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Torque specs chry town and country 3.8 L (heads and intake)

Customer Question

Torque specs for 02 chry town and country 3.8 L (heads and intake)
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Chrysler
Expert:  Brad replied 1 year ago.

Good afternoon...

Head bolts:

NOTE: Bolt torque after 1/4 turn should be over 122 N·m (90 ft. lbs.). If not, replace the bolt

    • Step 1: Bolts 1 – 8 to 61 N·m (45 ft. lbs.)
    • Step 2: Bolts 1 – 8 to 88 N·m (65 ft. lbs.)
    • Step 3: Bolts 1 – 8 (again) to 88 N·m (65 ft. lbs.)
    • Step 4: Bolts 1 – 8 turn an additional 1/4 Turn. (Do not use a torque wrench for this step.)

Lower Intake:

  1. Install the bolts and torque to 1 N·m (10 in. lbs.). Then torque bolts to 22 N·m (200 in. lbs.) in sequence. Then torque again to 22 N·m (200 in. lbs.). After intake manifold is in place, inspect to make sure seals are in place.

Upper Intake:

  1. Install and tighten bolts to 12 N·m (105 in. lbs.) following torque sequence

I hope this helps,


Customer: replied 1 year ago.
my torque wrench is in ft lbs.
Expert:  Brad replied 1 year ago.

If you only have a Ft/Lb then you will need to get a In/Lb..

Glad I could help and thank you for the positive rating,