Axle Nut/ Lug Nut Tightening Specifications
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TECHNICAL BULLETIN # 294
SUBJECT: Axle and lug nut
APPLICATION: Service information
AXLE AND LUG NUT SERVICE INFORMATION
It is critical to tighten the axle and lug nuts to factory specifications.
WARNING If the factory tightening specifications are not followed, bearing life will be shortened or mechanical loads will not be spread evenly.
Note Some vehicles use torque-to-yield bolts. These bolts should be tightened an additional amount beyond the listed torque specification. The extra amount is listed in degrees.
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