Question about 2000 Toyota RAV4
A SHOP MANUAL IS ALWAYS WHAT TO REFERENCE ON TORQUE AND TIGHTENING SEQUENCE. TYPICALLY, YOU BEGIN IN CENTER OF OIL PAN IN A CRISS-CROSS PATTERN HAND TIGHTENING FIRST THEN TO TORQUE SPECS IN SEQUENCE
Posted on Dec 15, 2014
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
There likely is a spec for oil pan but unless you are a finatic, you really don't need to know what it is. Simple rule: Don't crank down ******* any fastener. If corners near crank ends have larger fasteners, you can tighten them a bit more than on siderails. Before tightening anything, install all bolts finger tight, to ensure that they are not cross threaded. To avoid warping pan, tighten from the center of the pan, working towards both ends, alternating from side to side as you go. When you are finished, go over it again, using the same amount of force on each bolt. As I said, end bolts can if larger in diameter, be tightened more but be careful not to tighten so much that you will either split or push the gasket out the sides.. Anywhere two gasket ends **** together, I recommend using a sensor -safe dab of silicone. An oil pan is not under any mechanical stress or pressure. I have used this method for many years and NEVER had one leak. If you really need #s, small fasteners get about 12-15in lbs, larger ones about 20.
Posted on Dec 31, 2008
For the 2.8L there is no sequence. Torque for the bolts are 105 in.lbs.
For the 3.0L torque is 50 in.lbs. in sequence:
For the 3.3L and the 3.8L, no sequence but torque each bolt to 105 in.lbs.
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Posted on Jul 12, 2009
The small bolts holding the caliper to the bracket are 20 ft/lbs
The larger bolts holding the bracket to the hub are 79 ft/lbs
Posted on Sep 18, 2009
99 chevy malibu v6 3.1 engine, head bolt torque is-- 98 through 2001 is step1- 37 foot lbs, step 2- rotate an additional 90 degrees (1/4 turn). the rocker arm bolts are 168-in. lbs.
Posted on Sep 07, 2010
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