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2003 Jeep Torque Specifications

2003 Jeep Torques

These are all the torque settings that I have at the moment for the 2003 Jeep Wranglers.

FRONT SUSPENSION

DESCRIPTION

N·m

Ft. Lbs.

In. Lbs.

Shock absorber upper nut

23

17

-

Shock absorber lower nut

28

-

250

Suspension arm lower axle bracket nut

163

120

-

Suspension arm lower frame bracket nut

176

130

-

Suspension arm upper axle bracket nut

75

55

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Suspension arm upper frame bracket bolt

75

55

-

Stabilizer bar retainer bolts

54

40

-

Stabilizer bar link upper nut

61

45

-

Stabilizer bar link lower bolt

95

70

-

Track bar ball stud nut

81

60

-

Track bar axle bracket bolt

47

40

-

Hub/bearing bolts

102

75

-

Hub/bearing axle nut

237

175

-


REAR SUSPENSION

DESCRIPTION

N·m

Ft. Lbs.

In. Lbs.

Shock absorber upper bolts

35

26

-

Shock absorber lower nut

100

74

-

Suspension arm lower axle bracket nut

177

130

-

Suspension arm lower frame bracket nut

177

130

-

Suspension arm upper axle bracket nut

75

55

-

Suspension arm upper frame bracket bolt

75

55

-

Stabilizer bar retainer bolts

54

40

-

Stabilizer bar link nut/ bolt

54

40

-

Track bar frame bracket nut

100

74

-

Track bar axle bracket bolt

100

74

-


DIFFERENTIAL AND DRIVELINE

DESCRIPTION

N·m

Ft. Lbs.

In. Lbs.

Front Shaft Front Yoke Bolts

19

14

-

Front Shaft Rear Flange Bolts

27

20

-

Rear Saft Rear Yoke Bolts

19

14

-

Rear Shaft Transfer Case Flange Bolts

115

85

-


FRONT AXLE DANA 30 181 FBI

DESCRIPTION

N·m

Ft. Lbs.

In. Lbs.

Fill Hole Plug

34

25

-

Differential Cover Bolts

41

30

-

Bearing Cap Bolts

61

45

-

Ring Gear Bolts

108

80

-

Pinion Bearing Nut Min – Max

217 - 678

160 - 500

-

Axle Nut

237

175

-

Hub Bearing Bolts

102

75

-


FRONT AXLE DANA 44 216 FBI

DESCRIPTION

N·m

Ft. Lbs.

In. Lbs.

Fill Plug

34

25

-

Drain Plug

34

25

-

Differential Cover Bolts

41

30

-

Bearing Cap Bolts

108

80

-

Pinion Nut

217-271

160-200

-

Ring Gear Bolts

136

100

-

Axle Nut

237

175

-

Wheel Bearing Bolts

170

125

-


REAR AXLE DANA 35 194 RBI

DESCRIPTION

N·m

Ft. Lbs.

In. Lbs.

Differential Cover Bolts

41

30

-

Bearing Cap Bolts

77

57

-

Ring Gear Bolts

136

100

-

Pinion Nut Min / Max

271-475

200-350

-

Pinion Mate Shaft Screw

16.25

12

-


 REAR AXLE DANA 44 216 FBI

 

N·m

Ft. Lbs.

In. Lbs.

Fill Hole Plug

34

25

-

Differential Cover Bolts

41

30

-

Bearing Cap Bolts

108

80

-

Ring Gear Bolts

136

100

-

Pinion Bearing Nut Min – Max

217 - 271

160 - 200

-


BRAKES

DESCRIPTION

N·m

Ft. Lbs.

In. Lbs.

