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Saturn: torque specs..head bolts..valve bolts, single cam

Customer Question

what are the bolt torque specs for a 1998 1.9 saturn head bolts and valve bolts, single cam
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Saturn
Expert:  cartech replied 7 years ago.
is it a single cam or a dual cam
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
single cam
Expert:  cartech replied 7 years ago.

Important: The following steps must be completed in sequence. This will ensure uniform bolt tension.

  • Cylinder head bolt tightening procedure:
  • In sequence, torque the cylinder head bolts.
    Object Number: 879439  Size: SH

    Tighten the cylinder head bolts - first pass to 30 N·m (22 lb ft).

  • In sequence, torque all bolts.

    Tighten the cylinder head bolts - second pass (SOHC) to 45 N·m (33 lb ft).

  • Install the SA9140E or equivalent, Snap-On® Tool 360 or equivalent.
  • Calibrate the gauge to zero.
  • In sequence, turn each bolt an additional 90 degrees - final pass.
  • Expert:  cartech replied 7 years ago.

    this is for the rocker shaft


    Rocker Arm Shaft-to-Head

    25 N·m

    19 lb ft