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Frontier: What is the cylinder head bolts torque ft. lb.

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What is the cylinder head bolts torque ft. lb.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Nissan
Expert:  autodoc_2000 replied 1 year ago.
Apply engine oil to threads and seating surfaces of cylinder head bolts before installing them. Cylinder head bolts for 4, 7, 9 and 12 are longer (L11) than the others. L1: 127 mm (5.00 inch) for 4, 7, 9 and 12L2: 106 mm (4.17 inch) for othersInstall intake manifold and cylinder head at the same time using the following procedure:1)Tighten cylinder head bolts to 29 Nm (3.0 kg-m, 22 ft. lbs.).2)Tighten cylinder head bolts to 59 Nm (6.0 kg-m, 43 ft. lbs.).3)Loosen cylinder head bolts completely.4)Tighten cylinder head bolts to 10 Nm (1.0 kg-m, 7 ft. lbs.).5)Tighten intake manifold bolts and nuts to 4 Nm (0.4 kg-m, 2.9 ft. lbs.).6)Tighten intake manifold bolts and nuts to 18 Nm (1.8 kg-m, 13 ft. lbs.).7)Tighten intake manifold bolts and nuts to 16 to 20 Nm (1.6 to 2.0 kg-m, 12 to 14 ft. lbs.).8)Loosen intake manifold bolts and nuts completely.9)Tighten cylinder head bolts to 29 Nm (3.0 kg-m, 22 ft. lbs.).10)Turn cylinder head bolts to 60 to 65 degrees clockwise. If an angle wrench is not available, tighten cylinder head bolts to 54 to 64 Nm (5.5 to 6.5 kg-m, 40 to 47 ft. lbs.).11)Tighten cylinder head sub-bolts to 9.0 to 11.8 Nm (0.92 to 1.20 kg-m, 6.7 to 8.7 ft. lbs.).12)Tighten intake manifold bolts and nuts to 4 Nm (0.4 kg-m, 2.9 ft. lbs.).13)Tighten intake manifold bolts and nuts to 9 Nm (0.9 kg-m, 6.5 ft. lbs.).14)Tighten intake manifold bolts and nuts to 8 to 10 Nm (0.8 to 1.0 kg-m, 5.8 to 7 ft. lbs.).