3.6L (VVT) Engine Mechanical Specifications

Application Specification
Metric English
General
  • Engine Type
V-6
  • Displacement
3.6 Liter 217 cu in
  • RPO
LY7
  • VIN
7
  • Bore
94 mm 3.7008 in
  • Stroke
85.6 mm 3.37 in
  • Compression Ratio
10.2:1
  • Cranking RPM - at 40 C (104F)
80 RPM
  • Idle Speed
600 A/C Off - 700 A/C On
  • Firing Order
1-2-3-4-5-6
  • Spark Plug Gap
1.1 mm 0.0433 in
Block
  • Crankshaft Main Bearing Bore Diameter
72.867-72.881 mm 2.8688-2.8693 in
  • Cylinder Bore Diameter
93.992-94.008 mm 3.7005-3.7011 in
  • Cylinder Bore Out-of-Round - Production Max.
0.013 mm 0.0005 in
Camshaft
  • Camshaft Bearing Inside Diameter - Front Number 1
35.000-35.020 mm 1.3779-1.3787 in
  • Camshaft Bearing Inside Diameter - Middle and Rear Number 2-4
27.000-27.020 mm 1.0630-1.0638 in
  • Camshaft End Play
0.045-0.215 mm 0.0018-0.0085 in
  • Camshaft Journal Diameter - Front Number 1
34.936-34.960 mm 1.3754-1.3764 in
  • Camshaft Journal Diameter - Middle and Rear Number 2-4
26.936-26.960 mm 1.0605-1.0614 in
  • Camshaft Journal Out-of-Round
0.006 mm 0.0002 in
  • Camshaft Journal to Bore Clearance
0.040-0.084 mm 0.0016-0.0033 in
  • Camshaft Lobe Duration - Exhaust @ 0.150 mm (0.0059 in) Lift
238 degrees
  • Camshaft Lobe Duration - Intake @ 0.150 mm (0.0059 in) Lift
237 degrees
  • Camshaft Lobe Lift - Exhaust
42.425-42.725 mm 1.6703-1.6821 in
  • Camshaft Lobe Lift - Intake
42.385-42.685 mm 1.6687-1.6805 in
  • Camshaft Lobe Overlap @ 0.150 mm (0.0059 in) Lift
0 degrees
  • Camshaft Runout - Front and Rear Number 1 and 4
0.025 mm 0.0010 in
  • Camshaft Runout - Middle 2 and 3
0.050 mm 0.0020 in
  • Camshaft Timing @ 0.15 mm (0.0059 in) Lift
  • Valve Opens - Exhaust
-229 degrees BTDC
  • Valve Opens - Intake
14 degrees ATDC
  • Centerline - Exhaust
111 degrees ATDC
  • Centerline - Intake
132 degrees ATDC
  • Valve Closes - Exhaust
9 degrees ATDC
  • Valve Closes - Intake
251 degrees ATDC
  • Valve Lift - Exhaust
10.8 mm 0.4252 in
  • Valve Lift - Intake
10.8 mm 0.4252 in
Cooling System
  • Thermostat Full Open Temperature
95C 203F
Connecting Rod
  • Connecting Rod Bearing Clearance
0.010-0.070 mm 0.0004-0.0028 in
  • Connecting Rod Bore Diameter - Bearing End
59.620-59.636 mm 2.3472-2.3479 in
  • Connecting Rod Bore Diameter - Pin End
24.007-24.021 mm 0.9452-0.9457 in
  • Connecting Rod Length - Center to Center
150.400 mm 5.9212 in
  • Connecting Rod Side Clearance
0.095-0.355 mm 0.0374-0.0140 in
  • Connecting Rod Width - Bearing End
  • Production
21.775 mm 0.8573 in
  • Service
21.725-21.825 mm 0.8553-0.8593 in
  • Connecting Rod Width - Pin End
  • Production
21.775 mm 0.8573 in
  • Service
21.725-21.825 mm 0.8553-0.8593 in
Crankshaft
  • Connecting Rod Journal Diameter
55.992-56.008 mm 2.2044-2.2050 in
  • Connecting Rod Journal Out-of-Round
0.005 mm 0.0002 in
  • Connecting Rod Journal Taper