Brake Pedal Support Bolt

28

21

-

Brake Booster Mounting Nuts

39

29

-

Master Cylinder Mounting Nuts

17

13

-

Master Cylinder Brake Lines

19

14

-

Combination Valve Mounting Nuts

20

15

-

Combination Valve Brake Lines

19

14

-

Caliper Mounting Bolts Front

15

11

-

Caliper Mounting Bolts Rear

25

-

220

Caliper Brake Hose Banjo Bolt Front

31

23

-

Caliper Brake Hose Banjo Bolt Rear

31

23

-

Wheel Cylinder Mounting Bolts

10

7

-

Wheel Cylinder Brake Line

16

12

-

Parking Brake Lever Bolts

12

9

-

Parking Brake Lever Bracket Bolts

12

9

-

Parking Brake Cable Retainer Nut

1.5

-

14

 

BRAKES ABS

DESCRIPTION

N·m

Ft. Lbs.

In. Lbs.

G-Sensor Sensor Bolt

4-5

-

35-45

G-Sensor Bracket Bolt

8-13

-

75-115

Hydraulic Control Unit Bracket to HCU Bolts

6.5

-

57

Hydraulic Control Unit Body Bracket Bolts

16-24

-

142-212

Hydraulic Control Unit HCU to Body Bracket Bolts

9-13

-

80-115

Hydraulic Control Unit Brake Lines

15-18

-

130-160

Controller Anitlock Brakes Mounting Bolt

7-9

-

60-80

Wheel Speed Sensors Front Mounting Bolt

4-6

-

34-50

Wheel Speed Sensors Rear Mounting Bolt

12-14 

-

106-124

 

CLUTCH

DESCRIPTION

N·m

Ft. Lbs.

In. Lbs.

Clutch Cover Bolts - 2.4L

31

23

-

Clutch Cover Bolts - 4.0L

50

37

-

Clutch Cylinder Bolts

23

-

200

Clutch Housing to Engine Bolts

75

55

-

Clutch Housing to Trans Bolts

46

34

-

Dust Shield Bolts

50

37

-

Flywheel Bolts - 2.4L

95

70

-

Flywheel Bolts - 4.0L

142

105

-

Crossmember Frame Bolts

41

30

-

 

COOLING

DESCRIPTION

N·m

Ft. Lbs.

In. Lbs.

Automatic Belt Tensioner to Mounting Bracket 2.4L

41

30

-

Automatic Belt Tensioner Pulley— Bolt (2.4L)

61

45

-

Block Heater—Bolt 2.4L

2

-

17

Condenser to Radiator Bolts Coolant Overflow Bottle to Plenum mounting bolts - 2.4L only

8.5

-

75

Coolant Pressure Bottle to Plenum mounting bolts Electric Fan to Fan Shroud bolts

5.5

-

50

Fan Blade Assy. to Viscous Drive Bolts 3.7L

23

-

210

Fan Shroud to Radiator Mounting Bolts

8

-

70

Radiator Upper Isolator to Crossmember - Bolts

9.5

-

85

Thermostat Housing—Bolts 2.4L

28

-

250

Water Pump—Bolts 2.4L

12

-

105

 

GENERATOR/ ALTERNATOR

DESCRIPTION

N·m

Ft. Lbs.

In. Lbs.

Generator Mounting Bolts (2.4L)

57

42

-

Generator Mounting Bolt (4.0L)

55

41

-

Generator Pivot Bolt/Nut (4.0L)

55

41

-

Generator B+ Cable Nut

13

-

115

 

STARTER

DESCRIPTION

N·m

Ft. Lbs.

In. Lbs.

Starter Solenoid B+ Terminal Nut

11.3

-

100

Starter Mounting Bolts (2.4L)

54

40

-

Starter Heat Shield Mounting Bolts

6

-

55

Starter Mounting Bolt (forward facing 4.0L)

41

30

-

Starter Mounting Bolt (rearward facing 4.0L)

48

35

-

 

IGNITION

DESCRIPTION

N·m

Ft. Lbs.

In. Lbs.

