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Over torqued my head bolts on a 2002 ram 4.7l. went 180n

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over torqued my head bolts on a 2002 ram 4.7l. went 180n instead of 90 degrees for final torque. can I loosen and retorque, leave it alone or sartover ?
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Dodge
Expert:  Fix_It_Man replied 10 months ago.

Hello, my name is***** are torque to yield bolts so you really need to remove them and start over. Chances are that it also over crushed the head gasket also. I would replace the bolts and the head gaskets if you want to ensure that you will be trouble free.

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
that sucks but thanks
Expert:  Fix_It_Man replied 10 months ago.

I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but it is better to be safe after dong all of that work.

Expert:  Fix_It_Man replied 10 months ago.

If you need anything else please let me know. Please rate when you can also. Thank you and have a great rest of your weekend.