0.005 mm 0.0002 in
  • Connecting Rod Journal Width
  • Production
22.000 mm 0.8661 in
  • Service
21.920-22.080 mm 0.8630-0.8693 in
  • Crankshaft End Play
0.100-0.330 mm 0.0039-0.0130 in
  • Crankshaft Main Bearing Clearance
0.010-0.060 mm 0.0004-0.0024 in
  • Crankshaft Main Journal Diameter
67.992-68.008 mm 2.6768-2.6775 in
  • Crankshaft Main Journal Out-of-Round
0.005 mm 0.0002 in
  • Crankshaft Main Journal Taper
0.005 mm 0.0002 in
  • Crankshaft Main Journal Thrust Wall
  • Runout
0.000-0.040 mm 0.0000-0.0016 in
  • Square
0.000-0.010 mm 0.0000-0.0004 in
  • Crankshaft Main Journal Width, #2, 4
  • Production
24.000 mm 0.9449 in
  • Service
23.900-24.100 mm 0.9409-0.9488 in
  • Crankshaft Main Journal Width, #3
  • Production
24.400 mm 0.9606 in
  • Service
24.360-24.440 mm 0.9591-0.9622 in
  • Crankshaft Pilot Bearing Bore Diameter
20.965-20.995 mm 0.8254-0.8266 in
  • Crankshaft Rear Flange Runout
0.025 mm 0.0010 in
  • Crankshaft Reluctor Ring Runout - Maximum
1.500 mm 0.0591 in
  • Crankshaft Runout
0.030 mm 0.0012 in
  • Crankshaft Thrust Bearing Clearance
0.076-0.305 mm 0.0030-0.0120 in
  • Crankshaft Thrust Surface - Height Diameter
95.000 mm 3.7401 in
  • Crankshaft Thrust Surface Runout
0.040 mm 0.0016 in
Cylinder Head
  • Combustion Chamber Volume
53.407 cc 3.259 cu in
  • Valve Guide Bore - Exhaust
6.000-6.020 mm 0.2362-0.2370 in
  • Valve Guide Bore - Intake
6.000-6.020 mm 0.2362-0.2370 in
  • Valve Guide Installed Height
14.050-14.550 mm 0.5531-0.5728 in
  • Valve Lifter Bore Diameter
12.008-12.030 mm 0.4728-0.4736 in
Lubrication System
  • Oil Capacity - with Filter
5.68 Liters 6 Quarts
  • Oil Capacity - without Filter
5.20 Liters 5.5 Quarts
  • Oil Pressure - Minimum @ Idle
69 kPa 10 psi
  • Oil Pressure - Minimum @ 2,000 RPM
138 kPa 20 psi
  • Piston Cooling Jet Valve Opening Pressure
1.7-2.3 bar 25-33 psi
Oil Pump
  • Gear Diameter - Outer
87.095-87.175 mm 3.4289-3.4321 in
  • Gear Pocket - Depth
15.565-15.600 mm 0.6128-0.6142 in
  • Gear Pocket - Diameter
87.275-87.325 mm 3.4360-3.4380 in
  • Gear Thickness - Drive/Driven
15.511-15.536 mm 0.6107-0.6117 in
  • Gear-to-Cover Clearance - Drive/Driven
0.030-0.085 mm 0.0012-0.0033 in
  • Gear-to-Housing Clearance - Drive/Driven
0.100-0.230 mm 0.0039-0.0091 in
  • Inner Gear Tip Clearance
0.075-0.180 mm 0.0030-0.0071 in
  • Crankshaft Clearance to Housing
0.040-0.130 mm 0.0016-0.0051 in
  • Inner Gerotor Hub Diameter
53.310-53.335 mm 2.0988-2.0998 in
  • Housing Hub Diameter
53.380-53.420 mm 2.1016-2.1031 in
  • Inner Gerotor Hub Clearance to Housing
0.045-0.110 mm 0.0018-0.0043 in
Piston Rings
  • Piston Ring End Gap
  • First Compression Ring
0.150-0.300 mm 0.0059-0.0118 in
  • Second Compression Ring
0.280-0.480 mm 0.0110-0.0189 in
  • Oil Control Ring
0.150-0.600 mm 0.0059-0.0236 in
  • Piston Ring to Groove Clearance
  • First Compression Ring
