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Can I use the "Auto" mode on my Hercules impact wrench to safely put lug nuts on?

I'm new to DIY auto mechanic stuff, and I just bought a Hercules 1/2" compact impact wrench (HCB84B2) mainly to get lug nuts off the car. I know you're not supposed to use impact wrenches to put ...
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Nissan Torque specs

I'm replacing the torque mounts on my 2014 Nissan Sentra S. I don't want to over tighten the bolts. So I am looking for torque specs for the torque strut mounts. (rear and front side) 18mm flanged hex ...
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Is it normal for a bolt+nut that goes through a control arm bushing to still be able to spin after being torqued down?

The car in question is a '97 Civic. The bolt of concern connects the damper fork to the lower control arm trough a bushing. It's encircled in red in the following picture. I torqued the bolt down to ...
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2010 Subaru Legacy 2.5L CVT - Torque Specs for Intake Manifold

Looking for the Torque Specs for the Intake Manifold.
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2010 Subaru Legacy 2.5L CVT - Torque Sequence / Specs for Cylinder Head Bolts

I can't seem to find the specs for this model year online anywhere.
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Intake torque specs for 95 Chevrolet S10?

What are the torque specs for a 95 Chevrolet S10 4.3 vortec with intake number 10172785?
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I have a required torque of 30nm +100° +-5°, I have a torque-wrench 40nm-210nm. Can I convert the required setting to my TW somehow?

I have a required torque of 30nm +100° +-5°, I have a torque-wrench 40nm-210nm. Can I convert the required setting to my TW somehow? I'm hoping there is some kind of conversion whereby the 30nm can be ...
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Does this torque setting seem correct for a crank-pulley bolt?

For a K7M engine: Please can someone more experienced give me their impression on this torque setting for the crank-pulley bolt: 30nm +100 +-5degrees I got this from the K7M Timing Belt instruction ...
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Finding rig gap specifications of old engine

I am currently restoring an old Briggs & Stratton engine. I found that it burns a little bit of oil and also saw that the head was oily after removal. I removed the piston and checked the ring gap ...
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I stored my click torque wrench in a mid-high setting. Is it ruined?

It's an EPAuto 1/4" drive 20-200 in-lbs. I stored it at mid to high setting, and it stayed that way for months, unfortunately. Is it now significantly off from calibration?
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Subaru crosstrek, forester, impreza, outback 8 bolt valve cover tightening sequence

What is the proper torque sequence for a Subaru valve / rocker cover that has an 8 bolt pattern?
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Which fasteners need the most torque? Will just one torque wrench with a wide torque range be enough?

To service my car I'm in the market for a torque wrench. I've found an electronic torque wrench with a wide torque range from 10 – 135 Nm / 7.4 - 99.57 lb ft. This is high enough for the wheel nuts ...
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Is 96 inch pounds a lot of force?

*Quick story: I replace many parts on my 02 Ford Escape but there's still a vacuum leak. Today I spray carb cleaner on lower intake and found where the leak is coming from. I must not have put the ...
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Head bolts over torque now what?

Doing a head gasket job on a Civic D16Y7 bought a brand new torque wrench (from the hft) turns out the torque wrench was/is faulty (won't even click clamped to a vice) over torqued a couple head bolts ...
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Tightening sequence, is the pattern crucial when going from inside out?

I know the importance of tightening in a star pattern/from inside out, but there could be more than one pattern and it has me overthinking a bit. For example I’ve included two pictures with two ...
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Torque for tightening engine bolts

I've ordered Evotech Performance's engine guard (or crash bobbins as they apparently call it in the UK) for my 2020 Yamaha Tracer 700 and want to know the correct torque specification necessary to ...
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Torque setting range, set to high end?

