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Automotive Torque Specifications

Home Ford Mercury Ford Mustang 1979-93 and Mercury Capri 1979-96

Ford Mustang 1979-93 and Mercury Capri 1979-86

Transmission/Drive Train

Manual Transmissions
Component Torque
Shift Lever Attaching Bolts All Except T50D Transmission 17-25 ft. lbs.
T50D Transmission 23-32 ft. lbs.
Transmission-to-Clutch Housing or Engine Bolts 48 ft. lbs.
Automatic Transmissions
Component Torque
Driveplate-to-Torque Converter Bolts/Nuts 30-35 ft. lbs.
Neutral Start Switch C3 1979-81 12-15 ft. lbs.
1982 and up 7-10 ft. lbs.
C4 6.2-8.4 ft. lbs
C5 55-75 inch lbs.
A4LD NOTE 84-120 inch lbs.
AOL NOTE 8-11 ft. lbs.
Transmission-to-Engine Bolts C3, C5, and A4LD 28-38 ft. lbs.
C4 Four and Inline Six Cylinder Engines 28-38 ft. lbs.
V8 Engines 40-50 ft. lbs.
AOD 40-50 ft. lbs.
Clutch And Driveline
Component Torque
Clutch Self-adjuster Quadrant Nut 17-26 ft. lbs.
Driveshaft Flange Bolts 70-95 ft. lbs.
Pedal Support Bracket Bolt/Nuts 13-25 ft. lbs.
Pressure Plate-to-Flywheel Bolts 12-24 ft. lbs.
NOTE These transmissions are electronically controlled.

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