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GENERAL TORQUE SPECS AND ENGINE PROCEEDURES FOR
HONDA D-SERIES (1.6L,1.5L)

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Bore................2.95" (75mm)

Stroke.............3.54" (90mm)

Deck Height.....8.347"
Rod Length......
5.394"

_______Compression_____HP____________TQ
D16A6.......
9 to 1...........108@6000.......100@5000
D16Z6.......
9.2 to 1........125@6600.......106@5200
D16Y8.......
9.6 to 1........127@6600.......107@5500 

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ENGINE BLOCK TORQUE SPECS 
Connecting Rod Nut........23ft lbs
Crankshaft Pulley Bolt.....119ft lbs (D16A6).....134ft lbs (D16Z6)

Timing Belt Adjuster Bolt.....33ft lbs
Main Bearing Cap Bolt........47ft lbs (D16A6)......Step 1...18ft lbs (D16Z6 and Y8)

Step 2...38ft lbs (D16Z6 and Y8)
Crank (vibration) damper bolt...................
119ft lbs
Oil Pan bolts............................................9ft lbs

Oil pick up tube bolts...............................17ft lbs
Oil Pump to engine block bolts/nuts..........9ft lbs
Oil Pump Screen bolts..............................8ft lbs
Oil pump cover Screws.............................5ft lbs
Oil filter Housing Bolts..............................9ft lbs
Water pump pulley bolts...........................9ft lbs
Thermostat housing bolts.........................9ft lbs
Water pump attaching bolts......................9ft lbs

 

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MAIN BEARING CAP BOLTS
Separate caps and bridge..........................48ft lbs
One piece cap assembly............................33ft lbs

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FUEL INJECTION SERVICE BOLTS

88-90.......................................................9ft lbs

91+........................................................11ft lbs
Throttle Body nuts...................................16ft lbs
Fuel Rail nut..............................................9ft lbs


OTHER TORQUE SPECS
Wheel Lug Nuts...................................80ft lbs

Banjo Bolt...........................................16ft lbs
Service Bolt.........................................9ft lbs
Clamp Bolt..........................................9ft lbs
Brake line to caliper banjo bolts (front/Rear)...25ft lbs
Brake Booster mounting nuts.......................9ft lbs

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CYLINDER HEAD, VALVE COVER AND ACCESSORIES SPECS

CIVIC 92-00 D15/D16 ENGINES

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CYLINDER HEAD BOLTS FOR D16A6 
 

TORQUE ORDER                    REMOVAL ORDER  

     10,4,2,6,8    <<<Intake>>>       1,7,9,5,3 

      7,5,1,3,9     <<<Exhaust>>>    4,6,10,8,2

 

step 1.......22ft lbs 
step 2.......48ft lbs 
Cylinder Head Bolts for (D16Z6)
Step 1....22ft lbs
Step 2....53ft lbs

 

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CYLINDER HEAD BOLTS FOR D16Y8

 

TORQUE ORDER                    REMOVAL ORDER  

     10,4,2,6,8    <<<Intake>>>       1,7,9,5,3 

      7,5,1,3,9     <<<Exhaust>>>    4,6,10,8,2

 

step 1 (bolts 1-10)....15ft lbs
step 2 (bolts 1-10)....36ft lbs
step 3 (bolts 1-10)....49ft lbs
step 4 (bolts 1-2)......49ft lbs

 

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CYLINDER HEAD BOLTS...All D ARP STUDS

 

TORQUE ORDER                    REMOVAL ORDER  

     10,4,2,6,8    <<<Intake>>>       1,7,9,5,3 

      7,5,1,3,9     <<<Exhaust>>>    4,6,10,8,2

 

Step 1......15ft lbs
Step 2......30ft lbs
Step 3......62ft lbs

 

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CYLINDER HEAD
Cylinder Head Bolt Thread Size and Pitch.....10mm x 1.25mm
Distributor Mount Bolt....17-18ft lbs
Intake Manifold to Cylinder Head Nut..16ft lbs

ROCKER ARM..D16A6
End Rocker Arm Shaft Cap..9ft lbs
All Others and all D16Z and Y8s..........16ft lbs
Throttle Body Nut.......14-16ft lbs
Camshaft Holder 8mm Bolts.....14-15ft lbs
Camshaft Holder 6mm Bolts.....104 inch lbs
Camshaft Pulley Bolt.......27ft lbs
AEM Cam Gear Adjustment Bolts (3 of them)....15ft lbs..apply Loctite "red" to the three retaining bolts.
Valve Adjustment Nut....
10ft lbs (D16A6)....14-15ft lbs (D16Z6 and Y8)

Valve cover Bolts...................................7ft lbs

 

VALVE COVER TORQUE PATTERN

 

5                 1                4    (Intake side of valve cover)

 

_____3_________   2______ (Exhaust side of valve cover)

 

Spark Plugs..........................................13ft lbs
Cam Gear Bolt......................................27ft lbs
Cam Cover Crown Bolts............................7ft lbs
Cylinder Head Studs....................1st step..22ft lbs...2nd..49ft lbs
Exhaust Header Nuts to Cylinder Head.................22ft lbs
Exhaust Header To Down Pipe Nuts......................33ft lbs
Intake Manifold Nuts..............................16ft lbs

CYLINDER HEAD SPECS

Valve Sizes D16A6 Intake......29mm Exhaust....25mm

D16Z6 and Y8 Intake...30mm Exhaust....26mm

VALVE CLEARANCE
Stock D16A6,D16Z6 and D16Y8 Cams
Intake.....007-.009" (.17-.22mm)
Exhaust...009-.011" (.22-.27mm)

