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This page contains some useful correct torque settings for bolts/nuts. All figures are in Nm.

It is not complete and is subject to change. Last update 15/05/2012.


Engine
    Description        Value
Sump Plug30
Oil Filter20
Spark Plugs30
Lambda probe50
Valve Cover bolts10
Crank bolt with spanner for vib. damper 2079350
Crank bolt without spanner for vib. damper 2079450
Cylinder head bolts Stage 1
Stage 2
Stage 3
40
60
half turn (180 degrees)
Thermostat housing bolts10
Exhaust manifold nuts (to head)25
Exhaust downpipe to turbo30
Exhaust downpipe to corrugated pipe25
Exhaust downpipe to catalyst25
Power Steering bracket bolts20
Alternator bolts45

Brakes / Suspension / Running Gear
    Description        Value
Road Wheel bolt110
Driveshaft bolt outer M16
                                M14
200 + 90 degrees
120 + 90 degrees
Driveshaft bolt inner M8
                                M10
45
80
Guide pin bolt35
Pad carrier bolts (front)125
Pad carrier bolts (rear)
                ribbed bolts
60
80
Ball joint Pinch bolt/nut50
Ball joint nuts (with washer)
              ribbed nuts
65
85
Subframe bolts - frontM10: 35 Nm + 90 degrees
M12: 70 Nm + 90 degrees
Subframe bolts - rear Coupe: 35 Nm + 90 degrees
Saloon / avant : 110 Nm + 90 degrees
Wishbone bush nuts - front40 + 180 degrees
Anti roll bar drop link nut40
Top strut mount slotted nut50
Top strut mount outer nut60
Strut insert cap nut - front 220
Tie Rod to strut nut30
Wheel bearing to strut nut/bolt110 + 90 degrees