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SOURCE: Engine Bolt Torques- 2005 Chevy Impala/3400 Engine

Head Bolts
Step one 37 ft lbs then tignten 120 degrees more

Rocker arms
Step one 11 ft lbs then tighten 90 degresss more

Upper intake
89 inch lbs
Lower intake
132 inch lbs

Posted on Dec 02, 2008

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SOURCE: need torque specs

Valve Rocker Arm Bolt 19 N·m + 30° (14 lb ft+ 30°)
A GM dealer shows me another source, which says 32 Nm (24 lb-ft). Not sure which one is right but they screwed up my car.

Posted on Mar 17, 2009

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SOURCE: torque settings for a 1989 ford escort, 1.9L

The answer is tighten the bolts to 17-22 ft lb

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SOURCE: intake manifold bolts torque and rocker arm torque

Intake Manifold Coolant Pipe Bolt .... 89 in lbs (7.4166 ft. lbs)
Lower Intake Manifold Bolt .............. 115 in. lbs (9.5833 ft. lbs)
Upper Intake Manifold Bolt/Stud ...... 18 ft. lbs
Valve Rocker Arm Bolt ................... 168 in. lbs (14 ft. lbs +30 degress

Posted on Feb 06, 2010

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SOURCE: Need torque settings for rocker arms

7.416666667 ft lbs or 89 inch lbs

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Hi there:

Rocker Arms & Pushrods


Removal & Installation

3.1L & 3.4L Engines
Left Side

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions section.
  2. Drain the cooling system to a level below the coolant pipe on the front of the engine.
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:
    NOTEKeep the pushrods in order. Intake pushrods are 5 3 / 4 inches long and exhaust pushrods are 6 inches long.


    Negative battery cableSpark plug wiresHeater bypass pipePositive Crankcase Ventilation (PCV) valve and hoseRocker arm cover


    Rocker arms and pushrods

To install:

  1. Lubricate all the valvetrain components with engine oil.
  2. Install or connect the following:

    Pushrods and the rocker arms. Torque the bolts to 24 ft. lbs. (32 Nm).Rocker arm cover using a new gasket. Torque the rocker cover bolts to 89 inch lbs. (10 Nm).PCV valve and hoseHeater bypass pipe. Torque the screw at the water pump to 106 inch lbs. (12 Nm), the bolt at the cylinder head corner to 18 ft. lbs. (25 Nm) and the nut to 18 ft. lbs. (25 Nm).Spark plug wiresNegative battery cable
  3. Refill the cooling system.
  4. Start the vehicle and verify no leaks.




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Right Side
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions section.
  2. Remove or disconnect the following:
    NOTEKeep the pushrods in order. Intake pushrods are 5 3 / 4 inches long and exhaust pushrods are 6 inches long.


    Negative battery cableAlternator bracket on 2005 modelsSpark plug wires from the spark plugs and the upper intake plenum wire retainerPower brake booster vacuum pipe from the intake plenumAccessory drive beltAlternator, if necessaryIgnition coil assembly and Evaporative Emissions (EVAP) canister purge solenoid as an assemblyRocker arm cover


    Rocker arms and pushrods

To install:

  1. Lubricate all the valvetrain components with engine oil.
  2. Install or connect the following:

    Pushrods and the rocker arms. Torque the bolts to 24 ft. lbs. (32 Nm) plus an additional 30 degree turn.Rocker arm cover using a new gasket. Torque the rocker cover bolts to 89 inch lbs. (10 Nm).Ignition coil and EVAP solenoid assemblyAlternator, if removed. Torque the bolts to 37 ft. lbs. (50 Nm).Accessory drive beltPower brake booster vacuum pipe to the plenumSpark plug wiresNegative battery cable
  3. Start the vehicle and verify no leaks.





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These engines are not equipped with rocker arms. The camshafts directly actuate the valves.

3.1L Engine & 3.4L Engines
When install or connect the check the following:
- Pushrods and the rocker arms. Torque the bolts to 24 ft. lbs. (32 Nm). - Rocker arm cover using a new gasket. Torque the rocker cover bolts to 89 inch lbs. (10 Nm).
- Heater bypass pipe. Torque the screw at the water pump to 106 inch lbs. (12 Nm), the bolt at the cylinder head corner to 18 ft. lbs. (25 Nm) and the nut to 18 ft. lbs. (25 Nm).


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Intake manifold nuts and bolts and tighten to 89 inch lbs. (10 Nm)
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Exploded view of the upper and lower intake-3.1L & 3.4L engines


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Left side:

To install:
  1. Lubricate all the valvetrain components with engine oil.
  2. Install or connect the following:
    • Pushrods and the rocker arms and tighten the bolts to 14 ft. lbs. (19 Nm) plus 30 degrees
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Right side:

To install:
  1. Lubricate all the valve train components with engine oil.
  2. Install or connect the following:
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    • Rocker arm cover using a new gasket and tighten the rocker cover bolts to 89 inch lbs. (10 Nm)
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