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K10: tightening sequence for the cylinder head bolts..Micra..torque

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What is the tightening sequence for the cylinder head bolts for a 1989 Micra 1.0 K10. Plus the torque setting for the head bolts. Thanks.
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: UK Car
Expert:  Ian replied 8 years ago.
Hi and welcome to just answer.

Here is the information you need for your Micra

Your tightening sequence is as follows

9 3 1 6 8
<---- Front of engine
7 5 2 4 10

Torque settings are as follows

Stage 1 34 to 39 nm
Stage 2 59 to 64nm
Stage 3 Slacken 360 degrees ( 1 turn)
Stage 4 59 to 64nm

New head bolts are not required for this engine.