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#1 Old 12-26-2006, 11:47 AM
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spark plug torque specs

I'm changing the plugs in my 01 4.7 durango today, what should I torque the plugs at, I don't want to strip them out. thanks

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30 ft/lbs out of the FSM

But I wouldn't go more than 20... plus I've never used a torque wrench for it, I just do it by feel.

Don't forget the anti-seize compound.

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30 ft/lbs out of the FSM

But I wouldn't go more than 20... plus I've never used a torque wrench for it, I just do it by feel.

Don't forget the anti-seize compound.
What he said.

I do them by feel, but what is anti-seize compound?

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What he said.

I do them by feel, but what is anti-seize compound?
you apply it to the threads to make it easier to remove the plugs next time so the threads won't seize up in the heads.

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Well I guess that makes sense. I'd just never heard of it before. I wonder if the mechs at the dealer use that stuff?

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