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Automotive Torque Specifications

Home Ford Ford Full Size 1975-87

Ford And Mercury Full Size 1975-87

LTD, Custom 500, Country Squire and Crown Victoria
Marquis, Grand Marquis and Colony Park

Brakes

General
Component Torque
brake booster-to-Firewall nuts 15-25 ft. lbs.
brake pedal pivot shaft nut 15-25 ft. lbs.
master cylinder-to-Brake booster nuts 13-25 ft. lbs.
master cylinder-to-Firewall nuts 13-25 ft. lbs.
parking brake control mounting screws 12-24 ft. lbs.
pressure differential valve bracket 7-11 ft. lbs.
Front Brakes
Component Torque
brake hose-to-Caliper 10-15 ft. lbs.
caliper key retaining screws 12-16 ft. lbs.
disc brake caliper bleeder screw 6-15 ft. lbs.
front brake anchor plate-to-Spindle bolt upper 90-120 ft. lbs.
lower 55-75 ft. lbs.
Rear Brakes
Component Torque
brake hose-to-Caliper 10-15 ft. lbs.
disc brake caliper bleeder screw 6-15 ft. lbs.
drum brake backing plate-to-Axle housing 20-40 ft. lbs.
drum brake wheel cylinder-to-Backing plate 10-20 ft. lbs.
drum brake wheel cylinder bleeder screw 8-15 ft. lbs.
rear caliper end retainer 75-95 ft. lbs.
rear disc brake anchor plate-to-Axle 90-120 ft. lbs.
rear disc parking brake retainer screw 16-22 ft. lbs.

 

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