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

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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: 4 years ago.
Category: Mazda
Expert:  Eric replied 4 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:

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