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Torque specs what are the torque specs on the castle nuts for the upper and lower ball joints on a 2003 jeep grand cherokee larado?

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Hi my name is Allen!

I work for a Dodge Dealership. There are no torque specs for the upper or the lower ball joints on any of the Chrysler Vehicles. As long as you get them as tight as you can they will be fine, don't worry they are held in by road force anyway. Note: Be careful that you don't strip-out the nuts by getting them to tight.

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    Big A's Auto Repair Dec 30, 2008

    Yes I can give you those specs, what engine do you have!

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    2000 jeep grand cherokee laredo 4.0 liter 4x4

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