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fly weel screws wrench and torque question?

Discussion in 'Stock 2002 - 2005 Explorers' started by balston, November 29, 2012.

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    1. balston

      balston New Member

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      Hi guys i need to know which wrench type and size i need to remove the flyweel on my ford explorer 2003 4L xls...Also i need to know about how manyt torque does the bolts need.
       
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      This is what the Haynes Manual says for the V-6 enigine on torque for the Flywheel/Driveplate. This is the way it is written in the Haynes manual:

      Flywheel bolts:
      Step 1: 120 inch lbs
      Step 2: 52 ft lbs

      Driveplate Bolts:
      Step 1: 115 inch lbs
      Step 2: 37 ft Lbs
      Step 3: Tighten an additional 90 degrees

      If you aren't sure about what you are doing down there, I would suggest you get a Haynes manual for your vehicle (around $25), because there appears to be a Flywheel bolt tightening sequence you need to follow and you need to make markings on the flywheel/driveplate and crankshaft, to ensure proper alignment during reinstallation. Can't help you on the wrench part of your question. Good luck! BTW, my Haynes Manual states it is for 2002-2010 Explorers or Mountaineers, the manual doesn't specify if it for "Explorer Sports" like yours and I do not know if the specs I gave you from it are the same for your vehicle. You might want to check into that before you do anything.
       
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      Thank you for your help i will check on a manual ...
       

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