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'04 XC 70 Lower Control Arm Bolts --Torque Specs.

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'04 XC 70 Lower Control Arm Bolts --Torque Specs.

Post by E Showell » Thu Feb 28, 2019 5:47 am

Anybody have access to lower control arm bolt(front) torque specs for an '04 XC 70? Hope to do the job tomorrow. Thanks.


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Re: '04 XC 70 Lower Control Arm Bolts --Torque Specs.

Post by chrism » Thu Feb 28, 2019 7:57 am

The write-up I read says these are one-time torque to yield fasteners that should be replaced with new. 65 Nm + 90 degrees for the front bolt and 105 Nm + 90 degrees for the rear bolt/nut.

Scroll to nearly the end of this document:

http://www.v70xc.com/0/resources/how-to ... shings.pdf

I wonder how many people actually replace with new. I didn't ;(



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Re: '04 XC 70 Lower Control Arm Bolts --Torque Specs.

Post by E Showell » Thu Feb 28, 2019 11:21 am

Thanks Chris


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Re: '04 XC 70 Lower Control Arm Bolts --Torque Specs.

Post by BlackBart » Fri Mar 01, 2019 3:33 pm

chrism wrote:
Thu Feb 28, 2019 7:57 am
Scroll to nearly the end of this document:
Valuable info.

Is it necessary to lift the engine out of the mount? Or is this the complicated factory technique?


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Re: '04 XC 70 Lower Control Arm Bolts --Torque Specs.

Post by Antoine240bk » Fri Mar 01, 2019 4:31 pm

I did this job with new fasteners. You don't need to lift the engine from the mounts or drop the subframe to access the front bolts, as the space is tight i did use an 15mm offset combination spanner it worked great but you won't be able to torque the fasteners to spec that way.


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Re: '04 XC 70 Lower Control Arm Bolts --Torque Specs.

Post by chrism » Mon Mar 04, 2019 11:50 am

As I recall when I did this on my V70 (it was several years ago) I was able use to my floor jack and a block of wood under the oil pan and just lifted the engine a TINY bit - like whatever I thought the rubber motor mounts would allow - and that gave me enough room to get after the bolts.



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