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Jeep Wrangler JK Drivetrain Torque Specs

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Manual Transmission (NSG370) Torque Specs

When removing the transmission, do not attempt to unbolt it without having proper support from a jack. It is recommended to have the transmission secured to the jack before beginning removal.

Description

Specification

 

Drain Plug

22 ft-lbs

 

Fill Plug

22 ft-lbs

 

Shift Tower Bolts

10 ft-lbs

 

Shift Lever Bolt

33 in.lbs

 

Housing Bolts

20 ft-lbs

 

Input Shaft Retainer Bolts

80 in.lbs

 

Bearing Retainer Bolts

88 in.lbs

 

Shift Rail Support Bolts

71 in.lbs

 

Idler Gear Shaft Bolt

15 ft-lbs

 

Countershaft Bolt

74 ft-lbs

 

Transmission Top Four Bolts

30 ft-lbs

 

Transmission Side Two Bolts

50 ft-lbs

 

Transmission Bottom Four Bolts

40 ft-lbs

 

Crossmember Bolts

35 ft-lbs

 

Transmission Mount Bolts

35 ft-lbs

 

Automatic Transmission (42RLE) Torque Specs

3.8 Liters of Mopar ATF 4 should be used in this transmission. It has 4 forward gear ranges.

Description

Specification

 

Converter To Flexplate Bolt

65 ft-lbs

 

Fluid Filter To Valve Body Bolt

45 in-lbs

 

L/R Clutch Retainer To Case Bolt

45 in-lbs

 

Adapter/Extension Housing Bolt

40 ft-lbs

 

Manual Valve Lever To Manual Valve Bolt

45 in-lbs

 

Oil Pan To Case Bolt

14.5 ft-lbs

 

Oil Pump To Case Bolt

265 in-lbs

 

Park Sprag Retainer Bolt

40 in-lbs

 

Reaction Shaft Support Halves Bolt

250 in-lbs

 

Solenoid/Pressure Switch Assy To Valve Body Bolt

50 in-lbs

 

Torque Converter Housing To Engine Block Bolt

95 ft-lbs

 

Valve Body To Case Bolt

105 in-lbs

 

Valve Body To Transfer Plate Bolt

45 in-lbs

 

Cooler Line Fitting

35 ft-lbs

 

Output Shaft Nut

200 ft-lbs

 

Pressure Tap Plug

45 in-lbs

 

Input Speed To Case Sensor Bolt

80 in-lbs

 

Output Speed To Case Sensor Bolt

80 in-lbs

 

Automatic Transmission (545RFE) Torque Specs

This transmission has 5 forward gear ranges and uses ATF 4.

Description

Specification

 

Fitting, Cooler Line At Trans

155 in-lbs

 

Torque Converter Housing To Engine Upper Four Bolts

30 ft-lbs

 

Torque Converter Housing To Engine Lower Four Bolts

40 ft-lbs

 

Transmission Collar

50 ft-lbs

 

Torque Converter To Flexplate Bolts

23 ft-lbs

 

Crossmember Nuts and Bolts

50 ft-lbs

 

Flexplate To Crankshaft Bolts

55 ft-lbs

 

Clevis Bracket / Rear Support Bolts

35 ft-lbs

 

Converter Housing Bolts

50 ft-lbs

 

Oil Pan Bolts

105 in-lbs

 

Primary Fluid Filter Screw

40 in-lbs

 

Transfer Case Nuts

26 ft-lbs

 

Oil Filter, Cooler Return

84 in-lbs

 

Oil Pump Bolt

250 in-lbs

 

Oil Pump Body To Cover Bolts

40 in-lbs

 

Plate To Oil Pump Body Screw

40 in-lbs

 

Valve Body To Case Bolt

105 in-lbs

 

Pressure Test Port Plug

45 in-lbs

 

Reaction Shaft Support Bolt

105 in-lbs

 

Valve Body To Transfer Plate Screw

50 in-lbs

 

Solenoid Module To Transfer Plate Screw

50 in-lbs

 

Accumulator Cover Screw

60 in-lbs

 

Detent Spring Screw

40 in-lbs

 

Input Speed Sensor Bolt

105 in-lbs

 

Output Speed Sensor Bolt

105 in-lbs

 

Line Pressure Sensor Bolt

105 in-lbs

 

Extension Housing Bolt

40 ft-lbs

 

Manual Valve Cam Retaining Screw

40 in-lbs

 

Manual Selector Shaft Retaining Screw

250 in-lbs

 

Manual Selector Shaft Cross Bolt

140 in-lbs

 

Transfer Case (NV241 GENII) Torque Specs

This transfer case uses around 2 quarts of ATF 4. depending on what model your Wrangler is, you will have a 2.72:1 gear ratio in 4wd-low.

Description

Specification

 

Detent Plug

12-18 ft-lbs

 

Drain/Fill Plug

15-25 ft-lbs

 

Extension Housing Bolt

12-18 ft-lbs

 

Case Half Bolt

15-24 ft-lbs

 

Oil Pump Screw

8-12 ft-lbs

 

Front Companion Flange Nut

90-130 ft-lbs

 

Range Lever Nut

20-25 ft-lbs

 

Sector Support

20-30 ft-lbs

 

Mounting Nuts

20-30 ft-lbs

 

Position Sensor

16-25 ft-lbs

 

Transfer Case (NV241OR) Torque Specs

This transfer case is used in rubicon models for JK Wranglers and uses around 2 quarts of ATF 4. In 4wd-low it has a 4:1 gear ratio ratio.

Description

Specification

 

Detent Plug

12-18 ft-lbs

 

Drain/Fill Plug

15-25 ft-lbs

 

Rear Extension Bolt

12-18 ft-lbs

 

Front Input Retainer Bolt

16 ft-lbs

 

Case Half Bolt

15-20 ft-lbs

 

Front Yoke Nut

90-130 ft-lbs

 

Rear Companion Flange Nut

190-230 ft-lbs

 

Shift Lever Bolt

15-25 ft-lbs

 

Mounting Nuts

20-30 ft-lbs

 

U-Joint Bolts

17 ft-lbs

 

Sector Support

20-30 ft-lbs

 

Transfer Case Position Sensor

16-25 ft-lbs