Spark Plug Torque
pjrose at frontiernet.net
Mon Nov 24 09:23:29 EST 2003
At 7:45 AM -0500 11/24/03, Eric_R_Kissell at whirlpool.com wrote:
>I changed the spark plugs in the 1991 200q 20v yesterday. Bentley showed a
>tightening torque for spark plugs at 22 ft-lb. This seems too high to me.
>Can anyone confirm that 22 ft-lbs is correct for these spark plugs and that
>it will not lead to stripping of the threads?
That is the torque value I've been using, and never a problem with
stripping. In fact, after being tightened to that torque, the plugs
will tend to loosen up quite a bit (frighteningly loose, sometimes)
after a while.
Phil Rose Rochester, NY USA
'91 200q (140K, Lago blue)
'91 200q (64K, Tornado red) mailto:pjrose at frontiernet.net
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