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Jeep Wrangler JK Exterior Torque Specs

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Wheel Torque Specs

Your lug nuts are loosened and tightened more times than any of the other nuts and bolts on your Wrangler. It is extremely important to properly torque them every time you do anything with them. When torquing down lug nuts, move in a star pattern.

Description

Specification

 

Lug Nut 1/2 X 20 with 60° Cone

85-125 ft-lbs

 

Spare Wheel Lug Nut

40-80 ft-lbs

 

Tire Pressure Sensor/Transmitter Mounting Nut

71 in-lbs

 

Body Torque Specs

Body mounts to hinges, seat belts to hardtop bolts, these are the torque specs for those screws, nuts and bolts all over your tub. Your tub Is the largest component of your Wrangler, it is your entire body from the bulkhead to the tailgate.

Description

Specification

 

Backlite Hinge Bolts

90 in-lbs

 

Body Isolator Mounting Bolts

80 ft-lbs

 

Body Isolator To Body Nuts

40 ft-lbs

 

Brake Booster Bracket Nuts

13.5 ft-lbs

 

Center Occupant Classification Systems Strain Gauge Stud Nut

33 ft-lbs

 

Door Carrier Plate Screws

90 in-lbs

 

Door Hinge Pin Nut

75 in-lbs

 

Door Hinge To Body Bolts

21 ft-lbs

 

Door Hinge To Hinge Bolts

19 ft-lbs

 

Door Latch Adjustment Screw

26.5 in-lbs

 

Door Latch Mounting Screws

71 in-lbs

 

Door latch Striker Bolts

19 ft-lbs

 

Four Door Rear Seat 40% Inner Seat Back Pivot Nut

18.5 ft-lbs

 

Four Door Rear Seat Center Belt buckle Bolt

45 ft-lbs

 

Four Door Rear Seat Cushion Pivot Bolts

18.5 ft-lbs

 

Four Door Rear Seat Front Mounting Fasteners

45 ft-lbs

 

Four Door Rear Seat Headrest Bolts

71 in-lbs

 

Four Door Rear Seat Inner Latch Floor Bolts

18.5 ft-lbs

 

Four Door Rear Seat Latch To Back Frame Bolts

33 ft-lbs

 

Four Door Rear Seat Outboard Latch Floor Bolts

18.5 ft-lbs

 

Four Door Rear Seat Rear Mounting Bolt

45 ft-lbs

 

Four Door Rear Seat Rear Mounting Nuts

62.5 ft-lbs

 

Four Door Rear Seat Seat Cushion Pivot Bolt

18.5 ft-lbs

 

Four Door Retractor Screw

41 ft-lbs

 

Four Door Seat Cushion Pivot Bolt

18.5 ft-lbs

 

Front Door Exterior Handle Nut

40 in-lbs

 

Front Door Glass Run Nut

90 in-lbs

 

Front Door Interior Handle Screw

75 in-lbs

 

Front Seat Back Assembly Bolts

34.5 ft-lbs

 

Front Seat Belt Anchor Bolt

29.5 ft-lbs

 

Front Seat Belt Buckle Bolt

37 ft-lbs

 

Front Seat Belt Turning Loop Screw

29.5 ft-lbs

 

Front Seat Mounting Bolts

45 ft-lbs

 

Front Seat Riser Nuts

21 ft-lbs

 

Half Door Latch Nut

40 in-lbs

 

Hard Top Front Bolts

93 in-lbs

 

Hard Top Side Bolts

13 ft-lbs

 

Hood Catch Bracket Nuts

62 in-lbs

 

Hood Catch Nuts

11 ft-lbs

 

Hood Hinge To Body Bolts

18 ft-lbs

 

Hood Hinge To Hood Bolts

19 ft-lbs

 

Hood Safety Catch Bolt

8 ft-lbs

 

Instrument Panel Center Support Bracket Fasteners

6 ft-lbs

 

Instrument Panel Fence Line Nuts

9 ft-lbs

 

Instrument Panel Side Support Bolts

8 ft-lbs

 

Lower Fender To Sill Bolts

9 ft-lbs

 

Manual Shifter Bolt

24.5 ft-lbs

 

Occupant Classification System Riser Nuts

21 ft-lbs

Outside Rearview Mirror Bolts

10 ft-lbs

Rear Door Exterior Handle Nut

40 in-lbs

 

Rear Door Glass Run Bolt

9 ft-lbs

 

Rear Door Glass Run Nut

90 in-lbs

 

Rear Door Interior Handle Screw

75 in-lbs

 

Rear view Mirror Set Screw

18 in-lbs

 

Seat Side Airbag Nuts

62 in-lbs

 

Side Step Bracket Bolts

18 ft-lbs

 

Side Step Sill Nuts

9 ft-lbs

 

Soft Top Pivot Knuckle Bolts

10 ft-lbs

 

Speaker Pod Screws

90 in-lbs

 

Sport Bar Cross Bar Bracket Bolts

14 ft-lbs

Sport Bar Front Cross Bar Bracket Bolts

14 ft-lbs

 

Sport Bar Rear Bolts

14 ft-lbs

 

Sport Bar Rear Cross Bar Bracket Bolts

14 ft-lbs

 

Sport Bar Side Bar Bolts

14 ft-lbs

 

Sport Bar Side Bar To Windshield Frame Bolts

17 ft-lbs

 

Sport Bar To B-pillar Bolts

14 ft-lbs

 

Steering Column Opening Reinforcement Plate Bolts

8 ft-lbs

 

Tailgate Exterior Handle Nuts

40 in-lbs

 

Tailgate Hinge To Body Bolts

19ft-lbs

 

Tailgate Hinge To Tailgate Bolts

15ft-lbs

 

Tailgate Latch Screws

71 in-lbs

 

Tailgate Stabilizer Insert And Cup Bolts

90 in-lbs

 

Tailgate Striker Bolts

21ft-lbs

 

Two Door Rear Seat Back Frame To Cushion Bolts

37ft-lbs

 

Two Door Rear Seat Back Latch Bolts

33ft-lbs

 

Two Door Rear Seat Center Belt Buckle Bolt

41ft-lbs

 

Two Door Rear Seat Cushion To Back Bolts

37ft-lbs

 

Two Door Rear Seat Front Latch Cushion Frame Bolts

33ft-lbs

 

Two Door Rear Seat Rear latch Nuts

90 in-lbs

 

Upper Fender Fasteners

44 in-lbs

 

Windshield Frame Hinge To Body Bolts

15ft-lbs

 

Windshield Frame Reinforcement Bracket Bolts

15ft-lbs

 

Lights Torque Specs

If you feel the need to torque down the screws for your lights, these are the factory specifications. In reality they should simply be tightened with a screwdriver, you should be fine as long as you don’t try using an impact.

Description

Specification

Center High Mounted Stop Lamp (Third Brake Light) Mounting Screws

20 in-lbs

Front Fog Lamp Mounting Screws

18 in-lbs

Left Multi-Function Switch Mounting Screw

10 in-lbs

License Plate Bracket Mounting Screws

15 in-lbs

Park Brake Switch Mounting Screw

24 in-lbs

Rear Fog Lamp Mounting Screws

27 in-lbs

Rear Lamp Unit Mounting Screws

15 in-lbs