Posted on: February 28, 1968

NUMBER: 68-3
DATE: 2-28-68
GROUP: Engine
SUBGROUP: Cylinder Head

MODELS: Alpine, Imp, Minx, and Arrow
SUBJECT: Cylinder Head Bolt Tightness

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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