GROUP: Engine
SUBGROUP: Cylinder Head
DATE: 2-28-68

SUBJECT: Cylinder Head Bolt Tightness

MODELS: Alpine, Imp, Minx, and Arrow

Effective immediately, the cylinder head bolt torque loading figure has been reduced from 48 ft. lbs. to 45 ft. lbs.

Please correct the appropriate Service Manuals.

NOTE: Check tightness of bolts:

  1. Cast Iron Head – HOT
  2. Aluminum Head – COLD

J. J. Rivers
Manager – Service & Parts

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