Question about 1994 Ford Escort
Head bolt tightening torque settings for 1994 ford escort 1.8d car
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Head bolts are torque to yeild so you MUST use new bolts.
Tighten cylinder head retaining bolts in numerical sequence in three steps as follows:
Posted on Mar 19, 2009
2lt overhead cam with them horrible tappet adjusters,cast iron head but valves dont hit the head if the timing belt breaks ,but it does on the 1600 .called a pinto in america .Remember the assembly line well ,have many a fond memory of working on it and the staff canteen on night shift ,what lovely grub we got.Head bolt torque is about 80lbs because i used to pull them down to check them after the machine had tightened them up
Posted on Apr 24, 2009
SOURCE: head bolt torque spec
STARTING OUT YOU HAVE TO REPLACE THE OLD BOLTS DUE TO STRETCHING.BESURE TO USE NEW BOLTS LUBRICATE NEW BOLTS IN OIL.BESURE TO USE TORQUE SEQUENCE GUIDE OR PHOTO.YOU GOING TO MAKE THREE PASSES * FIRST* PASS YOU TORQUE ALL HEAD BOLTS TO 12 TO 18 FT LBS * SECOND *PASS YOU TORQUE ALL BOLTS TO 26 TO 33 FT LBS.*THIRD PASS YOU TORQUE IT TO 44 FT LBS.THATS THE FINAL TORQUE.
Posted on Aug 16, 2009
STEP # 1 30 - 44 FT.LBS
STEP # 2 ADDITIONAL 90deg
STEP # 3 ADDITIONAL 90deg
AFTER STEP # 1 LOOSEN BOLTS 1/2 TURN, THEN DO ALL 3 STEPS.
MAKE SURE YOU TIGHTEN IN SEQUENCE.
Posted on Nov 06, 2009
SOURCE: Head bolt torque specs?
I really really really hope you turned the bolts an additional 90 degrees after torquing to 22 Ft-lbs. Otherwise, you may be taking that head off again.
Best of luck,
Posted on Mar 15, 2010
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