How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site.
    Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask Eric Your Own Question
Eric, Automotive Repair Shop Manager
Category: Mazda
Satisfied Customers: 31116
Experience:  20+ yrs. experience as repair shop manager and technician.
Type Your Mazda Question Here...
Eric is online now
A new question is answered every 9 seconds

2001 mazda protege: dohc..torque spec, on the head bolts

Resolved Question:

i am doing a head job, 2001 mazda protege 2.0 l dohc, what is the torque spec, on the head bolts? please. jorge
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Mazda
Expert:  Eric replied 5 years ago.

here are the torque specs on head bolts:

Cylinder Head Torque
Step Min. Max.
1 12 (ft. lbs.) 17 (ft. lbs.)
2 *90 (degrees) *90 (degrees)
3 *90 (degrees) *90 (degrees)
Note *: Value is given in degrees. Turn the fastener this additional amount past the previous step.

tightening sequence:

Click image to see an enlarged view
Eric and 7 other Mazda Specialists are ready to help you