What is the torque spec for caliper bolts?

Over torquing the caliper guide pin bolts: Caliper guide pin bolts typically need a 13mm wrench to remove. It is a rookie mistake to go nuts on these bolts and break the heads off. Typically these bolts require only 25- to 35-ft/lbs of torque. Be gentle!

What is the torque on a brake caliper?

Registered. The front brake caliper bracket should be tightened to 70 ft/lbs and the rear should tightened 85 ft/lbs. The caliper bolts have a torque spec of 44 ft/lbs and 23 ft/lbs in the rear.

Do you need to torque caliper bolts?

Do you need to torque caliper bolts? The only bolts that you need to be careful about are the caliper bracket bolts and they just need to be tight. Torque wrenches may seem like a luxury you don’t need, but they are actually used for a very specific, very important reason.

How tight should caliper bolts be?

Because caliper bolts MUST stay on, they need a LOT of torque. AutoZone, for example, recommends 113 pound feet of torque. To put that number in perspective, the average person can, according to NASA, apply about 15 pound feet with a bare hand.

Do I need to put Loctite on caliper bolts?

The repair manual says “Apply a high temperature thread locker (Loctite 272® or equivalent) to the caliper support bracket fasteners. If Loctite 272® (or equivalent) is not available, new caliper support bracket fasteners must be used.”

Should you use Loctite on brake caliper bolts?

The repair manual says “Apply a high temperature thread locker (Loctite 272® or equivalent) to the caliper support bracket fasteners. If Loctite 272® (or equivalent) is not available, new caliper support bracket fasteners must be used.”

Do I need a torque wrench for caliper bolts?

You don’t really need a torque wrench if your just doing brakes. The only bolts that you need to be careful about are the caliper bracket bolts and they just need to be tight. The front brake caliper bracket’s mounting bolts need to be torqued to 80 lb ft.

Can I use anti seize on caliper bolts?

Registered. Anti seize is no good for slide pins, it tends to solidify and not do its job very well for what it needs to to. I use a dab of blue loctite on the bracket bolts and a leave the caliper bolt threads dry. Never had an issue with those seizing, even in PA.

Is loctite 242 permanent?

Sets in 10 minutes, cures in 24 hours….STEP 4:

Threadlocker Blue 242 Threadlocker Red 271
Removable
Permanent

Can I use an impact to tighten lug nuts?

Do not use the impact to tighten the lug nuts, though. It is very easy to over torque them. Use a ratchet and finish up with a torque wrench for accuracy.

Should I use threadlocker on caliper bolts?

Is Green Loctite stronger than red?

Can I use red Loctite instead of green Loctite? Green is stronger; red might give way in a high stress area.

How big is the torque socket on a Jeep Liberty?

Steering Edit Socket Size Torque Spec Rack & Pinion Frame Mount 24mm 120 lbs-ft Rack & Pinion Intermediate Shaft Bolt –mm 36 lbs-ft Power Steering Pressure Line –mm 300 lbs-ft Power Steering Return Line –mm 25 lbs-ft

How big is the spark plug on a Jeep Liberty?

Engine Edit Socket Size Torque Spec Engine Skid 15mm Deep Socket 45 lbs-ft Ignition Coil Mounting Nut 10mm 6 lbs-ft Spark Plugs 5/8″ Spark Plug Socket 20 lbs-ft Tensioner Pulley 15mm 30 lbs-ft

What are the torque specs for a Jeep Commander?

Max. Variation Between Cylinders Max. Allowable Stem-to-Guide Clearance (Rocking Method) * CAUTION: If pressure is zero at curb idle, DO NOT run engine at 3000 rpm. Did you find the recommended reading relevant to this discussion?