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what is the torque spec on head bolts for a 3.2 isuvu engine. 99.

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what is the torque spec on head bolts for a 3.2 isuvu engine. 99.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  Mark replied 2 years ago.
Welcome to JustAnswer my name is Mark.

I've uploaded the tightening sequence for you in case you need it. The M8 bolts are set to 15 ft lbs and the M11 bolts are set to 47 ft lbs.

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I hope this information is helpful and let me know if you need further assistance with this.


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Customer: replied 2 years ago.
okay where are the M8's! all i see are the M11 and are they counter removal?
Expert:  Mark replied 2 years ago.
The M8's are shown in the pic I included......numbers 9, 10 and 11.
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
oops. i looking at the cams right now and i dont see the M8 on the engine
Expert:  Mark replied 2 years ago.
This is a 1999 Isuzu Rodeo with a 3.2 engine.......correct?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
yes it is DOHC
Expert:  Mark replied 2 years ago.
Ok that is the info I have, so if it is not what you need then I will pass this along to the other experts and hopefully they will have the info you need.

No need to reply otherwise the question is locked to me again.

Customer: replied 2 years ago.
i dont know. so are they counter turn threds to remove.?
Expert:  Tim's Auto Repair replied 2 years ago.

hi

here is the touqe on the head bolts,,,they turn couter clock wise to remove....clock wise to tighten

thanks

 

Isuzu_Rodeo_Rodeo_Sport_1997-2004

Cylinder Head

3.2L Engine

  1. Before servicing the vehicle,
  2. Drain the cooling system.
  3. Relieve the fuel system pressure.
  4. Remove or disconnect the following: Negative battery cableHoodEngine coverMass Air Flow (MAF) sensor connectorIntake Air Temperature (IAT) sensor connectorPositive Crankcase Ventilation (PCV) valve and hoseAir cleaner assemblyManifold Absolute Pressure (MAP) sensor connectorVacuum Switching Valve (VSV) connector and vacuum lineFuel injector connectorsThrottle Position (TP) sensor connectorIdle Air Control (IAC) valve connectorIgnition coilsBrake booster vacuum lineCanister purge vacuum lineDuty solenoid valveFuel linesIntake manifoldRadiator hosesEngine coolant manifoldUpper fan shroudAccessory drive belt and tensionerCooling fan and pulleyAlternatorIdler pulleyPower steering pump and bracketA/C compressorCrankshaft pulleyOil cooler hosesTiming belt coverValve coversTiming belt. Refer to the Timing Belt Unit Repair Section.Left and right exhaust front pipesOil dipstick tubeCylinder heads

    Negative battery cable Hood Engine cover Mass Air Flow (MAF) sensor connector Intake Air Temperature (IAT) sensor connector Positive Crankcase Ventilation (PCV) valve and hose Air cleaner assembly Manifold Absolute Pressure (MAP) sensor connector Vacuum Switching Valve (VSV) connector and vacuum line Fuel injector connectors Throttle Position (TP) sensor connector Idle Air Control (IAC) valve connector Ignition coils Brake booster vacuum line Canister purge vacuum line Duty solenoid valve Fuel lines Intake manifold Radiator hoses Engine coolant manifold Upper fan shroud Accessory drive belt and tensioner Cooling fan and pulley Alternator Idler pulley Power steering pump and bracket A/C compressor Crankshaft pulley Oil cooler hoses Timing belt cover Valve covers Timing belt. Refer to the Timing Belt Unit Repair Section. Left and right exhaust front pipes Oil dipstick tube Cylinder heads

 

To install:

 

FIG : Right (1) and left (2) head gasket identification mark locations-3.2L DOHC engine

image

NOTE Use new head bolts when installing the cylinder head.

NOTE The left and right cylinder head gaskets are not interchangeable.

