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2003 Mazda Protege5 Base 5dr Wagon Auto

2003 Mazda Protege5
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Front Wheel Drive, 5 Door Wagon, Compact
25 mpg city / 30 mpg hwy
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November 11, 2012, 5:48 am

Rob D
 

Question: What are torque specs for Connecting Rod Journals and Crank Journals?

2.0 Litre 4 Sport Suspension

VINJM1BJ245231130836

Thanks!


November 22, 2012, 1:13 pm

Tyler O
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Both fasteners are torque to yeild stretch bolt type. Usually they need to be replaced.

Lightly oil the threads of the bolts, Make sure threads are clean etc.

Con rod: 16.3-19.8 ft lbs + 90 degrees

Crank bearing caps: 12.7 - 16.2 ft lbs + 90 degrees


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November 25, 2012, 1:06 am

Rob D
 

Thank you...

Will need to go to Mazda for these bolts though $$$$!


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