Camshaft Position Sensor Mounting Bolts – 4.0L

2

-

15

Camshaft Position Sensor – 2.4L

12

-

106

Ignition Coil Rail Mounting Bolts – 4.0L

29

-

250

Ignition Coil Mounting Bolts – 2.4L

11

-

105

Oil Pump Drive Hold-down Bolt – 4.0L

23

17

-

** Spark Plugs - 2.4L 4-Cylinder

15

11

-

Spark Plugs - 4.0L 6-cylinder

30

22

-

** Torque critical tapered design. Do not exceed 15 ft. lbs. Torque.

 

SPEED CONTROL

DESCRIPTION

N·m

Ft. Lbs.

In. Lbs.

Servo Mounting Bracket to- Servo Nuts

8.5

-

75

Speed Control Switch Mounting Screws

1.5

-

14

Vacuum Reservoir Mounting Bolt (screw)

1.2

-

1

 

ENGINE 2.4L

DESCRIPTION

N·m

Ft. Lbs.

In. Lbs.

Balance Shaft Carrier to Block—Bolts

54

40

-

Balance Shaft Gear Cover—Double Ended Fastener

12

-

105

Balance Shaft Sprocket— Bolt

28

-

250

Balance Shaft Chain Tensioner—Bolts

12

-

105

Balance Shaft Carrier Cover—Bolts

12

-

105

Camshaft Sprocket—Bolt

101

75

-

Connecting Rod Cap—Bolts

54 +1/4 turn

40 +1/4 turn

-

Crankshaft Main Bearing Cap/Bedplate —                     M8 Bolts

34

250

-

M11 Bolts

41 +1/4 Turn

30 +1/4  Turn

-

Crankshaft Damper

136

100

-

Cylinder Head Cover— Bolts

12

-

105

Flex Plate to Crankshaft

95

70

-

Flywheel Mounting Bolts

81

60

-

Engine Mount Bracket Right—Bolts

61

45

-

Exhaust Manifold to Cylinder Head—Bolts

23

-

200

Exhaust Manifold Heat Shield—Bolts

12

-

105

Intake Manifold – Lower —Bolts

28

-

250

Oil Filter

20

15

-

Oil Pan—Bolts

12

-

105

Oil Pan Drain—Plug

27

20

-

Oil Pump to Block—Bolts

28

-

250

Oil Pump Cover Plate—Bolts

12

-

105

Oil Pump Pick-up Tube—Bolt

28

20

-

Oil Pump Relief Valve—Cap

41

30

-

Spark Plugs

28

   

Timing Belt Covers -                Front Covers to Rear Cover—Bolts

12

-

105

- Rear Cover—Bolts

12

-

105

Timing Belt Tensioner Assembly—Bolts

61

45

-

 

ENGINE 4.0L

DESCRIPTION

N·m

Ft. Lbs.

In. Lbs.

A/C Compressor—Bolts

28

-

250

Block Heater—Nut

2

-

16

Camshaft Sprocket—Bolt

68

50

-

Camshaft Thrust Plate to Cylinder Block—Screws

24

18

-

Clutch Cover to Flywheel— Bolts

54

40

-

Coil Bracket to Block—Bolts

22

-

192

Connecting Rod—Nuts

45

33

-

Cylinder Block—Drain Plugs

34

25

-

Cylinder Head—Bolts

135

100

-

Cylinder Head Cover—Bolts

10

-

85

Distributor Clamp—Bolts

23

-

204

Engine Mounts—Front Support Bracket Bolts

61

45

-

Support Cushion Bolts/Nuts

41

30

-

Support Cushion Bracket Bolts

54

40

-

Support Cushion Bracket Stud Nuts

41

30

-

Support Cushion Thru-Bolt

65

48

-

Engine Mounts—Rear Crossmember to Sill Bolts—(Automatic)

41

30

-

Insulator Stud Assembly—Nut

41

30

-

Support Cushion/ Crossmember— Nuts

22

-

192

Support Cushion/Bracket— Nuts (Manual)

75

55

-

Transmission Support Bracket—Bolt (Manual)

46

34

-

Transmission Support Bracket/ Cushion—Bolt (4WD Auto)

75

55

-

Transmission Support Adaptor Bracket—Bolts (2WD Auto)

