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Mane name is ***** *****, and I<m looking right torque i

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Hi . mane name is ***** ***** , and I<m looking for the right torque i have a 2014 toyota rav4 and im changing the cilynder head gasket
JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?
Customer: car get over heat and i bring the cylinder to a shop they said its ok but i have to replace the head gasket , i bought but i cant find the right torque
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Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Toyota
Expert:  Eric replied 10 months ago.

hi,

Here you go

The cylinder head bolts are tightened in 4 progressive steps.

Step 1

Tighten the 10 cylinder head bolts in several steps in the sequence shown in the illustration.

Torque.............................................36 Nm (367 kgf-cm, 27 ft-lbf)

Step 2

Tighten the cylinder head bolts again in the sequence shown in the illustration to make sure that they are tightened to the specified torque.(SEE ATTACHMENT FOR SEQUENCE)

Torque.............................................36 Nm (367 kgf-cm, 27 ft-lbf)

Step 3

Tighten the cylinder head bolts 90° in the sequence shown in step 1.

Step 4

Tighten the cylinder head bolts another 90° in the sequence shown in step 1.

Check that the paint marks are now at a 180° angle to the front.

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Expert:  Eric replied 10 months ago.

Hi

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I noticed we have not yet resolved your concern you asked about. I would sure appreciate it if you would reply so I can offer my skills and knowledge and repair guide access to help as best I can.

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