11-12-2005, 12:15 PM
Re: Oil pan bolt torque
I will probably replace the screws with 8.8 grade metric bolts,
because several look pretty rusted and a 25 pack of screws is only a
few dollars. Thanks for the torque spec. I plan to follow it, even
with the better screws.
On Sat, 12 Nov 2005 05:11:15 GMT, Hachiroku <Trueno@ae86.GTS> wrote:
>On Fri, 11 Nov 2005 20:50:17 -0500, hbuck wrote:
>>>by [email]email@example.com[/email] Nov 10, 2005 at 11:03 PM[/color]
>>>What is the torque for the 21 oil pan bolts (6mm) on the 4cyl '97
>>>camry? I have a corolla manual and it specifies >80 in-lbf. Can
>>>anybody verify this?
>> Whoa, good thing you checked, Haynes Camry manual says 48 for oil pan.
>Ya! These are very SOFT bolts and will snap off if tightened too much!!!
>(Um, speaking from experience here...)[/color]