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Old 04-30-2014, 10:00 AM   #1
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SVT Focus CV Half Shaft Passenger side questions *Torque Spec?*

Hi, me again, well, I got into my front end last Friday to change, what I thought was a bad wheel bearing, turns out the bearings were fine, my CV half shaft was bad though. Ordered a new one from rockauto, going to tackle this Friday. Just had a couple of questions about the procedure.

First, do you have to separate the knuckle from the ball joint to remove the axle? Or is there enough slack to push the axle out without removing it? Or what is the right way to go about this?

Then after pushing the axle out of the hub, there are two bolts holding up the axle, remove those and then you should be able to just pull/pry the axle out of the transmission right? And that's basically the procedure correct?

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Old 04-30-2014, 06:08 PM   #2
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Pulling the strut should give enough wiggle room without having to disturb the ball joints.

Once bearing bolts are off the axle pulls straight out, support axle while removing the last bolt & slide out rather than letting it dangle.
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Cool, thanks for the info!

Appreciate all the help I've gotten from here!

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Does anyone know the torque specs for the 2 bolts of the bracket?


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Front:

Control arm bolts -
Step 1 (inner rear nut, #1): 74 lb-ft
Step 2 (inner rear nut, #1): Tighten an additional 60 degrees
Step 3 (outer rear nut, #2): 89 lb-ft
Step 4 (front bolt, #3): 89 lb-ft
Step 5 (front bolt, #3): Tighten an additional 90 degrees
Step 6 (front bolt, #3): Check front bolt torque is 125-170 ft-lb

Sway bar link - 37 lb-ft
Sway bar clamp bolt -
Step 1: 37 lb-ft
Step 2: 52 lb-ft
Ball joint to steering knuckle - 37 lb-ft
Strut plate to chassis bolts (3) - 18 lb-ft
Strut main nut (1) - 35 lb-ft
Strut to spindle bolt - 66 lb-ft


Rear:

Upper shock nut (sedan, hatch) - 13 lb-ft
Upper shock nut (wagon) - 85 lb-ft
Lower shock bolt - 66 lb-ft
Upper control arm (inner) - 76-85 lb-ft
Upper control arm (outer, cam adjustment bolt) - 55 lb-ft
Spindle/hub retaining bolt - 49 lb-ft
Trailing arm pivot bracket bolts - 85 lb-ft
Lower control arm (inside) - 111 lb-ft
Sway bar end links - 11-15 lb-ft
Sway bar clamps - 35 lb-ft
Rear spindle nut 174 lb-ft


Steering:

Tie-rod end locknut - 46 lb-ft
Tie-rod balljoint to steering knuckle - 35 lb-ft

Axle nut 234 ft-lb
Hose clamps 35 inch lbs.
Intake manifold studs 44 inch lbs.
Intake manifold bolts and nuts 13 ft. lbs.
EGR tube assembly to EGR valve 30 ft. lbs.
EGR pipe to ignition coil bracket 53 inch lbs.
EGR tube assembly to catalyst 30 ft. lbs.
Heat shield to exhaust manifold 89 inch lbs.
Exhaust manifold studs 44 inch lbs.
Exhaust manifold nuts 12 ft. lbs.
Catalytic converter to exhaust manifold 35 ft. lbs.
Catalytic converter to exhaust 35 ft. lbs.
Right-hand driveshaft center bearing 18 ft. lbs.
Alternator to bracket 18 ft. lbs.
Alternator bracket to upper cylinder block bolts 18 ft. lbs.
Alternator bracket to lower cylinder block bolts 48 ft. lbs.
Transmission flange bolts 35 ft. lbs.
Starter motor to transmission 26 ft. lbs.
Oil drain plug, MTX transmission 33 ft. lbs.
Oil control plug, MTX transmission 33 ft. lbs.
Flywheel bolts 83 ft. lbs.
Clutch pressure plate 21 ft. lbs.
Engine roll restrictor to transmission 35 ft. lbs.
Engine roll restrictor to subframe 35 ft. lbs.
Engine rear mount to body 35 ft. lbs.
Engine rear mount (nut on transmission mounting bracket) 98 ft. lbs.
Engine front mount to engine 59 ft. lbs.
Engine front mount to body 35 ft. lbs.
Power steering pump to bracket 18 ft. lbs.
Power steering pump bracket 35 ft. lbs.




Cylinder head bolts

Stage 1: 20 Nm
Stage 2: 40 Nm
Stage 3: 90 degrees

Camshaft bearing cap bolts

Stage 1: 10 Nm
Stage 2: 19 Nm

Cylinder head cover

Stage 1: 2 Nm - 18 in lbs
Stage 2: 7.8 Nm 69 in lbs

Spark plugs 11 ft. lbs.
Timing belt tensioner 18 ft. lbs.
Camshaft timing belt pulleys 50 ft. lbs.
Upper timing belt cover 89 inch lbs.
Ignition coil (El) bracket to cylinder head 15 ft. lbs.
Thermostat housing 15 ft. lbs.
Fuel rail 89 inch lbs.
Engine rear lifting eye 12 ft. lbs.
Engine rear lifting eye studs 53 inch lbs.
Engine front lifting eye 35 ft. lbs.
Engine oil drain plug 18 ft. lbs.
Oil pressure switch 20 ft. lbs.
Cylinder block oil gallery blanking plugs 17 ft. lbs.
Heater pipe bracket to oil pan 89 inch lbs.

Oil pan to lower crankcase

Stage 1: 6 Nm
Stage 2: 10 Nm

Lower crankcase to cylinder block 16 ft. lbs.
Oil pump 8 ft. lbs.
Oil intake pipe to oil pump 89 inch lbs.

Main bearing bolts

Stage 1: 25 Nm
Stage 2: 60 degrees


Connecting rod bearing cap bolts

Stage 1: 35 Nm
Stage 2: 90 degrees

Coolant pump 13 ft. lbs. (156 in lbs)
Crankshaft rear oil seal carrier 15 ft. lbs.
Drive belt idler pulley 30 ft. lbs.
Crankcase ventilation pipe bracket 17 ft. lbs.
Crankcase ventilation 89 inch lbs.
Coolant pump pulley 18 ft. lbs.
Crankshaft belt pulley 85 ft. lbs.
Crankshaft position sensor bracket 15 ft. lbs.
Crankshaft position sensor to bracket 71 inch lbs.
Idler pulley 17 ft. lbs.
Knock sensor 15 ft. lbs.
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