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Matt, Mechanical Engineer
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Experience:  BEng hons Mech engineering, in auto industry 22 years
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I would be grateful for your comments. I am changining the

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I would be grateful for your comments.
I am changining the valve cover gasket on a 1989 \300sl mercedes.
1. What torque reference should the bolts be tightened to.
2. Is there any sequence in tightening the bolts.
Manny thans
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Mercedes
Expert:  Matt replied 1 year ago.

Hello John

the cam cover bolts are tightened to 9Nm and there's no tightening sequence, but its good practice to tighten the bolts running across the cover - so run from corner to corner to draw the cover down evenly

Expert:  Matt replied 1 year ago.


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