75

55

-

Exhaust Manifold/Pipe—Nuts

27

20

-

Intake/Exhaust Manifold Fasteners #1-5

33

24

-

Fasteners #6 and 7

14

-

126

Fasteners #8-11

33

24

-

Flywheel to Converter Housing—Bolts

38

28

-

Flywheel to Crankshaft—Bolts

143

105

-

Front Cover to Block—Bolts1/4-20

7

-

60

5/16-18

22

-

192

Fuel Rail—Bolts/Stud

12

-

108

Generator—Bolts

57

42

-

Generator Bracket to Engine—Bolts

47

35

-

Idler Pulley to Cylinder Head—Bolt

47

35

-

Main Bearing Cap—Bolts

108

80

-

Oil Filter

18

-

156

Oil Filter Connector to Adaptor

47

35

-

Block

68

50

-

Adaptor Bolts

102

50

-

Oil Galley—Plug

41

30

-

Oil Pan—Bolts1/4-20

9.5

-

84

5/16-18

15

-

132

Oil Pan—Drain Plug

34

25

-

Oil Pump Mounting Bolts

23

-

204

Cover Bolts

8

-

70

Rocker Arm Assembly to Cylinder Head—Capscrews

30

21

-

Spark Plugs

37

27

-

Starter Motor—Mounting Bolts

45

33

-

Thermostat Housing—Bolts

18

-

156

Throttle Body—Bolts

10

-

90

Vibration Damper—Bolt

108

80

-

Water Pump to Block—Bolts

23

17

-

 

EXHAUST

DESCRIPTION

N·m

Ft. Lbs.

In. Lbs.

Crossmember to Sill—Bolts

42

31

-

Crossmember to Transmission Mount—Nuts

22

16

-

Exhaust Pipe to Manifold— Nuts

31

23

-

Exhaust Manifold to Engine— Nuts#6&7

31

23

-

Nuts/Bolts#1,2,3,4,5,8,9,10&11

33

24

-

Exhaust Pipe to Catalytic Converter Flange—Nuts

28.5

21

-

Tailpipe to Rear Tailpipe Hanger—Clamp

27

20

-

Oxygen Sensors

27

20

-

Heat Shields

45

33

-

 

FRAME AND BUMPERS

DESCRIPTION

N·m

Ft. Lbs.

In. Lbs.

Front bumper screw

104

77

-

Front tow hook screw

108

80

-

Fuel tank skid plate nuts

16

12

138

Fuel tank strap nuts

5

-

40

Main floor to hold down bolt

68

50

-

Radiator to frame hold down bolt

60

45

-

Rear bumper bolt

67

50

-

Rear floor to frame bolt

47

35

-

Transfer case skid plate bolts

74

55

-

Transmission mount nuts

28

21

-

Transmission skid plate to frame bolts

68

50

-

Transmission skid plate to transfer case skid plate bolts

28

21

-

 

FUEL SYSTEM

DESCRIPTION

N·m

Ft. Lbs.

In. Lbs.

Accelerator Pedal Bracket Mounting Nuts

8.5

-

75

Fuel Hose Clamps

3

-

25

Fuel Rail Mounting Bolts-2.4L

28

-

250

Fuel Rail Mounting Bolts or Nuts-4.0L

11

-

100

Fuel Pump Module Locknut

74

55

-

Fuel Tank Skid plate Bolts

16

-

141

 

FUEL INJECTION

DESCRIPTION

N·m

Ft. Lbs.

In. Lbs.

Accelerator Pedal Bracket Mounting Nuts

8.5

-

75

Engine Coolant Temperature Sensor-2.4L/4.0L

11

-

96

IAC Motor-To-Throttle Body Bolts-2.4L/4.0L

7

-

60

Intake Manifold Air Temp. Sensor-4.0L

28

20

-

MAP Sensor Mounting Screws-2.4L/4.0L

3

-

25

Oxygen Sensor-2.4L/4.0L

30

22

-

PCM Mounting Screws

4

-

35

Throttle Body Mounting Bolts-2.4L/4.0L

11

-

100

Throttle Position Sensor Mounting Screws-2.4L/4.0L

7

-

60

Vehicle Speed Sensor Mounting Bolt

2.2

-

20

 

STEERING COLUMN

DESCRIPTION

N·m

Ft. Lbs.

