What if someone over torques the head bolts on a 1994 Ford Escort 1.9 literwhat if the center bolt are 80 pounds and the next outer 2 rows are 50lbs and the 4 outside bolts are 80 lbs

Asked by Nov 18, 2014 at 12:46 AM about the 1994 Ford Escort 4 Dr LX Wagon

Question type: General

When I checked them I backed the 6
boltts that were over torqued to 74 lbs
then the other for I torqued them to 74
lbs

2 Answers

22,250

You can damage the head and block. Why are you taking the head bolts off? If the bolts where that far over torqued I would send the head out to make sure it's not warped, cracked or damaged.

22,250

Use new head bolts when putting it back together and torque them in the right order and foot pounds.

Your Answer

Ford Escort Experts

  • #1
    Tom Demyan
    Reputation
    1,090
  • #2
    dandyoun
    Reputation
    900
  • #3
    tennisshoes
    Reputation
    440
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Ford Mustang
270 Great Deals out of 37,082 listings starting at $2,150
Used Honda Civic
333 Great Deals out of 52,980 listings starting at $1,200
Used Ford Fiesta
87 Great Deals out of 17,471 listings starting at $2,500
Used Ford Taurus
186 Great Deals out of 15,917 listings starting at $981
Used Ford F-150
2,344 Great Deals out of 215,477 listings starting at $1,300
Used Ford Explorer
801 Great Deals out of 64,315 listings starting at $1,000
Used Ford Ranger
116 Great Deals out of 4,571 listings starting at $1,895
Used Chevrolet Camaro
224 Great Deals out of 28,922 listings starting at $3,900
Used Jeep Wrangler
250 Great Deals out of 19,077 listings starting at $2,500
Used Toyota Corolla
571 Great Deals out of 66,738 listings starting at $1,449

Used Cars For Sale

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.