0.030-0.065 mm 0.0012-0.0026 in
  • Second Compression Ring
0.015-0.060 mm 0.0006-0.0024 in
  • Oil Control Ring
0.030-0.170 mm 0.0012-0.0067 in
  • Piston Ring Thickness
  • First Compression Ring
1.175-1.190 mm 0.0463-0.0469 in
  • Second Compression Ring
1.470-1.495 mm 0.0579-0.0589 in
  • Oil Control Ring
2.360-2.480 mm 0.0929-0.0976 in
Pistons and Pins
  • Piston
  • Piston Diameter
93.956-93.974 mm 3.6990-3.6998 in
  • Piston Pin Bore Diameter
24.004-24.009 mm 0.9450-0.9452 in
  • Piston Ring Groove Width - First Compression Ring
1.220-1.240 mm 0.0480-0.0488 in
  • Piston Ring Groove Width - Second Compression Ring
1.510-1.530 mm 0.0595-0.0602 in
  • Piston Ring Groove Width - Oil Control Ring
2.510-2.530 mm 0.0988-0.0996 in
  • Piston to Bore Clearance
0.026-0.052 mm 0.0010-0.0021 in
  • Pin
  • Piston Pin Clearance to Connecting Rod Bore
0.007-0.024 mm 0.0003-0.0010 in
  • Piston Pin Clearance to Piston Pin Bore
0.004-0.012 mm 0.0002-0.0005 in
  • Piston Pin Diameter
23.997-24.000 mm 0.9448-0.9449 in
  • Piston Pin Length
60.600-61.100 mm 2.3858-2.4055 in
Valve System
  • Valves
  • Valve Face Angle
44.25 degrees
  • Valve Face Runout
0.038 mm 0.0015 in
  • Valve Face Width - Exhaust
2.750 mm 0.1083 in
  • Valve Face Width - Intake
2.180 mm 0.0858 in
  • Valve Head Diameter - Exhaust
30.470-30.730 mm 1.1996-1.2098 in
  • Valve Head Diameter - Intake
36.830-37.090 mm 1.4500-1.4602 in
  • Valve Installed Height
35.23-36.69 mm 1.3870-1.4445 in
  • Valve Length - Exhaust
97.110 mm 3.8232 in
  • Valve Length - Intake
101.230 mm 3.9854 in
  • Valve Seat Angle - Seating Surface
45 degrees
  • Valve Seat Angle - Relief Surface
30 degrees
  • Valve Seat Angle - Undercut Surface
60 degrees
  • Valve Seat Runout - Maximum
0.050 mm 0.0020 in
  • Valve Seat Width - Exhaust Seating Surface
1.400-1.800 mm 0.0551-0.0709 in
  • Valve Seat Width - Exhaust Relief Surface
0.700-0.900 mm 0.0276-0.0354 in
  • Valve Seat Width - Intake Seating Surface
1.000-1.400 mm 0.0394-0.0551 in
  • Valve Seat Width - Intake Relief Surface
0.500-0.700 mm 0.0197-0.0276 in
  • Valve Stem Diameter - Exhaust
5.945-5.965 mm 0.2341-0.2348 in
  • Valve Stem Diameter - Intake
5.955-5.975 mm 0.2344-0.2352 in
  • Valve Stem-to-Guide Clearance - Exhaust
0.035-0.075 mm 0.0014-0.0030 in
  • Valve Stem-to-Guide Clearance - Intake
0.025-0.065 mm 0.0010-0.0026 in
  • Valve Lifters
  • Valve Lifter Diameter
11.489-12.000 mm 0.4523-0.4724 in
  • Valve Lifter-to-Bore Clearance
0.037-0.041 mm 0.0015-0.0016 in
  • Rocker Arms
  • Valve Rocker Arm Ratio
1.68 to 1
  • Valve Rocker Arm Roller Diameter
17.750-17.800 mm 0.6988-0.7008 in
  • Valve Springs
  • Valve Spring Coil Thickness
3.250 x 3.900 mm 0.1280 x 0.1535 in
  • Valve Spring Diameter - Inside Top
12.090-12.590 mm 0.4760-0.4957 in
  • Valve Spring Diameter - Outside Top
20.140 mm 0.7929 in
