._18 to 20
Master cylinder mounting nuts..........................._7 to 12
Power brake booster mounting nuts...................._7 to 12
Wheel cylinder mounting bolts..........................._6 to 9


Body____________________________Ft-lbs
 
Door_
____Glass stud nut..........................................._4
____Hinge bolt................................................._26
____Handle nut................................................_4
____Latch screw.............................................._7
Front door vent window screw............................_1
Rear door stationary glass channel frame screw....._1
Hood hinge bolt................................................_23
Lift gate
____Hinge bolt................................................._7
____Latch screw.............................................._7
____Striker screw............................................._22
Front seat frame-to-floor nut.............................._18
Rear seat-to-seat back cushion hinge bolt............._33
Safety belt anchor bolt......................................_36