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Why head bolts torque are different from 2003 and 2005 1.8 nissan sentra?


I have never seen a code specifically identifying a blown head gasket. I checked the service manual and the procedure is the same.

4. Tighten cylinder head bolts (1) to (10) in numerical order as shown in 5 steps. Cylinder head bolts Step 1: 29.4 Nm (3.0 kg-m, 22 ft. lbs.) Step 2: 58,8 Nm (6.0 kg-m, 43 ft. lbs.) Step 3: 0 Nm (0 kg-m, 0 ft. lbs.) (loosen) Step 4: 27.4 - 31.4 Nm (2.8 - 3.2 kg-m, 21 - 23 ft. lbs.) Step 5: 50° - 55° (target: 50°) clockwise
images-xozrttqlr3qpoa0t2tmccx0o-1-0.png To confirm it is a head gasket, do a compression and/or leak down test. Wouldn't hurt to pressure test your cooling system as well.

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Simple steps to replace the Valve Cover Gaskets on a Jaguar XJ8?


Replace the valve cover gasket if the valve cover gaskets are leaking or if they're worn. The procedure is as follows:--
1)First carefully remove the nuts holding the valve cover to the engine head.2
2)Then pull the valve cover off from the engine head .
3)You can use flat-tip screwdriver to remove the valve cover.
4)It will be very dirty inside so you will have to clean the mating surfaces on both the engine head and the valve cover.
5)Take your time and clean it completely.

6)You can use a bead of RTV sealant on both mating surfaces.

7)Then carefully seat the gasket to top of the engine head.
8)The gasket can only be fitted in one way. So fit it properely.
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Replacing a head gasket in a 1993 buick century


Before head gasket replacement have you checked these
Intake Manifold Gaskets May Leak Coolant or Engine Oil
engine or leak. In some cases, an internal coolant leak may occur causing coolant to mix with the engine oil. Our technicians tell us that operating the engine with a coolant/oil mix can result in internal engine damage. Replacing the intake manifold gasket should correct these leaks.
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A coolant leak may develop from the . The may overheat as a result of the coolant loss. A leaking water pump should be replaced.
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step 1. undo negative battery cable or completely remove battery and tray.
step 2. remove air cleaner and associated piping if it is in the way to allow access to head, drain cooling system and remove upper radiator hose.
step 3. remove top portion of exhaust manifold.
step 4. remove intake manifold and fuel injection rail as necessary
step 5. remove spark wires and valve cover.
step 6. remove drive belts and top timing cover before removing timing belt find all alignment marks and paint to improve your visibility and aid in reassembly if no marks are present remove spark plug # 1 and rotate until piston is at tdc and check timing mark on crankshaft that it is on 0 then paint the belt and cams anything that has teeth that the timing belt rides on make a mark to aid in reassembly even if you are replacing t-belt at least you can compare to new belt and transfer marks, release tension on t-belt tensioner and remove t-belt.
step 7. remove head bolts start loosening at inside and work outwards reemove head bolts and pay attention to sizing and placement.
carefully check for anything that is still attached to head and if free tap head with rubber or dead blow hammer to free from block and lift straight up so as not to ruin or bend any of the alignment pegs.
step 8. remove head gasket material with non-scratching tools or scrapers or buff pads made for that job. making note of where it was blown.
step 9. decide if you should send head to machine shop to have mating surface made flat again and also to have valves and related parts inspected or replaced. usually about $300-$400
step 10. inspect block remove all gasket material look for pitting or scarring also use straight edge to determine if it is straight or if it needs to be resurfaced by a machine shop.
step 11. install new headgasket and check fit. If all is good reassemble in reverse order of removal and I always like to replace crank seal ,cam seal, water pump, t-belt and tensioner also thermostat, drivebelts, spark plugs, cap, rotor, wires, pcv valve, intake manifold ,exhaust manifold gaskets.
this is just a broad overview hope it helps you will have to get haynes manual or similar for head torque values and what not

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What is the torque settings on a 3.4 liter engine 94 camaro. replaced the heads and gaskets


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This is a major overhaul requiring special tools and expertise.

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Go to autozone.com and register yourself and your car (its free). Then you will be able to access the online repair manuals for your vehicle. It will show you how to replace your gasket

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Need to know cylinder head bolt torque specs


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since the head gasket is located between the head and the engine block. check the fiting i'm talking about and let me know how things goes, it might save you a headache

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