I replaced the front struts and pads and rotors on a Hyundai Accent a couple months back. I used This Manual for the correct torque settings. I am not used to a range torque as I have worked on Chevy'...
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2007 Ford Fusion torque spec for torque strut (dogbone)

Can somebody please tell me the torque spec for torque strut mount (dogbone) 15mm bolt for 2007 Ford Fusion 2.3L ?
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One or two lugnuts will move slightly when retorquing after replacing rotors

Have a 15 Hyundai Accent, I changed all the brakes and rotors on (as well as struts and shocks). Mfg states 80 ft lbs for wheel torque. Original rims, and wheel hub are on the car. After driving the ...
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What does, "Tighten with specifed torque at curb position of vehicle" mean?

Hyundai service manual for strut assembly reverse installation states: "Tighten with specifed torque at curb position of vehicle" What is curb position? Is this the same as curb weight? I was ...
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engine mount bolt torque (Ecotec)

('07 Cobalt LS, 2.2 L) Re the passenger side engine mounts, ... The Alldata manual (AIUI, from Helm) says Tighten the engine mount to body nuts to 66 N.m (49 lb ft). Tighten the engine mount to ...
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How to read torque specs off this Nissan service diagram?

I'm replacing the exhaust manifold gasket on a Nissan Altima and cannot figure out how to interpret the service manual diagram for the torque specs. From Google research, the bolt (the green arrow is ...
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Strut Torque Specs for 2008 Toyota Camry Hybrid

Can anybody provide what the Torque specs are for the front struts on a 2008 Toyota Camry Hybrid? Google searches provide conflicting and incomplete information. Was hoping someone had a repair ...
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Is it a must that I torque down passenger side motor mount on 09 Ford Focus SE sedan?

What potential problems could occur if I tightened the passenger side motor mount by hand and didn't use a torque wrench? 09 Ford Focus SE sedan
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Torque Specs for Honda Power Steering High Pressure Fitting

I need the torque specs for connecting the high pressure power steering line to the base of the steering column in my 1998 Accord 6 cyl. This service manual lists the torque specs for the 98-01 6 ...
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Reading Torque Wrench instruction

There is an instruction on this page on how to tighten a bolt on a Chevy Sonic: http://www.csmans.com/engine_mount_bracket_installation-2169.html It says tighten to 60 Y (45 lb ft) + 45?E0° Now I ...
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How to retighten exhaust manifold nuts?

I changed my car cat converter as it was giving PO4020. After driving for 2 weeks I noticed soot mark as shown in the image above. There is no audible leak sound (tapping) at idle and when revving. ...
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Where do torque specs for a specific component come from?

I am asking about the manufacturer specific torque specs for a given year, make, model, component/part and bolt/stud (not asking about bolt grade and size standard specs). Random Example: 2003, Ford ...
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Torque Spec for Tie-Rod end to steering knuckle nut

2006 Buick Lacrosse CXL I'm replacing the outer tie rod. I have been unable to find the torque spec for tightening the castle nut which holds the tie rod end to the steering knuckle. Does anyone ...
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How does turning a single bolt 45 degrees and then another 15 degrees differ from turning it 60 degrees?

The torque specification for tightening a crank bolt in some car is Tighten bolt 95 Nm + 45° + 15° How does tightening 45 degrees and then another 15 degrees differ from tightening 60 degrees? ...
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Why did they add angles to torquing

Just watching a bearing hub replacement which required a 46 pound-feet of torque with an additional 120 degrees to get it done proper. Why did they add the angle torque addition instead of just ...
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Head bolt sequence for 4.3 liter 1995 Chevy 1500

What is the head bolt sequence for a 1995 Chevy truck 4.3 liter engine?
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How to interpret torque spec ranges?

In the work shop manuals I've seen they tend to gives torque spec ranges such as 14 to 18 ft-lbs ( water pump bolts ) or 66 to 86 ft-lbs ( wheel lug nuts ). In general, is any value in that range ...
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2008 bmw 750li e65 torque specification

torque specification front and rear, 18mm caliper bolts ? I will be replacing the brake pads and rotors on my 2008 bmw 750li e65 , bmw repair manuals (bentley publishers) do not have a publication for ...
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Honda vfr 800 vtec 2011

I have just put new risers on my Honda VFR800 and upgraded the pinch bolt for the clip on bars to tritium . Question: Do I need to use thread lock? What torque setting should I use?
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