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what is the torque specs on a 2012 1.4 valve cover i’ve seen 71 inch pounds and stripped two of the bolt holes when tightening it down
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what is the torque specs on a 2012 1.4 valve cover i’ve seen 71 inch pounds and stripped two of the bolt holes when tightening it down
You might have oil at the bottom of the bolt hole, so when your trying to tighten it, it’s actually not tightening bc oil doesn’t compress, stripping your bolt.
Take some compressed air to the hole before screwing anything in to get the oil out.
 
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