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Cummins 5.9L Diesel Engine Oil Pan Bolt Torque Specs

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The Cummins 5.9 liter engine had 8 cylinders. The Cummins 5.9 liter engine is also known as the Cummins L1 230 horsepower engine. It was featured on the Dodge Ram from 1998 to 2003. The engine is a part of the Cummins B-series of diesel and industrial piston engines. The engine was available with the five-speed manual, five-speed automatic and four-speed automatic transmissions.

Oil Torque Specs

The bolts connecting the oil pan to the engine block had 15 ft. lbs of torque. The bolts connecting the oil pump to the engine block had 35 ft. lbs of torque, while the bolts connecting the oil pump cover to the oil pump had 10 ft. lbs of torque.