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Torque Specifications for Ford 4.6L-281ci-V8



Bell Housing  To  Engine Block
33 Ft-Lbs
396 In-Lbs
44.74 N-m
Years: All
Note: Modular OHC - Except 1998
Type: Bolt Dim: Length: Head: Hexagon Grade:



Bell Housing  To  Engine Block
46 Ft-Lbs
552 In-Lbs
62.37 N-m
Years: 1998-1998
Note: Modular OHC
Type: Bolt Dim: Length: Head: Hexagon Grade:



Bracket/Stay  To  Timing Chain/Belt Cover
19 Ft-Lbs
228 In-Lbs
25.76 N-m
Years: All
Note: Modular OHC - Coil Pack Bracket to Timing Chain Cover
Type: Bolt Dim: Length: Head: Hexagon Grade:



Camshaft  To  Cylinder Head
7.5 Ft-Lbs
90 In-Lbs
10.17 N-m
Years: All
Note: Modular OHC - Camshaft Caps
Type: Bolt Dim: Length: Head: Hexagon Grade:



Connecting Rod  To  Crankshaft
22 Ft-Lbs
264 In-Lbs
29.83 N-m
Years: All
Note: Modular OHC Cap Bolts 22 FtLbs + 90deg
Type: Bolt Dim: Length: Head: Hexagon Grade:



Crankshaft  To  Engine Block
22 Ft-Lbs
264 In-Lbs
29.83 N-m
Years: All
Note: Modular OHC Cap Bolts (Tighten 1st) 22 FtLbs + 90deg
Type: Bolt Dim: Length: Head: Grade:



Crankshaft  To  Engine Block
7.5 Ft-Lbs
90 In-Lbs
10.17 N-m
Years: All
Note: Modular OHC Jack Screws (Tighten 2nd) Step 4; 7.5
Type: Screw Dim: Length: Head: Grade:



Crankshaft  To  Engine Block
16 Ft-Lbs
192 In-Lbs
21.69 N-m
Years: All
Note: Modular OHC Side Bolts (Tighten 3rd) Step 7; 16 FtLbs
Type: Bolt Dim: Length: Head: Grade:



Cylinder Head  To  Engine Block
30 Ft-Lbs
360 In-Lbs
40.67 N-m
Years: All
Note: Modular DOHC - NOTE: 30FtLbs + 90deg + 90deg
Type: Bolt Dim: Length: Head: Hexagon Grade:



Drain Plug  To  Oil Pan
10 Ft-Lbs
120 In-Lbs
13.56 N-m
Years: All
Note: Modular OHC - Oil Drain Plug EXCEPT 1998
Type: Bolt Dim: Length: Head: Hexagon Grade:



Drain Plug  To  Oil Pan
17 Ft-Lbs
204 In-Lbs
23.05 N-m
Years: 1998-1998
Note: Modular OHC - Oil Drain Plug
Type: Bolt Dim: Length: Head: Hexagon Grade:



Drive Belt Pulley  To  Engine Block
19 Ft-Lbs
228 In-Lbs
25.76 N-m
Years: All
Note: Modular OHC - Drive Belt Idler Pulley
Type: Bolt Dim: Length: Head: Hexagon Grade:



Drive Belt Tensioner  To  Engine Block
19 Ft-Lbs
228 In-Lbs
25.76 N-m
Years: All
Note: Modular OHC
Type: Bolt Dim: Length: Head: Hexagon Grade:



EGR Valve  To  Throttle Body
16 Ft-Lbs
192 In-Lbs
21.69 N-m
Years: All
Note: Modular OHC
Type: Dim: Length: Head: Grade:



Engine Mount  To  Engine Block
30 Ft-Lbs
360 In-Lbs
40.67 N-m
Years: All
Note: Modular OHC - Nuts & Bolts
Type: Dim: Length: Head: Grade:



Engine Mount  To  Cross Member
115 Ft-Lbs
1380 In-Lbs
155.92 N-m
Years: All
Note: Modular OHC
Type: Stud Dim: Length: Head: Nut Grade:



Exhaust Manifold  To  Cylinder Head
15 Ft-Lbs
180 In-Lbs
20.34 N-m
Years: All
Note: Modular OHC
Type: Stud Dim: Length: Head: Nut Grade:



Exhaust Pipe  To  Exhaust Manifold
30 Ft-Lbs
360 In-Lbs
40.67 N-m
Years: All
Note: Modular OHC
Type: Bolt Dim: Length: Head: Nut Grade:



Fan Blade Housing  To  Radiator
3 Ft-Lbs
36 In-Lbs
4.07 N-m
Years: All
Note: Modular OHC
Type: Bolt Dim: Length: Head: Hexagon Grade:



Flywheel  To  Crankshaft
62 Ft-Lbs
744 In-Lbs
84.06 N-m
Years: All
Note: Modular OHC
Type: Dim: Length: Head: Grade:



Fuel Rail  To  Intake Manifold
7.5 Ft-Lbs
90 In-Lbs
10.17 N-m
Years: All
Note: Modular OHC
Type: Bolt Dim: Length: Head: Hexagon Grade:



Intake Manifold  To  Cylinder Head
19 Ft-Lbs
228 In-Lbs
25.76 N-m
Years: All
Note: Modular DOHC - NOTE: 19FtLbs + 90deg
Type: Dim: Length: Head: Grade:



Intake Manifold  To  Cylinder Head
19 Ft-Lbs
228 In-Lbs
25.76 N-m
Years: All
Note: Modular SOHC - ReTorque When Hot
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: All
Note: Modular DOHC
Type: Dim: Length: Head: Grade:



Oil Cooler  To  Engine Block
18 Ft-Lbs
216 In-Lbs
24.4 N-m
Years: All
Note: Modular OHC
Type: Bolt Dim: Length: Head: Hexagon Grade:



Oil Cooler  To  Oil Filter Adapter
66 Ft-Lbs
792 In-Lbs
89.48 N-m
Years: 1996-1996
Note: Modular OHC - Insert
Type: Dim: Length: Head: Grade:



Oil Cooler  To  Oil Filter Adapter
48 Ft-Lbs
576 In-Lbs
65.08 N-m
Years: 1997-Present
Note: Modular OHC - Insert
Type: Dim: Length: Head: Grade:



Oil Filter Adapter  To  Engine Block
19 Ft-Lbs
228 In-Lbs
25.76 N-m
Years: All
Note: Modular OHC
Type: Bolt Dim: Length: Head: Hexagon Grade:



Oil Pan  To  Engine Block
18 Ft-Lbs
216 In-Lbs
24.4 N-m
Years: 1996-1996
Note: Modular OHC
Type: Bolt Dim: Length: Head: Hexagon Grade:



Oil Pan  To  Engine Block
15 Ft-Lbs
180 In-Lbs
20.34 N-m
Years: 1997-Present
Note: Modular OHC - Step: 15 FtLbs; 60 degs
Type: Bolt Dim: Length: Head: Hexagon Grade:



Oil Pickup Tube  To  Engine Block
19 Ft-Lbs
228 In-Lbs
25.76 N-m
Years: All
Note: Modular OHC - Oil Pickup Tube to Main Bearing Cap Nut
Type: Dim: Length: Head: Nut Grade:



Oil Pickup Tube  To  Oil Pump
7.5 Ft-Lbs
90 In-Lbs
10.17 N-m
Years: All
Note: Modular OHC
Type: Bolt Dim: Length: Head: Hexagon Grade:



Oil Pump  To  Engine Block
7.5 Ft-Lbs
90 In-Lbs
10.17 N-m
Years: All
Note: Modular OHC
Type: Bolt Dim: Length: Head: Hexagon Grade:



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



Pressure Plate  To  Flywheel
18 Ft-Lbs
216 In-Lbs
24.4 N-m
Years: All
Note: Modular OHC
Type: Bolt Dim: Length: Head: Hexagon Grade:



Pulley  To  Water Pump
18 Ft-Lbs
216 In-Lbs
24.4 N-m
Years: All
Note: Modular OHC
Type: Bolt Dim: Length: Head: Hexagon Grade:



Spark Plug  To  Cylinder Head
12 Ft-Lbs
144 In-Lbs
16.27 N-m
Years: All
Note: Modular OHC
Type: Dim: Length: Head: Grade:



Thermostat Housing  To  Engine Block
19 Ft-Lbs
228 In-Lbs
25.76 N-m
Years: All
Note: Modular OHC
Type: Bolt Dim: Length: Head: Hexagon Grade:



Throttle Body  To  Intake Manifold Plenum
16 Ft-Lbs
192 In-Lbs
21.69 N-m
Years: All
Note: Modular OHC
Type: Dim: Length: Head: Nut Grade:



Timing Chain/Belt Cover  To  Engine Block
19 Ft-Lbs
228 In-Lbs
25.76 N-m
Years: All
Note: Modular OHC
Type: Bolt Dim: Length: Head: Grade:



Timing Chain/Belt Guide  To  Engine Block
19 Ft-Lbs
228 In-Lbs
25.76 N-m
Years: All
Note: Modular OHC - Timing Chain Guide
Type: Bolt Dim: Length: Head: Hexagon Grade:



Timing Chain/Belt Sprocket  To  Camshaft
88 Ft-Lbs
1056 In-Lbs
119.31 N-m
Years: All
Note: Modular OHC
Type: Bolt Dim: Length: Head: Hexagon Grade:



Timing Chain/Belt Tensioner  To  Cylinder Head
19 Ft-Lbs
228 In-Lbs
25.76 N-m
Years: All
Note: Modular OHC - Timing Chaing Tensioner
Type: Bolt Dim: Length: Head: Hexagon Grade:



Torque Converter  To  Flexplate/Driveplate
26 Ft-Lbs
312 In-Lbs
35.25 N-m
Years: All
Note: Modular OHC
Type: Dim: Length: Head: Nut Grade:



Valve Cover  To  Cylinder Head
7.5 Ft-Lbs
90 In-Lbs
10.17 N-m
Years: All
Note: Modular OHC
Type: Bolt Dim: Length: Head: Hexagon Grade:



Vibration Damper/Hub  To  Crankshaft
118 Ft-Lbs
1416 In-Lbs
159.99 N-m
Years: 1996-1996
Note: Modular OHC
Type: Bolt Dim: Length: Head: Hexagon Grade:



Vibration Damper/Hub  To  Crankshaft
66 Ft-Lbs
792 In-Lbs
89.48 N-m
Years: 1997-Present
Note: Step: 66 FtLbs; Loosen; 36 FtLbs; 90 degrees
Type: Bolt Dim: Length: Head: Hexagon Grade:



Water Pump  To  Engine Block
18 Ft-Lbs
216 In-Lbs
24.4 N-m
Years: All
Note: Modular OHC
Type: Bolt Dim: Length: Head: Hexagon Grade: