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Jeep Wrangler JK Engine Torque Specs

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A/C System Torque Specs

These torque specs cover all of the important components of your Wrangler’s A/C System. For most of the screws they can simply be snugged up with your screwdriver.

Description

Specification

 

A/C Expansion Valve Nut

17 ft-lbs

 

A/C Compressor Bolts

21 ft-lbs

 

A/C Compressor Clutch Field Coil Screws

44 in-lbs

 

A/C Compressor Shaft Bolt

177 in-lbs

 

A/C Compressor Field Coil Connector Bracket Screw

38 in-lbs

 

A/C Condenser To Radiator Bolts

45 in-lbs

 

A/C Heater Control Screws

17 in-lbs

 

Air Inlet Housing To Instrument Panel Support Bolts

35 in-lbs

 

Blend Door Lever Screw

5 in-lbs

 

Discharge Line To Condenser Nut

17 ft-lbs

 

Discharge Line To Compressor Nut

17 ft-lbs

 

Expansion Valve Bolts

97 in-lbs

 

HVAC Housing To Instrument Panel Support Bolts

35 in-lbs

 

Liquid Line To Condenser Nut

17 ft-lbs

 

Mode Door Cam Screw

5 in-lbs

 

Receiver/Drier To Condenser Bolt

16 ft-lbs

 

Suction Line To Compressor Nut

17 ft-lbs

 

Suction and Liquid Lines To Expansion Valve Nut

70 in-lbs

 

3.8L Engine Torque Specs

If you are rebuilding your engine or simply changing your oil, the torque specs for your 3.8L engine are all in this table.For quick reference the oil pan drain plug should be tightened to 20 ft-lbs.

Description

Specification

 

Camshaft Sprocket Bolt

40 ft-lbs

 

Camshaft Thrust Plate Bolts

105 in-lbs

 

Forged Connecting Rod Cap Nuts

40 ft-lbs 90 Degrees

 

Crankshaft Main Bearing Cap Bolts

30 ft-lbs 90 Degrees

 

Crankshaft Main Bearing Cap Cross Bolts

45 ft-lbs

 

Crankshaft Oil Seal Retainer Rear Bolts

105 in-lbs

 

Crankshaft Damper Bolt

40 ft-lbs

 

Cylinder Block Drain Plugs

15 ft-lbs

 

Cylinder Head Cover Bolts

105 in-lbs

 

Flex Plate To Crankshaft

65 ft-lbs

 

Exhaust Manifold Bolts

200 in-lbs

 

Intake Manifold Lower Bolts

200 in-lbs

 

Intake Manifold Lower Gasket Retainer Bolts

105 in-lbs

 

Intake Manifold Upper Bolts

105 in-lbs

 

Lifter Yoke Retainer Bolts

105 in-lbs

 

Oil Filter Attaching Fitting

40 ft-lbs

 

Oil Cooler Attaching Fitting

20 ft-lbs

 

Oil Filter

15 ft-lbs

 

Oil Filter Adapter Bolts

250 in-lbs

 

Oil Gallery Plug

20 ft-lbs

 

Oil Pan Bolts

105 in-lbs

 

Oil Pan Drain Plug

20 ft-lbs

 

Oil Pressure Switch

200 in-lbs

 

Oil Pump Cover Plate Screws

105 in-lbs

 

Oil Pump Pick-Up Tube Bolt

250 in-lbs

 

Oil Dipstick Housing Bolts

35 ft-lbs

 

Rocker Arm Shaft Bolts

200 in-lbs

 

Spark Plug

12 ft-lbs

 

Thermostat Housing

105 in-lbs

 

Timing Chain M8 Bolt

20 ft-lbs

 

Timing Chain M10 Bolt

40 ft-lbs

 

Water Pump Bolts

105 in-lbs

 

Water Pump Pulley Bolts

250 in-lbs

 

Accelerator Pedal Bracket Mounting

105 in-lbs

 

Crankshaft Position Sensor - 3.8L

21 ft-lbs

 

Camshaft Position Sensor - 3.8L

106 in-lbs

 

Fuel Filler Hose Clamp at Tank

30 in-lbs

 

Fuel Filler Housing To Body Screws

17 in-lbs

 

Fuel Rail Mounting Bolts - 3.8L

17 ft-lbs

 

Fuel Tank Mounting Straps

30 ft-lbs

 

Throttle Body Mounting Bolts - 3.8L

5.5 ft-lbs

Oxygen Sensors

30 ft-lbs

2.8L Engine Torque Specs

If you are rebuilding your engine or simply changing your oil, the torque specs for your 2.8L engine are all in this table. For quick reference: The oil drain plug should be tightened to 40 ft-lbs.

Description

Specification

 

Lower Oil Pan

12 ft-lbs

 

Upper Oil Pan M6 Bolt

12 ft-lbs

 

Upper Oil Pan M8 Bolt

23 ft-lbs

 

Oil Pickup Tube

12 ft-lbs

 

Oil Drain Plug

40 ft-lbs

 

Balance Shaft

23 ft-lbs

 

Dipstick Tube (Sump)

8 ft-lbs

 

Dipstick Tube (Block)

24 ft-lbs

 

Oil Cooler Coolant Line

12 ft-lbs

 

Transmission Adapter Bolts (Hex Head)

12 ft-lbs

 

Transmission Adapter Bolts (Allen Head)

57 ft-lbs

 

Oil Jet

8 ft-lbs

 

Engine Mount Bolts

9 ft-lbs

 

Oil Filter Cap

221 in-lbs

 

Oil Pressure Sensor

10 ft-lbs

 

Air Temp/Pressure Sensor

9 ft-lbs

 

Cylinder Head Cover

8 ft-lbs

 

Vacuum Tube

8 ft-lbs

 

Fuel Rail

18 ft-lbs

 

Fuel Injector Lines At The Injector

20 ft-lbs

 

Fuel Injector Lines At The Fuel Rail

15 ft-lbs

 

High Pressure Fuel Feed Line at the Fuel Rail

15 ft-lbs

 

High Pressure Fuel Feed Line at the High Pressure Pump

20 ft-lbs

 

High Pressure Fuel Line Bracket Bolt

11 ft-lbs

 

Fuel Injector

24 ft-lbs

 

Glow Plugs

10 ft-lbs

 

EGR Throttle Assembly

8 ft-lbs

 

Exhaust Manifold

29 ft-lbs

 

Camshaft Sprocket

47 ft-lbs

 

Camshaft Cap

8 ft-lbs

 

Front Camshaft Journal

8 ft-lbs

 

Intake Manifold

19 ft-lbs

 

Outer Front Cover (Upper)

8 ft-lbs

 

Outer Front Cover (Lower)

8 ft-lbs

 

Inner Front Cover

8 ft-lbs

 

Front Cover

12 ft-lbs

 

Crankshaft Sprocket

74 ft-lbs 75 Degrees

 

Crankshaft Pulley

23 ft-lbs

 

Front Engine Lifting Bracket

33 ft-lbs

 

Accessory Drive Idler Pulley

33 ft-lbs

 

CMP Sensor

8 ft-lbs

 

Water Pump

23 ft-lbs

 

Timing Belt Tensioner

15 ft-lbs

 

Rear Cover

10 ft-lbs

 

Rear Lifting Bracket

33 ft-lbs

 

Crankshaft Sensor

8 ft-lbs

 

CKP Cover Plate

11 ft-lbs

 

Trans Adapter Plate Allen Bolts

58 ft-lbs

 

Trans Adapter Plate Hex Bolts

33 ft-lbs

 

Power Steering Pump Pulley

24 ft-lbs

 

Power Steering Pump

24 ft-lbs

 

Generator

24 ft-lbs

 

Generator Bracket

33 ft-lbs

 

A/C Compressor

23 ft-lbs

 

A/C Compressor Bracket

33 ft-lbs

 

Turbocharger

23 ft-lbs

 

Turbocharger Oil Feed Line At The Turbocharger

18 ft-lbs

 

Turbocharger Oil Feed Line At The Engine Block

23 ft-lbs

 

Turbocharger Oil Return Line

11 ft-lbs

 

Turbocharger Brace

23 ft-lbs

 

Turbocharger Adapter (Oil Feed Line To Engine Block Connection)

40 ft-lbs

 

EGR Valve

11 ft-lbs

 

EGR Cooler

11 ft-lbs

 

High Pressure Fuel Pump

18 ft-lbs

 

High Pressure Fuel Pump Sprocket.

65 ft-lbs

 

Oil Cooler Housing

23 ft-lbs

 

Oil Cooler Feed Line

8 ft-lbs

 

Crossmember To Sill Bolts

31 ft-lbs

 

Crossmember To Transmission Mount Nuts

16 ft-lbs

 

Exhaust Manifold To Engine Bolts 6&7

23 ft-lbs

 

Exhaust Manifold To Engine Bolts 1,2,3,4,5,8,9,10,11

24 ft-lbs

 

Catalytic Converter To Turbocharger Nuts

19 ft-lbs

 

DPF To Catalytic Converter Bolt

24 ft-lbs

 

DPF To Muffler Bolts

24 ft-lbs

 

Clamp, Tailpipe To Rear Tailpipe Hanger

20 ft-lbs

 

Oxygen Sensors

20 ft-lbs

 

Heat Shields

33 ft-lbs

 

Front Bumper Support Bolts

66.5 ft-lbs

 

Fuel Tank Skid Plate To Crossmember Bolts

73 ft-lbs

 

Rear Bumper Support Bolts

18.5 ft-lbs

 

Rear Bumper Support Bracket To Frame Bolts

40.5 ft-lbs

 

Trailer Hitch/Rear Tow Hook Bolts

60 ft-lbs

 

Transfer Case Skid Plate Crossmember Bolts

48 ft-lbs

 

Transfer Case Skid Plate Support Bracket Bolts

48 ft-lbs

 

Transmission Crossmember Bolts

90 ft-lbs

 

Transmission Skid Plate Support Crossmember Bolts

48 ft-lbs

 

Transmission Skid Plate To Crossmember Bolt

48 ft-lbs