In. Lbs.

Tilt Steering Column Steering Wheel Nut

54

40

-

Tilt Steering Column Mounting Nuts

17

-

150

Tilt Steering Column Coupler Bolt

49

36

-

Non-Tilt Steering Column Steering Wheel Nut

54

40

-

Non-Tilt Steering Column Mounting Nuts

17

-

150

Non-Tilt Steering Column Coupler Bolt

49

36

-

 

STEERING GEAR

DESCRIPTION

N·m

Ft. Lbs.

In. Lbs.

Power Steering Gear Adjustment Screw Locknut

65

48

-

Power Steering Gear Gear to Frame Bolts

95

70

-

Power Steering Gear Pitman Shaft Nut

251

185

-

Power Steering Gear Pressure Line

28

21

-

Power Steering Gear Return Line

28

21

-

 

STEERING LINKAGE

DESCRIPTION

N·m

Ft. Lbs.

In. Lbs.

Pitman Arm Shaft

251

185

-

Drag Link Ball Studs

74

55

-

Drag Link Clamp

49

36

-

Tie Rod Ends Ball Studs

74

55

-

Tie Rod Ends Clamp

27

20

-

Tie Rod Ball Stud

88

65

-

Steering Damper Frame

74

55

-

Steering Damper Drag Link

74

55

-

 

STEERING PUMP

DESCRIPTION

N·m

Ft. Lbs.

In. Lbs.

Power Steering Pump Bracket To Pump

28

21

-

Power Steering Pump Bracket To 4.0L Engine

57

42

-

Power Steering Pump Bracket To 2.4L Engine

28

21

-

Power Steering Pump Flow Control Valve

75

55

-

Power Steering Pump Pressure Line

28

21

-

 

TRANSMISSION NV1500

DESCRIPTION

N·m

Ft. Lbs.

In. Lbs.

Back up Lamp Switch

41

30

-

Countershaft Bearing Shim Cap

41

30

-

Bearing Retainer- Front

41

30

-

Bearing Retainer- Rear

34

25

-

Drain/Fill Plug

34

25

-

Shift Shaft Lock Bolt

27

20

-

Idler Shaft Bolts- M8

27

20

-

Idler Shaft Bolts- M10

52

40

-

Shift Tower Bolts

11

8

100

Clutch Housing Bolts

46

34

-

Transmission Bolts

75

55

-

Skid Plate Bolts

41

31

-

Transmission mount bolts

54

40

-

 

TRANSMISSION NV3550

DESCRIPTION

N·m

Ft. Lbs.

In. Lbs.

Clutch Housing Bolts

54-61

40-45

-

Crossmember To Frame Bolts

61-75

44-55

-

Crossmember To Insulator Nuts

54-61

40-45

-

Drain/Fill Plug

9-27

14-20

-

Front To Rear Housing Bolts

30-35

22-26

-

Front Bearing Retainer Bolts

9-14

7-8

80-124

Idler Shaft Bolts

19-25

14-18

-

Rear Bearing Retainer Bolts

30-35

22-26

-

Shift Tower Bolts

7-10

5-7

62-88

Slave Cylinder Nuts

23

17

-

Transfer Case Nuts

47

35

-

U-Joint Clamp Bolts

19

14

-


TRANSMISSION 42RLE

DESCRIPTION

N·m

Ft. Lbs.

In. Lbs.