  • Valve Spring Diameter - Inside Bottom
17.950-18.450 mm 0.7067-0.7264 in
  • Valve Spring Diameter - Outside Bottom
26.000 mm 1.0236 in
  • Valve Spring Free Length
42.050-44.850 mm 1.6555-1.7657 in
  • Valve Spring Installed Height - Closed
35.000 mm 1.3779 in
  • Valve Spring Installed Height - Open
24.000 mm 0.9449 in
  • Valve Spring Load - Closed
247-273 N 56-61 lb
  • Valve Spring Load - Open
598-662 N 134-149 lb
  • Valve Spring Total Number of Coils
7.1

Fastener Tightening Specifications

Application Specification
Metric English
A/C
  • Compressor Bolt - Front
50 Nm 37 lb ft
  • Compressor Bolt - Rear
22 Nm 17 lb ft
  • Compressor Bracket Bolt - Front
50 Nm 37 lb ft
  • Compressor Hose Assembly Bolt
9 Nm 80 lb in
Camshaft Position Actuator
  • Camshaft Bolt
58 Nm 43 lb ft
  • Oil Control Valve Bolt
10 Nm 89 lb in
Camshaft Cap Bolt 10 Nm 89 lb in
Camshaft Cover Bolt 10 Nm 89 lb in
Camshaft Cover Bolt 10 Nm 89 lb in
Camshaft Intermediate Drive Sprocket Bolt - Idler Sprocket 58 Nm 43 lb ft
Camshaft Position Sensor Bolt 10 Nm 89 lb in
Catalytic Converter
  • Exhaust Manifold Nut
50 Nm 37 lb ft
Close Out Cover Bolt 10 Nm 89 lb in
Clutch Pressure Plate Bolts 23 Nm 17 lb ft
Connecting Rod Bolt
  • First Pass
30 Nm 22 lb ft
  • Second Pass - Counter Clockwise
Back Off to Zero
  • Third Pass
25 Nm 18 lb ft
  • Final Pass
110 Degrees
Coolant Outlet Bolt 10 Nm 89 lb in
Crankshaft Balancer Bolt
  • First Pass
100 Nm 74 lb ft
  • Final Pass
150 Degrees
Crankshaft Main Bearing Bolt
Inner
  • First Pass
20 Nm 15 lb ft
  • Final Pass
80 degrees
Outer
  • First Pass
15 Nm 10 lb ft
  • Final Pass
110 Degrees
Side
  • First Pass
30 Nm 22 lb ft
  • Final Pass
60 Degrees
Crankshaft Position Sensor Bolt 10 Nm 89 lb in
Crankshaft Rear Oil Seal Housing Bolt 10 Nm 89 lb in
Cylinder Head Bolt - M8
  • First Pass
15 Nm 10 lb ft
  • Final Pass
60 Degrees
Cylinder Head Bolt - M11
  • First Pass
45 Nm 33 lb ft
  • Final Pass
120 degrees
Cylinder Head Core Hole Plug 31 Nm 23 lb ft
Drive Belt
  • Idler Pulley Bolt
50 Nm 37 lb ft
  • Tensioner Bolt
50 Nm 37 lb ft
ECM
  • Bolt
10 Nm 89 lb in
  • Bracket Bolt - Front
23 Nm 17 lb ft
  • Bracket Bolt - Side
10 Nm 89 lb in
  • Grounding Bolt
4.5 Nm 40 lb in
ECT Sensor 22 Nm 16 lb ft
Engine Flywheel Bolt
  • First Pass
30 Nm 22 lb ft
  • Final Pass
45 Degrees
Engine Front Cover Bolt 23 Nm 17 lb ft
Engine Mount
  • Bracket Bolt to Engine Block - M8
38 Nm 28 lb ft
  • Bracket Bolt to Engine Block - M10
60 Nm 45 lb ft
  • Nut to Engine Mount Bracket
80 Nm 59 lb ft
  • Nut to Frame
80 Nm 59 lb ft
EVAP Purge Valve Bolt 10 Nm 89 lb in
Engine Wiring Harness Bracket
  • Bolt - Cylinder Head Rear
40 Nm 30 lb ft
  • Bolt - ECM Bracket Side
23 Nm 17 lb ft
  • Bolt - ECM Bracket Top
10 Nm 89 lb in
  • Bolt - Left Side Oil Filter Adapter
10 Nm 89 lb in
  • Bolt - Left Side Oil Pan
10 Nm 89 lb in
  • Bolt - Near Crankshaft Position Sensor
