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Old 08-10-2005, 11:13 PM   #1
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Default 3.8L torque specs and alot more

V6 Engine: (ft-lbs unless otherwise indicated)



Camshaft sprocket bolt: 30 to 36

Camshaft Thrust plate bolts: 72 to 120 in-lbs

Timing chain cover-to-pock bolts: 15 to 22

Water pump-to-timing chain cover bolts: 15 to 22

oil pan mounting bolts: 84 to 108 in-lbs

Oil pump and filter body to front cover

8mm bolt : 17 to 23

6mm bolt: 72 to 96 in-lbs

Cylinder head bolts

1994-1995

Step 1: 15

Step 2: 29

Step 3: 37

Step 4: Loosen 2 to 3 turns ( DO NOT loosen all the bolts at the same time, fron this point on work one bolt at a time)

Step 5:

Long bolts: 11 to 19

Short bolts: 7 to 15

Step 6: Tighten an additional 90 degrees

1996 and later

Step 1: 15

Step 2: 29

step 3: 36

Step 4: Loosen 2 to 3 turns ( DO NOT loosen all the bolts at the same time, fron this point on work one bolt at a time)

Step 5:

Long bolts: 29 to 37

Short bolts: 11 to 18

Step 6: Tighten an additional 180 degrees


Rocker arm Fulcrum bolts

1994 to 1995

Step 1: 44 in-lbs

Step 2: 19 to 25

1996 and later

Step 1: 44 in-lbs

Step 2: 22 to 29


Intake manifold to cylinder head bolts

1994 to 1995

Step 1: 96 in-lbs

Step 2: 15

1996 and later

Step 1: 72 in-lbs

Step 2: 108 in-lbs

Exhaust manifold bolts: 23 to 26

Crankshaft pulley to harmonic damper bolts: 20 to 28

Valve cover bolts: 72 to 108 in-lbs

Vibration damper bolts: 103 to 132

Flywheel/driveplate mounting bolts: 54 to 64

Wheel lugnuts: 85 to 105

Spark plugs: 7 to 14

Firing order: 1-4-2-5-3-6

3 4

2 5

1 6

Capacities



Engine oil (with filter change): 5.0 qts

Fuel tank: 15.4 gallons

Cooling system: 11.8 qts

Automatic Transmission

AODE: 12.5 qts

4R70W: 13.9 qts

Manual Transmission

T-5: 5.6 pts

Rear Differential: 3.25 pts



Radiatior cap pressure rating: 16 psi



1994 to 1995

Spark Plug gap: Motorcraft AWSF-44PP or equal @ 0.052 inch

1996 and later

Spark Plug gap: Motorcraft AWSF-44EE or equal @ 0.052 inch
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Old 04-03-2010, 04:16 AM   #2
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You maybe surprise to know that I didn’t know about it before…
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Old 04-03-2010, 07:48 AM   #3
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damn this is 5 years old and i didnt even see it since ive been on here

this is sum good info
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Old 04-22-2010, 08:40 PM   #4
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