Bolt, Converter-to-Driveplate

88

65

-

Bolt, Fluid Filter-to-Valve Body

5

-

45

Bolt, L/R Clutch Retainer-to-Case

5

-

45

Bolt, Adapter/Extension Housing

54

40

-

Bolt, Manual Valve Lever-to-Manual Valve

5

-

45

Bolt, Oil Pan-to-Case

20

14.5

-

Bolt, Oil Pump-to-Case

30

-

265

Bolt, Park Sprag Retainer

4.5

-

40

Bolt, Reaction Shaft Support Halves

28

-

250

Bolt, Solenoid/Pressure Switch Assy-to- Valve Body

5.5

-

50

Bolt, Valve Body-to-Case

12

-

105

Bolt, Valve Body-to-Transfer Plate

5

-

45

Fitting, Cooler Line

47.5

35

-

Nut, Output Shaft

271

200

-

Plug, Pressure Tap

5

-

45

Bolt, Input Speed-to-Case Sensor

9

-

80

Bolt, Output Speed-to-Case Sensor

9

-

80

 

TRANSFER CASE NV231

DESCRIPTION

N·m

Ft. Lbs.

In. Lbs.

Plug, Detent

16-24

12-18

-

Plug, Drain/Fill

20-34

15-25

-

Bolt, Front Brg. Retainer

21

16

-

Bolt, Case Half

27-34

20-25

-

Nut, Front Yoke

122-176

90-130

-

Nut, Range Lever

27-34

20-25

-

Bolt, Rear Retainer

35-46

26-34

-

Nuts, Mounting

35-47

26-35

-

Switch, Indicator

20-34

15-25

-

 

TRANSMISSION NV241OR

DESCRIPTION

N·m

Ft. Lbs.

In. Lbs.

Plug, Detent

16-25

12-18

-

Plug, Drain/Fill

20-34

15-25

-

Bolt, Rear Extension

16-24

12-18

-

Bolt, Front Input Retainer

21

16

-

Bolt, Case Half

20-27

15-20

-

Nut, Front Yoke

122-176

90-130

-

Nut, Rear Companion Flange

258-312

190-230

-

Bolt, Shift Lever

20-34

15-25

-

Nuts, Mounting

30-41

20-30

-

Bolts, U-Joint

19

17

-

Support, Sector

27-42

20-30

-

Sensor, Transfer Case Position

20-34

16-25

-

Bolt, Speed Sensor

11-16

8-12

-

 
TIRE

DESCRIPTION

N·m

Ft. Lbs.

In. Lbs.

Lug Nut 1/2 X 20 with 60° Cone

115-156

85-115

-

 

BODY

DESCRIPTION

N·m

Ft. Lbs.

In. Lbs.

Body side guard/side bolts

5

-

45

Body side guard/support tab bolts

11

8

-

Hood assist spring bolt

3

-

25

Hood catch nuts

18

13

-

Hood catch bracket nuts

11

8

-

Hood hinge screws

24

18

-

Hood safety latch bolt

9

-

80

Bucket seat front anchor bolt

47

35

-

Bucket seat rear inboard anchor bolt

74

55

-

Bucket seat rear outboard anchor bolt

33

25

-

Lifgate glass ball stud nut

13

10

-

Liftgate glass hinge nut

6

-

53

Liftgate hinge to hardtop bolt

11

8

95

Front turning loop bolt

47

35

-

Front retractor bolt

47

35

-

Rear retractor bolt

47

35

-

Rear turning loop bolt

47

35

-

Rear belt anchor bolt

47

35

-

Rearview mirror set screw

1

-

9

Rear buckle anchor bolt

43

32

-

Side support bar to sport bar bolts

20

15

-

Side support sport bar to windshield frame bolts

32

24

-

Sport bar bracket bolt

68

50

-

Sport bar speaker pod bolts

68

50

-

Sport bar to wheelhouse bolts

40

30

-

Sport bar to cargo floor bolts

40

30

-

Tailgate hinge screws

23

17

-

Tailgate striker

71

52

-

 

EMISSIONS

DESCRIPTION

N·m

Ft. Lbs.

In. Lbs.

EVAP Canister Mounting Nuts

9

-

80

Leak Detection Pump Filter Mounting Bolt

7

-

65

LDP Pump Mounting Bolts

1

-

11

EVAP Canister/LDP Mounting Bracket-to-Body Nuts

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This page last updated: 15-Apr-2008

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