FIG : Cylinder head torque sequence-3.2L DOHC and 3.5L engines image

Install the cylinder heads with new gaskets. Tighten the bolts in sequence as follows: Step 1: 21 ft. lbs. (29 Nm)Step 2: 47 ft. lbs. (64 Nm)

  1. Step 1: 21 ft. lbs. (29 Nm)
  2. Step 2: 47 ft. lbs. (64 Nm)

  • Install or connect the following: Oil dipstick tubeLeft and right exhaust front pipesTiming beltValve coversTiming belt coverOil cooler hosesCrankshaft pulley. Tighten the pulley bolt to 123 ft. lbs. (167 Nm).A/C compressorPower steering pump and bracket. Tighten the bolts to 34 ft. lbs. (46 Nm).Idler pulleyAlternatorCooling fan and pulleyAccessory drive belt and tensionerUpper fan shroudEngine coolant manifoldRadiator hosesIntake manifoldFuel linesDuty solenoid valveCanister purge vacuum lineBrake booster vacuum lineIgnition coilsIAC valve connectorTP sensor connectorFuel injector connectorsVSV connector and vacuum lineMAP sensor connectorAir cleaner assemblyPCV valve and hoseIAT sensor connectorMAF sensor connectorEngine coverHoodNegative battery cable

    Oil dipstick tube Left and right exhaust front pipes Timing belt Valve covers Timing belt cover Oil cooler hoses Crankshaft pulley. Tighten the pulley bolt to 123 ft. lbs. (167 Nm). A/C compressor Power steering pump and bracket. Tighten the bolts to 34 ft. lbs. (46 Nm). Idler pulley Alternator Cooling fan and pulley Accessory drive belt and tensioner Upper fan shroud Engine coolant manifold Radiator hoses Intake manifold Fuel lines Duty solenoid valve Canister purge vacuum line Brake booster vacuum line Ignition coils IAC valve connector TP sensor connector Fuel injector connectors VSV connector and vacuum line MAP sensor connector Air cleaner assembly PCV valve and hose IAT sensor connector MAF sensor connector Engine cover Hood Negative battery cable
  • Fill the cooling system.
  • Start the engine and check for leaks.
    1. Before servicing the vehicle,
    2. Drain the cooling system.
    3. Relieve the fuel system pressure.
    4. Remove or disconnect the following:

      Negative battery cable Hood Engine cover Mass Air Flow (MAF) sensor connector Intake Air Temperature (IAT) sensor connector Positive Crankcase Ventilation (PCV) valve and hose Air cleaner assembly Manifold Absolute Pressure (MAP) sensor connector Vacuum Switching Valve (VSV) connector and vacuum line Fuel injector connectors Throttle Position (TP) sensor connector Idle Air Control (IAC) valve connector Ignition coils Brake booster vacuum line Canister purge vacuum line Duty solenoid valve Fuel lines Intake manifold Radiator hoses Engine coolant manifold Upper fan shroud Accessory drive belt and tensioner Cooling fan and pulley Alternator Idler pulley Power steering pump and bracket A/C compressor Crankshaft pulley Oil cooler hoses Timing belt cover Valve covers Timing belt. Refer to the Timing Belt Procedure. Left and right exhaust front pipes Oil dipstick tube Cylinder heads

    To instal

    l:FIG : Right (1) and left (2) head gasket identification mark locations-3.2L engines

    image

    NOTE Use new head bolts when installing the cylinder head.

    NOTE The left and right cylinder head gaskets are not interchangeable.

    FIG : Cylinder head torque sequence-3.2L engines

    image

    Install the cylinder heads with new gaskets. Tighten the bolts in sequence as follows:

    1. Step 1: 21 ft. lbs. (29 Nm)
    2. Step 2: 47 ft. lbs. (64 Nm)

  • Install or connect the following:

    Oil dipstick tube Left and right exhaust front pipes Timing belt Valve covers Timing belt cover Oil cooler hoses Crankshaft pulley. Tighten the pulley bolt to 123 ft. lbs. (167 Nm). A/C compressor Power steering pump and bracket. Tighten the bolts to 34 ft. lbs. (46 Nm). Idler pulley Alternator Cooling fan and pulley Accessory drive belt and tensioner Upper fan shroud Engine coolant manifold Radiator hoses Intake manifold Fuel lines Duty solenoid valve Canister purge vacuum line Brake booster vacuum line Ignition coils IAC valve connector TP sensor connector Fuel injector connectors VSV connector and vacuum line MAP sensor connector Air cleaner assembly PCV valve and hose IAT sensor connector MAF sensor connector Engine cover Hood Negative battery cable
  • Fill the cooling system.
  • Start the engine and check for leaks.
  • Customer: replied 2 years ago.
    wow thank you.
    Expert:  Tim's Auto Repair replied 2 years ago.

    you are very welcome

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