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Home Dodge Plymouth Dodge Shadow & Plymouth Sundance 1987-91

Dodge Shadow and Plymouth Sundance 1987-91

Engines

2.2L and 2.5L
Component Torque
Camshaft Bearing Cap Bolts 215 inch lbs.
Camshaft Sprocket-to-Camshaft Bolt 65 ft. lbs.
Crankshaft Front Oil Seal Housing-to-Block Bolts 105 inch lbs.
Crankshaft Pulley-to-Crankshaft Sprocket Torx Bolts 250 inch lbs.
Crankshaft Sprocket-to-Crankshaft Bolt 1987-89 50 ft. lbs.
1990 and Later 85 ft. lbs.
Cylinder Head Bolts Step 1 45 ft. lbs.
Step 2 65 ft. lbs.
Step 3 65 ft. lbs.
Step 4 Note
Driveplate-to-Crankshaft Bolts ( Automatic ) 50 ft. lbs.
Exhaust and Intake Manifold Bolts/Nuts 16 ft. lbs.
Flywheel-to-Crankshaft Bolts ( Manual ) 60 ft. lbs.
Intermediate Shaft Oil Seal Housing-to-Block Bolts 105 inch lbs.
Intermediate Shaft Sprocket-to-Intermediate Shaft Bolt 65 ft. lbs.
Main Bearing Cap Bolts Step 1 30 ft. lbs.
Step 2 Note
Oil Pan Bolts M6 Bolts 105 inch lbs.
M8 Bolts 16 ft. lbs.
Oil Pick-up Tube-to-Oil Pump Housing Bolt 16 ft. lbs.
Oil Pump Mounting Bolts 21 ft. lbs.
Oil Pump Cover Bolts 105 inch lbs.
Rear Main Oil Seal Housing-to-Block Bolts 105 inch lbs.
Rod Bearing Cap Nuts Step 1 40 ft. lbs.
Step 2 Note
Thermostat Housing-to-Engine Bolt/Nut 17 ft. lbs.
Timing Belt Tensioner Bolt 45 ft. lbs.
Valve Cover Bolts/Nuts 105 inch lbs.
Water Pump-to-Water Pump Housing Bolts 108 inch lbs.
Water Pump Housing-to-Block Bolts Upper Three Bolts 21 ft. lbs.
Lower Bolt 50 ft. lbs.
Water Pump Hub Bolt 21 ft. lbs.
Water Pump Pulley-to-Water Pump Bolts 108 inch lbs.
Counterbalance Assembly
Component Torque
Balanceshaft Gear-to-Balanceshaft Bolt 21 ft. lbs.
Chain Guide Bolts 105 inch lbs.
Chain Tensioner Bolts 105 inch lbs.
Crankshaft Sprocket-to-Crankshaft Bolts 130 inch lbs.
Double-ended Stud and Gear Cover Bolts 105 inch lbs.
                Note Tighten bolt an additional turn.          
                             
Fig. 1 Cylinder head bolt torque sequence
Fig. 2 Cylinder head bolt loosening sequence

Fig. 3 Timing belt and front engine components

Fig. 4 Crankshaft and intermediate shaft timing mark alignment

Fig. 5 Camshaft timing mark alignment

Fig. 6 Crankshaft Front Seal housing assemblies

Fig. 7 Counter balance shafts-chain cover, guide and Tensioner. Counter balance shafts and chain timing mark alignment.

Fig. 8 Counter balance shafts gear cover.

Fig. 9 Counter balance shafts gear timing mark alignment.

Fig. 10 Apply tension to chain directly behind the adjustment bolt on Tensioner.
Fig. 11 Counter balance shafts and chain timing mark alignment.

 

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