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Old 02-14-2016, 05:59 PM
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post #5, part #56


there are 2 of them, side by side. Study the post, then take your torx driver out there and go fix it
 
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Hello,

What is the torque on the bolt?

Thanks.

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I know where that screw goes but I would need the exploded view to show you ...I can't explain it here....
Wrong post
 
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Originally Posted by PStruwing View Post
I had to tighten both # 56 screws on mine a bit back for same issue. No major dis-assembly required. Just a massage after due to contorting to get to the bolts.

I used Loctite Red on them to be sure they never come out again!
How did you get to the bolts to tighten them? I can't find a way to get my hands back in there. It looks like I'll have to take the whole dash apart.
 
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Old 07-10-2018, 10:30 PM
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I used a manual "L" shaped T30 last time ...I used the Rachet 1/4 drive before.... A telescopic Mirror Helps......I have done it so many times I do it by feel .Hope this helps... Torque should be around 10-15 lb/ft....IIRCC.....
 
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Old 07-10-2018, 10:37 PM
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Originally Posted by blageurt View Post
I used a manual "L" shaped T30 last time ...I used the Rachet 1/4 drive before.... A telescopic Mirror Helps......I have done it so many times I do it by feel .Hope this helps...
Thanks for the fast response. I'll get an L shaped T-30 and give it a shot. Didn't know they made them. Much appreciated.
 
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Old 07-10-2018, 10:42 PM
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What Blageurt said! I used a 1/4 drive. And make sure to use a thread locker.....
 
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Old 07-10-2018, 10:45 PM
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I bought the set …..It's like a Allen Key set …. but it is all Torx… I also have All the sockets but as you know , not much room up there....good luck
 
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