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Mazda Protege: im looking cylinder head bolts torque

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im looking for the cylinder head bolts torque for a 2002 mazda protege' with a 2.0L engine with dual overhead cams and 16 valves
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Mazda
Expert:  George H. replied 1 year ago.
Hello I will help you with your question,
These are torque to yield bolts that are angle torqued as shown below
Torque
1st Step 17.2-22.0 Nm (12.7-16.2 ft lbs)
2nd Step tighten another 85°-95°in order
3rd Step tighten another 85°-95°in order
The order is linked below
https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/26725849/as.pdf
Copy and paste that link into a new browser tab and let me know if you have further questions
Thank you
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
thank u um so if i went 15 ft pounds and 90 degrees and 90 degrees 2wice it that would be pretty dead on
Expert:  George H. replied 1 year ago.
That is correct.
Let me know how I can help
Thank you
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
that bout covers it im a hd technision if you could help with calming my gf down so i can fix her car that would be awsome lol
Expert:  George H. replied 1 year ago.
Just let her know that I said you torqued the head bolts properly.
Please let me know if you have further questions
Thank you

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