50 Nm 37 lb ft
  • Bolt - Right Side Block Front
23 Nm 17 lb ft
  • Bolt - Right Side Head Front
10 Nm 89 lb in
Engine Wiring Harness Ground
  • Bolt - ECM Bracket Top
10 Nm 89 lb in
  • Bolt - Left Cylinder Head Side
10 Nm 89 lb in
  • Bolt - Right Cylinder Head Rear
10 Nm 89 lb in
Exhaust Manifold
  • Bolt
20 Nm 15 lb ft
  • Heat Shield Bolt
10 Nm 89 lb in
Fuel Rail Bolt 10 Nm 89 lb in
Generator
  • Bolt
50 Nm 37 lb ft
  • Bracket Bolt - Front
50 Nm 37 lb ft
  • Bracket Bolt - Side
22 Nm 16 lb ft
  • Cable Nut
13 Nm 115 lb in
Ground Cable Bolt 50 Nm 37 lb ft
Heater Inlet/Outlet Pipe Assembly Bolt 10 Nm 89 lb in
Ignition Coil Bolt 10 Nm 89 lb in
Intake Manifold
  • Brace Bolt - Engine Front Cover M12
65 Nm 48 lb ft
  • Brace Bolt/Ball Stud - Intake Manifold M6
10 Nm 89 lb in
  • Sight Shield Ball Stud
9 Nm 80 lb in
  • Tuning Valve Bolt
10 Nm 89 lb in
  • Upper-to-Cylinder Head Bolt - Long
23 Nm 17 lb ft
  • Upper-to-Cylinder Head Bolt - Short
23 Nm 17 lb ft
  • Upper-to-Lower Intake Manifold Bolt
23 Nm 17 lb ft
Knock Sensor Bolt 23 Nm 17 lb ft
MAP Sensor Bolt 10 Nm 89 lb in
Oil Drain Plug 25 Nm 18 lb ft
Oil Filter Cap 25 Nm 18 lb ft
Oil Filter Housing Adapter
  • Bolt - Cylinder Head M10
65 Nm 48 lb ft
  • Bolt - Engine Block M8
23 Nm 17 lb ft
Oil Gallery Plug 31 Nm 23 lb ft
Oil Level Indicator Tube Bolt 10 Nm 89 lb in
Oil Level Sensor Bolt 10 Nm 89 lb in
Oil Pan
  • Bolt - Block M8
23 Nm 17 lb ft
  • Bolt - Crankshaft Rear Oil Seal Housing M6
10 Nm 89 lb in
  • Windage Tray Bolt
10 Nm 89 lb in
Oil Pressure Sender 20 Nm 15 lb ft
Oil Pump
  • Bolt
23 Nm 17 lb ft
  • Cover Bolt
13 Nm 115 lb in
Oxygen Sensor
  • Pump Converter Pipe
40 Nm 30 lb ft
PCV Tube Bracket Bolt 10 Nm 89 lb in
Piston Oil Cooling Nozzle Bolt 10 Nm 89 lb in
Power Steering Pump
  • Bracket to Engine Bolt
50 Nm 37 lb ft
  • Pump to Bracket Bolt
22 Nm 16 lb ft
  • Reservoir Bolt - Lower
25 Nm 18 lb ft
  • Reservoir Bolt - Upper
9 Nm 80 lb in
Primary Camshaft Drive Chain
  • Left Guide Bolt - Oil Pump
13 Nm 115 lb in
  • Tensioner Bolt
23 Nm 17 lb ft
  • Upper Guide Bolt
23 Nm 17 lb ft
Radiator Outlet Pipe
  • Bolt - Generator Bracket
23 Nm 17 lb ft
  • Bolt - Right Cylinder Head Rear
50 Nm 37 lb ft
  • Bolt - Thermostat Housing
23 Nm 17 lb ft
Secondary Camshaft Drive Chain
  • Guide Bolt
23 Nm 17 lb ft
  • Shoe Bolt
23 Nm 17 lb ft
  • Tensioner Bolt
23 Nm 17 lb ft
Spark Plug 18 Nm 13 lb ft
Starter Motor
  • Bolt
50 Nm 37 lb ft
  • Cable Nut
13 Nm 115 lb in
Suction Tube Bolt 10 Nm 89 lb in
Suction Screen Bolt 10 Nm 89 lb in
Thermostat Housing Bolt 10 Nm 89 lb in
Throttle Body Bolt 10 Nm 89 lb in
Torque Converter Bolt 60 Nm 44 lb ft
Transmission
  • Mount Bolt to Transmission - RPO M82
60 Nm 45 lb ft
  • Range Selector Lever Nut
9.5 Nm 84 lb in
  • To Engine Bolt
50 Nm 37 lb ft
Water Pump
  • Bolt
10 Nm 89 lb in
  • Pulley Bolt
10 Nm 89 lb in