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Ford Mustang 1994-98

Engines

3.8L V6
Component Torque
Camshaft Sprocket Bolt 30-36 ft. lbs.
Camshaft Thrust Plate Bolts 72-120 inch lbs.
Crankshaft Pulley-to-Vibration Damper Blots 20-28 ft. lbs.
Cylinder Head Bolts 1994-95 Step 1 15 ft. lbs.
Step 2 29 ft. lbs.
Step 3 37 ft. lbs.
Step 4 NOTE 1
Step 5 Long Bolts 29-37 ft. lbs.
Short Bolts 7-15 ft. lbs.
Step 6 NOTE 2
1996 and up Step 1 15 ft. lbs.
Step 2 29 ft. lbs.
Step 3 36 ft. lbs.
Step 4 NOTE 1
Step 5 Long Bolts 29-37 ft. lbs.
Short Bolts 11-18 ft. lbs.
Step 6 NOTE 3
Exhaust Manifold Bolts 23-26 ft. lbs.
Flywheel/Driveplate Mounting Bolts 54-64 ft. lbs.
Intake Manifold 1994-95 Step 1 96 inch lbs.
Step 2 15 ft. lbs.
1996 and up Step 1 72 inch lbs.
Step 2 108 inch lbs.
Main Bearing Cap Bolts Step 1 37 ft. lbs.
Step 2 NOTE 4
Oil Pan Bolts 84-108 inch lbs.
Oil Pump and Filter Body-to-Front Cover 8mm Bolt 17-23 ft. lbs.
6mm Bolt 72-96 inch lbs.
Rocker Arm Fulcrum Bolts 1994-95 Step 1 44 inch lbs.
Step 2 19-25 ft. lbs.
1996 and up Step 1 44 inch lbs.
Step 2 22-29 ft. lbs.
Rod Bearing Cap 1994-95 (Nuts) Step 1 31-36
Step 2 NOTE 5
Step 3 31-36 ft. lbs.
1996 (Nuts) Step 1 29 ft. lbs.
Step 2 NOTE 2
1997 (Bolts) Step 1 15-18 ft. lbs.
Step 2 30-33 ft. lbs.
Step 3 NOTE 2
Thermostat Housing-to-Intake Manifold Bolts 1994-95 15-22 ft. lbs.
1996-97 71-97 inch lbs.
Timing Chain Cover-to-Block Bolts 15-22 ft. lbs.
Valve Cover Bolts 72-108 inch lbs.
Vibration Damper-to-Crankshaft Bolt 103-132 ft. lbs.
Water Pump-to-Timing Chain Cover Bolts 15-22 ft. lbs.
Nuts 53-71 inch lbs.
Water Pump Pulley-to-Hub 15-21 ft. lbs.
NOTE 1 Loosen 2 or 3 turns (DO NOT loosen all the bolts at once, from here on 
do this step and the next ONE BOLT AT A TIME.
NOTE 2 Tighten an additional 90
NOTE 3 Tighten an additional 180
NOTE 4 Tighten an additional 115-125
NOTE 5 Loosen 2 turns
Cylinder head torque sequence
Fig. 1 Cylinder head bolt torque sequence-V6
Intake manifold torque sequence
Fig. 2 Intake manifold torque sequence-V6
Timing chain tensioner
Fig. 3 Push the spring in the timing chain tensioner back,
and insert pin punch into hole to hold in place-V6
Timing mark alignment
Fig. 4 Timing mark alignment-V6 and 5.0L V8
Don't forget to put these back in!After installing lifters, 
don't forget to install the
lifter guide plates, 
or serious damage 
could result.
Fig. 5 don't forget the lifter guide plates-V6 roller lifter engines.
Firing order 1-4-2-5-3-6
Fig. 6 Firing order and cylinder location-V6

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