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Automotive Torque Specifications

 Home Subaru Subaru Coupes Sedans and Wagons 1985-96

Subaru Coupes, Sedans and Wagons 1985-96


2.2L (2212cc) SOHC 4Cyl.
Component Torque
Camshaft Sprocket Bolts 47-54 ft. lbs.
Camshaft Support Bolts Front Retainer 7 ft. lbs.
Rear Retainer 12 ft. lbs.
Crankshaft Damper Bolt 1990-94 69-76 ft. lbs.
1995-96 76-86 ft. lbs.
Cylinder Head Bolts NOTE
Exhaust Pipe-to-Engine Nuts 19-26 ft. lbs.
Flywheel-to-Crankshaft Bolts 51-55 ft. lbs.
Front Engine Mount Nuts 61 ft. lbs.
Intake Manifold Bolts 1990-94 21-25 ft. lbs.
1995-96 17-20 ft. lbs.
Main Bearing Bolts 1990-94 6mm Bolts 3-4 ft. lbs.
8mm Bolts 17-20 ft. lbs.
10mm Bolts 29-35 ft. lbs.
1995-96 6-8mm Bolts Bolts #1-7 14-20 ft. lbs.
Bolt #8 4.7 ft. lbs.
10mm Bolts 33-37 ft. lbs.
Oil Dipstick Tube Bolt 10 ft. lbs.
Oil Pan Bolts 3-4 ft. lbs.
Oil Pan Drain Plug 33-36 ft. lbs.
Oil Pump Mounting Bolts 7-10 ft. lbs.
Piston Pin Access Plug 46-56 ft. lbs.
Pitching Stopper Bolts Body Side 49 ft. lbs.
Engine Side 40 ft. lbs.
Rod Bearing Bolts 32-34 ft. lbs.
Spark Plugs 13-17 ft. lbs.
Thermostat Housing-to-Engine Bolts 52-61 ft. lbs.
Timing Belt Cover Bolts 36-48 inch lbs.
Timing Belt Idler Mounting Bolt 26-32 ft. lbs.
Timing Belt Tensioner Bolts 17-20 ft. lbs.
Valve Cover Bolts 4 ft. lbs.
Valve Rocker Assembly Bolts 9 ft. lbs.
Water Pump Mounting Bolts 7-10 ft. lbs.
Turbocharger Components
Component Torque
Oil Return and Feed Hose Union Bolts 17 ft. lbs.
Clamp Bolt 48 inch lbs.
NOTE Step 1: Tighten all bolts to 22 ft. lbs.
  Step 2: Tighten all bolts to 51 ft. lbs.
  Step 3: Loosen all bolts, in reverse torque sequence,  by 180
  Step 4: Loosen all bolts, in reverse torque sequence again by 180
  Step 5: Tighten bolts #1 and #2, in the torque sequence, to25 ft. lbs. 
  Step 6: Tighten bolts #3,4,5 and #6, in the torque sequence, 11 ft. lbs.
  Step 7: Tighten all bolts, in torque sequence, by 80-90
  Step 8: Tighten all bolts, in torque sequence, again by 80-90

Fig. 1 Cylinder head torque sequence-2.2L Engine

Fig. 2 Cylinder head loosening sequence-2.2L Engine

Fig. 3 Intake manifold assembly-2.2L Engine

Fig. 4 Valve rocker bolt loosening/tightening 
sequence-2.2L Engine

Fig. 5 Firing order and cylinder location-2.2L and 2.5L engines

Fig. 6 Timing mark alignment-2.2L Engine

Fig. 7 Water pump assembly-2.2L, 2.5L and 3.3L Engines

Fig. 8 Oil pump assembly-2.2L and 2.5L Engines

Fig. 9 Water pump bolt tightening sequence-2.2L and 2.5L Engines

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