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Automotive Torque Specifications

 Home Subaru Subaru Coupes Sedans and Wagons 1985-96

Subaru Coupes, Sedans and Wagons 1985-96


3.3L (3318cc) DOHC 6Cyl
Component Torque
Camshaft Bearing Cap Bolts 7 ft. lbs.
Camshaft Sprocket Bolts 29 ft. lbs.
Crankshaft Damper Bolt 108-123 ft. lbs.
Cylinder Head Bolts NOTE
Exhaust Manifold Bolts 25-32 ft. lbs.
Exhaust Manifold Cover Bolts 13-15 ft. lbs.
Flywheel-to-Crankshaft Bolts 51-55 ft. lbs.
Front Rubber Cushion-to-Subframe 50 ft. lbs.
Intake Manifold Bolts 17-20 ft. lbs.
Main Bearing Bolts 6mm Bolts 3-4 ft. lbs.
8mm Bolts 17-20 ft. lbs.
10mm Bolts 29-35 ft. lbs.
Oil Dipstick Tube-to-Engine Bolt 4.3-5.1 ft. lbs.
Oil Filter 9-12 ft. lbs.
Oil Pan Bolts 4 ft. lbs.
Oil Pan Baffle-to-Engine Bolts 3.3-4 ft. lbs.
Oil Pan Drain Plug 33-36 ft. lbs.
Oil Pump Mounting Bolts 5 ft. lbs.
Oil Pump Cover-to-Oil Pump Bolts 2.9-5.1 ft. lbs.
Oil Pump Relief Valve Spring Plug 30-35 ft. lbs.
Oil Strainer-to-Engine Bolts 3.3-4 ft. lbs.
Oil Strainer Tube-to-Engine Bolts 6.5-8 ft. lbs.
Piston Pin Access Plugs 46-56 ft. lbs.
Rod Bearing Bolts 32-34 ft. lbs.
Spark Plugs 13-17 ft. lbs.
Starter Mounting Bolts 37 ft. lbs.
Thermostat Housing-to-Engine Bolts 60 inch lbs.
Timing Belt Cover 48 inch lbs.
Timing Belt Idler Mounting Bolt 29 ft. lbs.
Timing Belt Tensioner Bolts 18 ft. lbs.
Valve Cover Bolts 3-4 ft. lbs.
Water Pump Mounting Bolts 7-10 ft. lbs.
NOTE Step 1 Tighten all bolt in sequence to 22 ft. lbs.
  Step 2 Tighten all bolts in sequence to 51 ft. lbs.
  Step 3 Loosen all bolts in reverse sequence by 180
  Step 4 Loosen all bolts in reverse sequence by an additional 180
  Step 5 Tighten all bolts in sequence to 20 ft. lbs.
  Step 6 Tighten bolts # 1, 2, 3 and 4 in the torque sequence by 80-90
  Step 7 Tighten bolts # 5, 6, 7 and 8 to 33 ft. lbs.
  Step 8 Tighten all bolts in sequence by 80-90


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