Having problems with your Mitsubishi Lancer ?

I changed the heads on a lancer changed the seals and its still leaking oil it looks like its coming from the heas could my torque be wrong? I torqued them to 74#

Posted / edited by AnonymousUser on : 22-04-2019

Answers :

This engine uses stretch bolts that need to be replaced on reassembly. The specs for te head tightening are 74 N.m (54 ft lb )
\015\012Then your suppose the loosen them all up and retorque to 15ft lb.
\015\012Then one final turn 90 degrees on each. In the sequence you stated.
\015\012This is normal for stretch bolts. They get tightened in 3 stages.
\012yes it can be due to faulty torque settings.very much possible.\012Oil pump
Oil spray jet bolt
25 N·m
Oil pump sprocket bolt
20 N·m → +90°
Oil drain plug
30 N·m
Oil sump bolts
15 N·m
Baffle plate bolts
15 N·m
Suction line bolts
15 N·m
Chain tensioner with tensioning rail bolt
15 N·m
Sealing flange bolt
15 N·m

Oil filter bracket
Bracket bolt
10 N·m
25 N·m
Sealing cap
25 N·m
Oil pressure switch
22 N·m
Oil supply line
22 N·m
30 N·m.
\01222 1/8 to be exact.
\015\012\015\012Thanks. Keep updated for any more query. You can rate this\015\012solution and show your appreciation.
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