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Torque Specifications for Ford 4.2L-256ci-V6



Connecting Rod  To  Crankshaft
29 Ft-Lbs
348 In-Lbs
39.32 N-m
Years: All
Note: Essex 90deg - Rod Cap - 2 Steps: 29FtLbs; +90deg
Type: Dim: Length: Head: Grade:



Crankshaft  To  Engine Block
88 Ft-Lbs
1056 In-Lbs
119.31 N-m
Years: All
Note: Essex 90deg - Main Cap - 1, 2, 3
Type: Dim: Length: Head: Grade:



Crankshaft  To  Engine Block
84 Ft-Lbs
1008 In-Lbs
113.89 N-m
Years: All
Note: Essex 90deg - Main Cap - Rear
Type: Dim: Length: Head: Grade:



Cylinder Head  To  Engine Block
14 Ft-Lbs
168 In-Lbs
18.98 N-m
Years: All
Note: Essex 90deg - STEP 1: 14 FtLbs
Type: Bolt Dim: Length: Head: Hexagon Grade:



Cylinder Head  To  Engine Block
29 Ft-Lbs
348 In-Lbs
39.32 N-m
Years: All
Note: Essex 90deg - STEP 2: 29 FtLbs
Type: Bolt Dim: Length: Head: Hexagon Grade:



Cylinder Head  To  Engine Block
36 Ft-Lbs
432 In-Lbs
48.81 N-m
Years: All
Note: Essex 90deg - STEP 3: 36 FtLbs
Type: Bolt Dim: Length: Head: Hexagon Grade:



Cylinder Head  To  Engine Block
33 Ft-Lbs
396 In-Lbs
44.74 N-m
Years: All
Note: Essex 90deg - STEP 4: LONG Bolts Loosen 3 Turns; 33FtLbs
Type: Bolt Dim: Length: Head: Hexagon Grade:



Cylinder Head  To  Engine Block
19 Ft-Lbs
228 In-Lbs
25.76 N-m
Years: All
Note: Essex 90deg - STEP 4: SHORT Bolts Loosen 3 Turns; 19FtLbs
Type: Bolt Dim: Length: Head: Hexagon Grade:



Cylinder Head  To  Engine Block
0 Ft-Lbs
0 In-Lbs
0 N-m
Years: All
Note: Essex 90deg - STEP 5: ALL Bolts - +180deg
Type: Bolt Dim: Length: Head: Hexagon Grade:



Drain Plug  To  Oil Pan
11 Ft-Lbs
132 In-Lbs
14.91 N-m
Years: All
Note: Essex 90deg - Oil Drain Plug
Type: Bolt Dim: Length: Head: Hexagon Grade:



EGR Valve  To  Intake Manifold Plenum
16 Ft-Lbs
192 In-Lbs
21.69 N-m
Years: All
Note: Essex 90deg - EGR Valve to Intake Plenum
Type: Dim: Length: Head: Grade:



Engine Block  To  Transmission
38 Ft-Lbs
456 In-Lbs
51.52 N-m
Years: All
Note: Essex 90deg - Transmission to Engine Block Bolts
Type: Bolt Dim: Length: Head: Hexagon Grade:



Exhaust Manifold  To  Cylinder Head
18 Ft-Lbs
216 In-Lbs
24.4 N-m
Years: All
Note: Essex 90deg - Exhaust Manifold Bolts
Type: Bolt Dim: Length: Head: Hexagon Grade:



Exhaust Pipe  To  Exhaust Manifold
30 Ft-Lbs
360 In-Lbs
40.67 N-m
Years: All
Note: Essex 90deg - Exhaust Pipe to Exhaust Manifold Bolts
Type: Bolt Dim: Length: Head: Hexagon Grade:



Fan Blade  To  Fan Clutch
13 Ft-Lbs
156 In-Lbs
17.63 N-m
Years: All
Note: Essex 90deg - Fan Assembly to Fan Clutch Bolts
Type: Bolt Dim: Length: Head: Hexagon Grade:



Fan Blade Housing  To  Radiator
7 Ft-Lbs
84 In-Lbs
9.49 N-m
Years: All
Note: Essex 90deg - Fan Shroud to Radiator
Type: Dim: Length: Head: Grade:



Fan Clutch  To  Water Pump
41 Ft-Lbs
492 In-Lbs
55.59 N-m
Years: All
Note: Essex 90deg - Fan Clutch to Water Pump
Type: Dim: Length: Head: Grade:



Flywheel  To  Crankshaft
60 Ft-Lbs
720 In-Lbs
81.35 N-m
Years: All
Note: Essex 90deg - Flywheel/Driveplate Mounting Bolts
Type: Bolt Dim: Length: Head: Hexagon Grade:



Fuel Rail  To  Intake Manifold
8 Ft-Lbs
96 In-Lbs
10.85 N-m
Years: All
Note: Essex 90deg - Fuel Rail Mounting Bolts
Type: Bolt Dim: Length: Head: Hexagon Grade:



Intake Manifold  To  Cylinder Head
8 Ft-Lbs
96 In-Lbs
10.85 N-m
Years: All
Note: Essex 90deg - 2 Steps: 4FtLbs; 8FtLbs - Lower Manfold
Type: Bolt Dim: Length: Head: Hexagon Grade:



Intake Manifold Plenum  To  Intake Manifold
4.92 Ft-Lbs
59 In-Lbs
6.67 N-m
Years: 1997-2000
Note: Essex 90deg - Air Intake Plenum Mounting Bolts
Type: Bolt Dim: Length: Head: Hexagon Grade:



Intake Manifold Plenum  To  Intake Manifold
7.5 Ft-Lbs
90 In-Lbs
10.17 N-m
Years: 2001-2002
Note: Essex 90deg - Plenum Bolts - 2 Steps: 5.5FtLbs; 7.5FtLbs
Type: Bolt Dim: Length: Head: Hexagon Grade:



Intake Manifold Plenum  To  Intake Manifold
7.5 Ft-Lbs
90 In-Lbs
10.17 N-m
Years: 2001-2002
Note: Essex 90deg - Spacer Bolts - 2 Steps: 5.5FtLbs; 7.5FtLbs
Type: Bolt Dim: Length: Head: Hexagon Grade:



Oil Pan  To  Engine Block
8 Ft-Lbs
96 In-Lbs
10.85 N-m
Years: All
Note: Essex 90deg - 2 Steps: 3FtLbs; 8FtLbs
Type: Bolt Dim: Length: Head: Hexagon Grade:



Oil Pan  To  Transmission
33 Ft-Lbs
396 In-Lbs
44.74 N-m
Years: All
Note: Essex 90deg - Oil Pan to Transmission Bolts
Type: Bolt Dim: Length: Head: Hexagon Grade:



Oil Pump  To  Timing Chain/Belt Cover
7 Ft-Lbs
84 In-Lbs
9.49 N-m
Years: All
Note: Essex 90deg - Oil Pump/Filter Body to Front - 6mm Bolts
Type: Bolt Dim: M 6 X 1.00 Length: Head: Hexagon Grade:



Oil Pump  To  Timing Chain/Belt Cover
18 Ft-Lbs
216 In-Lbs
24.4 N-m
Years: All
Note: Essex 90deg - Oil Pump/Filter Body to Front - 8mm Bolts
Type: Bolt Dim: M 8 X 1.25 Length: Head: Hexagon Grade:



Power Steering Pump  To  Engine Block
18 Ft-Lbs
216 In-Lbs
24.4 N-m
Years: All
Note: Essex 90deg - Power Steering Pump Mounting Bolts
Type: Bolt Dim: Length: Head: Hexagon Grade:



Pressure Plate  To  Flywheel
42 Ft-Lbs
504 In-Lbs
56.94 N-m
Years: All
Note: Essex 90deg - Pressure Plate to Flywheel Bolts
Type: Bolt Dim: Length: Head: Hexagon Grade:



Pulley  To  Vibration Damper/Hub
24 Ft-Lbs
288 In-Lbs
32.54 N-m
Years: All
Note: Essex 90deg - Crankshaft Pulley to Vibration Damper
Type: Bolt Dim: Length: Head: Hexagon Grade:



Pulley  To  Water Pump
19 Ft-Lbs
228 In-Lbs
25.76 N-m
Years: All
Note: Essex 90deg - Water Pump Pulley to Water Pump
Type: Bolt Dim: Length: Head: Hexagon Grade:



Rocker Arm  To  Cylinder Head
26 Ft-Lbs
312 In-Lbs
35.25 N-m
Years: All
Note: Essex 90deg - Rocker Arm Fulcrum Bolts
Type: Bolt Dim: Length: Head: Hexagon Grade:



Spark Plug  To  Cylinder Head
10 Ft-Lbs
120 In-Lbs
13.56 N-m
Years: All
Note: Essex 90deg - Spark Plug
Type: Dim: Length: Head: Hexagon Grade:



Thermostat Housing Cover  To  Thermostat Housing
8 Ft-Lbs
96 In-Lbs
10.85 N-m
Years: All
Note: Essex 90deg - Thermostat Housing Bolts
Type: Bolt Dim: Length: Head: Hexagon Grade:



Throttle Body  To  Intake Manifold Plenum
8 Ft-Lbs
96 In-Lbs
10.85 N-m
Years: All
Note: Essex 90deg - Throttle Body Mounting Nuts
Type: Dim: Length: Head: Nut Grade:



Thrust Plate  To  Engine Block
8 Ft-Lbs
96 In-Lbs
10.85 N-m
Years: All
Note: Essex 90deg - Balance Shaft Thrust Plate Bolts
Type: Bolt Dim: Length: Head: Hexagon Grade:



Thrust Plate  To  Engine Block
8 Ft-Lbs
96 In-Lbs
10.85 N-m
Years: All
Note: Essex 90deg - Camshaft Thrust Plate Bolts
Type: Bolt Dim: Length: Head: Hexagon Grade:



Timing Chain/Belt Cover  To  Engine Block
18 Ft-Lbs
216 In-Lbs
24.4 N-m
Years: All
Note: Essex 90deg - Timing Chain Cover to Engine Block Bolts
Type: Bolt Dim: Length: Head: Hexagon Grade:



Timing Chain/Belt Sprocket  To  Camshaft
33 Ft-Lbs
396 In-Lbs
44.74 N-m
Years: All
Note: Essex 90deg - Camshaft Sprocket Bolt
Type: Bolt Dim: Length: Head: Hexagon Grade:



Valve Cover  To  Cylinder Head
8 Ft-Lbs
96 In-Lbs
10.85 N-m
Years: All
Note: Essex 90deg - Valve Cover Bolts
Type: Bolt Dim: Length: Head: Hexagon Grade:



Vibration Damper/Hub  To  Crankshaft
110 Ft-Lbs
1320 In-Lbs
149.14 N-m
Years: All
Note: Essex 90deg - Vibration Damper Bolt
Type: Bolt Dim: Length: Head: Hexagon Grade:



Water Pump  To  Engine Block
19 Ft-Lbs
228 In-Lbs
25.76 N-m
Years: All
Note: Essex 90deg - Water Pump to Engine Block BOLTS
Type: Bolt Dim: Length: Head: Hexagon Grade:



Water Pump  To  Engine Block
5.5 Ft-Lbs
66 In-Lbs
7.46 N-m
Years: All
Note: Essex 90deg - Water Pump to Engine Block NUTS
Type: Dim: Length: Head: Nut Grade:



Water Pump  To  Timing Chain/Belt Cover
18 Ft-Lbs
216 In-Lbs
24.4 N-m
Years: All
Note: Essex 90deg - Water Pump to Timing Chain Cover Bolts
Type: Bolt Dim: Length: Head: Hexagon Grade: