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post #1 of 3 Old 12-01-2012, 11:28 AM Thread Starter
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Cam bearing cap bolts - torque dry?

Hi everyone, I'm a new member and this is my 1st post. I've just replaced the valve stem seals in my 07 PT Cruiser (2.4L w/turbo), and I'm about to bolt down the camshafts. My question is this: Should those cam bearing cap bolts be torqued dry, with anti-sieze, oil, or some other lubricant? Thanks for the help!
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Re: Cam bearing cap bolts - torque dry?

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Hi everyone, I'm a new member and this is my 1st post. I've just replaced the valve stem seals in my 07 PT Cruiser (2.4L w/turbo), and I'm about to bolt down the camshafts. My question is this: Should those cam bearing cap bolts be torqued dry, with anti-sieze, oil, or some other lubricant? Thanks for the help!
what what on the bolt when you took it apart ?
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post #3 of 3 Old 12-02-2012, 07:23 AM Thread Starter
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Re: Cam bearing cap bolts - torque dry?

That's a good question. When I cleaned those bolts up, they did seem to have threadlocker on them. Thanks!
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