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2001 buick century: I am replacing intake gaskets..l..manifold

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I am replacing intake gaskets on a 2001 buick century with a 3.1 l engine, its a 2 piece manifold . what is the torque sequence and what is the torque for these manifold bolts please

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The Lower Intake Bolts need to be tighten to 62 on the the first pass and then 115 on the second pass.


The upper Intake Bolts 18


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Sorry I forgot to add in Sequence.


All you have to do is tighten the inside bolts before the outer bolts on the lower intake.


And it is the same way for the upper.


There is no criss cross pattern to follow, just do the inner bolts before the outer

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