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Torque for main bearings 1997 bmw 540i 4.

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torque for main bearings 1997 bmw 540i 4.4 litre
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: BMW
Expert:  eauto replied 5 years ago.
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Main Bearing Torque
M62/M62TU Thread Tightening Specs. Measure
Jointing torque M10/M11 -
Note: Replace screws, do not wash off coating.
20 Nm
Torque angle M10 -- 70 degs.
Torque angle M11 -- 100 degs.


Tightening specifications for main bearing:
  1. Tighten all screws on main bearing cover with jointing torque.
  2. Unfasten screws on main bearing cover 5
  3. Strike back and front of crankshaft with plastic hammer to centre thrust bearing (do not damage crankshaft).
  4. Tighten screws of main bearing cover 5 with jointing torque.
  5. Tighten all screws of main bearing cover with special tool 11 2 110 or special tool 00 9 120 with torsion angle. For tightening torque, refer to Engine, Specifications
  6. .

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