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Need torque specs of 3.0 liter 97 Ford Taurus vin u

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need torque spec.s on 3.0 liter 97 ford taurus . vin u
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  John Mc replied 6 years ago.

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I hope I can help solve your problem quickly and accurately.

Engine Air Cleaner Tube Clamps1.6-2.2-14-19
Engine Control Sensor Wiring Through Bolts2.5-3.5-23-30
Generator to Bracket Bolt3727-
Generator to Cylinder Head Bolt4835-
Generator Brace to Upper Intake Manifold Bolts and Nut12-209-14-
Intake Manifold Support to Throttle Body8-12-71-106
Intake Manifold Support to RH Cylinder Head40-5530-40-
Degas Tube to Upper Intake Manifold Bolts8-12-71-106
Camshaft Sprocket to Camshaft Bolt50-7037-51-
Camshaft Thrust Plate Bolt10-88
Coil and Bracket to Cylinder Head Bolt40-5530-40-
Connecting Rod Nut31-3923-28-
Crankshaft Damper to Crankshaft Bolt125-16593-121-
Crankshaft Pulley to Damper (4 Bolts)40-6030-44-
Cylinder Head Retaining Bolt(1)(1)-
Accelerator Cable Shield Bolts1.4-13
Camshaft Position Sensor Housing Retaining Bolt2417-
EGR Tube Connector to Exhaust Manifold40-4730-34-
EGR Valve to Upper Intake Manifold Bolt20-3015-22-
EGR Tube to EGR Valve and Exhaust Manifold35-6526-47-
Exhaust Manifold Bolt/Stud20-2515-18-
Flywheel to Crankshaft Bolt73-8754-64-
Fuel Injection Supply Manifold to Intake Manifold8-12-71-106
Throttle Cable Bracket1713-
Dual Converter Y Pipe to Exhaust Manifolds34-4725-34-
Crankshaft Position Sensor Bolts5-7-45-61
Intake Manifold to Cylinder Head Bolt (5)(2)(2)-
Main Bearing Cap Bolt75-8556-62-
Oil Drain Plug11-169-11-
Oil Filter Insert to Cylinder Block27-4020-29-
Oil Filter to Oil Filter Adapter(3)(3)-
Oil Galley and Cooling Jacket Plugs2014-
Oil Level Indicator Tube to Exhaust Manifold Nut16-2012-14-
Engine to Transaxle/Torque Converter Assembly Bolts40-6030-44-
Torque Converter Nuts27-4620-33-
Transmission Range Sensor Nut16-2212-16-
Front Sub-Frame-to-Body Bolts77-10357-75-
Oil Pressure Sensor16-2212-16-
Oil Pump to Cylinder Block Bolt40-5530-40-
Power Steering Bracket to Cylinder Head Bolt40-5530-40-
Valve Cover to Cylinder Head Bolts/Studs (5)10-14-89-123
Right Exhaust Manifold Heat Shield Retaining Bolts8-12-71-106
Rocker Arm Seat to Cylinder Head Bolt(4)(4)-
Water Outlet Connection to Intake Manifold Bolt10-14-89-123
Upper Intake Manifold to Lower Intake Manifold Bolt/Stud20-3015-22-
Engine Front Cover to Cylinder Block Bolt (No. 1-10)2518-
Engine Front Cover to Cylinder Block Bolt (No. 11-15)10-88
Water Pump Pulley to Hub (4 Bolts)20-3015-22-
Water Pump to Front Cover Bolt8-12-71-106
Wiring Retainer Bracket Nut20-3015-22-
Valve Tappet Guide Plate to Cylinder Block10-14-89-123
Ignition Coil Bracket40-5530-40-
Oil Pan to Cylinder Block Bolt10-14-89-123
Water Bypass Tube Nut20-3015-22-
Crankshaft Pulley Bolts40-5530-40-
  1. Tighten in four steps (refer to illustration in Cylinder Head Installation for tightening sequence):
    • Tighten in sequence to 70-90 Nm (52-66 Lb-Ft)
    • Then back off all bolts 360 degrees
    • Tighten in sequence to 45-55 Nm (34-40 Lb-Ft)
    • Tighten in sequence to 85-99 Nm (63-73 Lb-Ft)
  2. Tighten in two steps
    • 20-30 Nm (15-22 Lb-Ft)
    • 26-32 Nm (20-23 Lb-Ft)
  3. Advance 3/4 to 1 turn after gasket contacts sealing surface or tighten to 13-15 Nm (10-11 Lb-Ft).
  4. Tighten in two steps:
    • 7-15 Nm (6-11 Lb-Ft)
    • 26-38 Nm (20-28 Lb-Ft)
  5. Refer to illustration in the Cylinder Head Installation procedure for tightening sequence.

I hope this answer has been helpful to you! If you have any further questions please feel free to ask.

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