Service Manual Wrong? Correct Torque for 2005 3.7L Water Pump Bolts - Jeep Garage - Jeep Forum

Go Back   Jeep Garage - Jeep Forum > Jeep Platform Discussion > Grand Cherokee - WK > Technical Tips/DIY/How-To

Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 12-07-2015, 08:32 AM
Join Date: Sep 2011
Posts: 9
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 2134
jmolli is on a distinguished road
Service Manual Wrong? Correct Torque for 2005 3.7L Water Pump Bolts

I have the Service Manual for my 2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee (WK). On page 7-15, which is a page of specs, it shows the water pump bolt torque to be 17 ft-lbs. Yet on page 7-62, in the water pump "Installation" procedure, it says to torque the water pump bolts to 40 ft-lbs. Quite a difference.

I don't want to crush the water pump gasket if it should be 17 ft-lbs and I don't want leaks, if it should be 40 ft-lbs.

Can anyone settle this, obviously they have an editing mistake in the 2005 Service manual. I would love to hear from someone that has a service manual for another model (near the 2005 model year) that has the same 3.7L engine.

I had to put it together and went with the 17 ft-lbs. I figured it wouldn't be good to torque to 40 ft-lbs and then back off to 17 ft-lbs if 17 is the correct number. No leaks in my first heat up cycle after installation.

Thanks in advance for your help.


Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Grand cherokee tow bar torque bolts fwdjeep Diesel Powered 2012+ Export Grand Cherokee 2 01-07-2015 10:26 PM
Brake, caliper bolts and slide pin torque settings S400SPY Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 1 12-17-2014 11:05 AM
Is it important to torque bolts to spec? - A dealer Experience Gerrrr Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 4 07-05-2013 08:14 AM
Torque specs for throttle body bolts?? BaD_aLTiTuDe Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 1 04-10-2013 06:44 PM
PS Pump, Water pump,or something else? jmc2004 Troubleshooting/Problems 1 03-26-2013 08:08 PM

» Premium Vendor Showcase
Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:29 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Copyright 2012 - JeepGarage.Org
The Jeep Grand Cherokee Owners Community is in no way associated with or endorsed by FCA US LLC. Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Ram, Mopar and SRT are registered trademarks of FCA US LLC.