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I can't find the torque specs for the valve covers on a 1984…

I can't find the...

I can't find the torque specs for the valve covers on a 1984 SEL 500.

Mechanic's Assistant: Do you have the torque specs?

No, I cant' find them.

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model of your '84 Mercedes?

It's an SEL 500

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?

Yes, I replaced the valve cover gaskets

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

No, thank you.

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I found it for you, it is 3 Nm. That equates to 26.5 inch/pounds. Found on Alldata.

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Did you have any more questions for me at this time?

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