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Ram 1500/2500/3500: Wheel And Tire Torque Specifications

Proper lug nut/bolt torque is very important to ensure that the wheel is properly mounted to the vehicle. Any time a wheel has been removed and reinstalled on the vehicle the lug nuts/bolts should be torqued using a properly calibrated torque wrench.

Torque Specifications

Torque Specifications

**Use only Chrysler recommended lug nuts/bolts and clean or remove any dirt or oil before tightening.

NOTE: Dual wheels are flat mounted, center piloted.

The lug nuts are a two-piece assembly. When the tires are being rotated or replaced, clean these lug nuts and add two drops of oil at the interface between the lug nut/bolt and the washer.

Torque Specifications

Do not oil wheel studs.

Inspect the wheel mounting surface prior to mounting the tire and remove any corrosion or loose particles.

Torque Specifications
Wheel Mounting Surface

Tighten the lug nuts/bolts in a star pattern until each nut/bolt has been tightened twice.

After 25 miles (40 km) check the lug nut/bolt torque to be sure that all the lug nuts/bolts are properly seated against the wheel.

Torque Specifications
4 And 5 Lug Nuts/Bolts Torque Pattern

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