HEAD CHAMBER VOLUME
D16A6......................38cc
D16Z6 and D16Y7.....34.6cc
D16Y8......................32.8cc

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THROTTLE BODY SIZES
D16A6..... 55mm 
D16Z6......56mm
D16Y7......56mm
D16Y8..... 56mm

ENGINE BLOCK AND ACCESSORIES SPECS

CIVIC 92-00 D15/D16 ENGINES

ENGINE AND TRANSMISSION MOUNT SPECS

CIVIC 92-00 D15/D16 ENGINES

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SHIFT LINKAGE EXTENSION ROD TO TRANSMISSION BOLT (8x1.25mm) 
16ft-lbs (192in-lbs) (all D series)   

 

DRIVER SIDE BRACKET TO ENGINE BLOCK (x2) 
40ft-lbs (480in-lbs) (all D series) 

DRIVERS SIDE BRACKET STUD & NUT (x2)
54ft-lbs (648in-lbs) (all D series) 

DRIVER SIDE ENGINE TO CHASSIS MOUNT TOP NUT (x1)
40ft-lbs (480in-lbs) (all D series)

 

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DRIVER SIDE ENGINE MOUNT TO CHASIS BOLTS (x3) 
33ft-lbs (396in-lbs) (10 x 1.25mm all D series)

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PASSENGER TRANSMISSION MOUNT TO CHASSIS BOLTS (x3) 
47ft-lbs (564in-lbs) (12 x 1.25mm all D series)

 

TRANSMISSION TOP BRACKET TO TRANSMISSION BOLTS/NUT (x3)

47ft-lbs (564in-lbs) (2 Nuts 12 x 1.25mm all D series)

47ft-lbs (564in-lbs) (1 Bolt 12 x 1.25mm all D series) 

 

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TRANSMISSION FRONT MOUNT TO TRANSMISSION BOLTS (x3) 
47ft-lbs (564in-lbs) (12 x 1.25mm all D series) 

MAIN LONG BOLT THROUGH TRANSMISSION CHASIS MOUNT
54ft-lbs (480in-lbs) (1 Bolt 12 x 1.25mm all D series)

 

REAR ENGINE MOUNT TO CHASSIS BOLTS (x3) 

47ft-lbs (564in-lbs) (10 x 1.25mm all D series)  

 

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REAR ENGINE T-BRACKET TRANSMISSION BOLTS (x2)
43ft-lbs (516in-lbs) (1 Bolt 12 x 1.25mm all D series)

61ft-lbs (732in-lbs) (1 Bolt 14 x 1.5mm all D series)

 

BOTTOM TRANSMISSION HOUSING BOLTS (x2)

47ft-lbs (564in-lbs) (12 x 1.25mm all D series)

REAR ENGINE BRACKET TO MOUNT BOLT 
54ft-lbs (480in-lbs) (12 x 1.25mm all D series)

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REAR MOUNT TO REAR SUBFRAME BOLTS/NUT (x3) 
47ft-lbs (564in-lbs) (2 Bolts 12 x 1.25mm all D series)

47ft-lbs (564in-lbs) (1 Nut 12 x 1.25mm all D series)

DRIVETRAIN AND TRANSMISSION SPECS

CIVIC 92-00 D15/D16 ENGINES

TRANSMISSION TORQUE SPECS

A/T Tranny Drain plug.........................29ft lbs
M/T Tranny Drain plug........................33ft lbs
M/T
Tranny Fill plug............................29ft lbs


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MANUAL TRANSMISSION
Counter shaft lock nuts..............................65ft lbs
End cover bolts.........................................9ft lbs
Selector arm holder bolts...........................9ft lbs
Tranny case to Flywheel housing...............20ft lbs
Tranny to engine bolts
4 speed.................................................
33ft lbs
5 speed.................................................50ft lbs
Clutch pressure plate bolts......................19ft lbs

CLUTCH PRESSURE PLATE TORQUE PATTERN

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_____6___3 

_____4___

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Release fork bolts...................................22ft lbs
Drive axle/hub nuts..............................134ft lbs
Drive Plate bolts for A/T.........................54ft lbs
Flywheel Bolts M/T.................................76ft lbs
Flywheel Bolt ARP..................................87ft lbs
   

FLYWHEEL TORQUE PATTERN

   _____1 

_____6___

___4_______

_____7___5 

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Master Cylinder Mounting nuts................11ft lbs

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SPEED SENSOR TO TRANSMISSION BOLT 
9ft-lbs (108in-lbs) 

ADDITIONAL PROCEEDURES

CIVIC 92-00 D15/D16 ENGINES

ENGINE OIL AND TRANSMISSION FLUID FILL PROCEEDURES

HONDA CIVIC 96-00 D16 

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ENGINE OIL FILL CAPACITY

D16Y7: (3.8 US qt, 3.2 Imp qt) (At oil change *including filter)

D16Y7: (3.5 US qt, 2.9 Imp qt) (At oil change *without filter)

D16Y5/Y8: (3.5 US qt, 2.9 Imp qt) (At oil change *including filter)

D16Y5/Y8: (3.2 US qt, 2.6 Imp qt) (At oil change *without filter)

D16Y5/Y8: (3.9 US qt, 3.3 Imp qt) (After overhaul)

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MANUAL TRANSMISSION OIL FILL CAPACITY

D16Y5/Y7/Y8: (1.9 US qt, 1.6 Imp qt) (At oil change) 

D16Y5/Y7/Y8 (2.0 US qt, 1.7 Imp qt) (At overhaul)

Rule of thumb:*With vehicle level and filler bolt removed, fill until Honda MTF drips out of top side filler bolt hole.

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