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head gasket bolt torque and angle settings help!!!

Discussion in 'Engine, Gearbox, Exhausts & Running Gear' started by spsimon, Jun 3, 2011.

  1. spsimon

    spsimon

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    im replacing the headgasket on my 1.2 8v y reg clio tommorow and in deperate need for the tightening sequence , please help!!
     
  2. MicKPM

    MicKPM ClioSport Trader

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    Sequence:

    8 - 4 - 1 - 5 - 9
    7 - 3 - 2 - 6 - 10

    All down 20Nm
    90 degrees (+/- 6 degrees)

    Wait 3 - 5 mins

    Slacken bolts 1 & 2 then retighten 20Nm then a further 200 degrees (+/- 6)
    Slacken 3, 4, 5 and 6 then retighten 20Nm then a further 200 degrees (+/- 6)
    Slacken 7, 8, 9 and 10 then retighten 20Nm then a further 200 degrees (+/- 6)
     
  3. spsimon

    spsimon

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    thank you very much!!!
     
  4. sharrod6860

    sharrod6860

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    2000 clio 1.4 sport
    I have a 2000 clio 1.4 8v and the head gasket needs replacing. I just need to know if i need new head bolts or could i get away with the ones already in it?
    Thanks in advance
     
  5. Oscar88

    Oscar88 ClioSport Club Member

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    renault specified new head bolts in dialogys, yes :smile:
     

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