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2000 GMC: a 5.7 litre V8 upper intake manifold..torque..bolts

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What is the bolt tightening sequence for a 2000 GMC Savanna 3500 with a 5.7 litre V8 upper intake manifold and the proper torque for the bolts?

Hello Joey, here is the illustration of the sequence and the two steps for tightening.



Tighten the upper intake manifold studs on the first pass to 12 Nm (44 inch lbs.) .
1.2.Tighten the upper intake manifold studs on the second pass to 10 Nm (89 inch lbs.) .



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Customer: replied 7 years ago.
I might be confused about upper intake and lower intake. The gasket that needs replaced is held on by 8 bolts, 2 near each corner.

That is the lower intake, Here is that sequence.




First pass: 27 inch lbs

Second pass: 106 inch lbs

Final pass: 11 ft lbs.

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