Axle Nut Torque Question - Truck Forums

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 01-05-2018, 08:54 AM
Thread Starter
Join Date: Jan 2018
Posts: 2
Default Axle Nut Torque Question

Hello, recently my RF hub/bearing on my 2011 GMC Sierra 1500 4x4 Z71 went out and I replaced it.

I ordered a SKF hub from Rock Auto, and watched an online video regarding the torque specs and installation.

The video stated that the axle nut should be torqued to 156 FT Pounds and that is what I did.

Now looking online, I see the torque spec for that nut should be 188 FT pounds according to another resource.

I know over-tightening is a major issue, but is the difference between 156 and 188 FT pounds a issue?

Should I go back and re-rent the tools to fix this?

Is 188 FT pounds correct?

Really would appreciate any help I can get here, thank you.
Reply With Quote

Related Topics
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
plastic lug nut covers chevyjeff Chevy Silverado/ GMC Sierra Forum 4 08-01-2012 01:33 PM
05 2500hd wheel nut size???? Elvisdogbreath Chevy Silverado/ GMC Sierra Forum 2 01-07-2012 10:55 AM
Hub and Bearing (Size Of Nut) mdthomas26 Chevy Silverado/ GMC Sierra Forum 4 09-07-2009 01:17 PM
Broken Body Mount Weld Nut 6mins2live Chevy Silverado/ GMC Sierra Forum 1 04-26-2009 07:55 PM
2009 Silverado nut in clyinder head Sarah Chevy Silverado/ GMC Sierra Forum 2 04-09-2009 12:03 PM

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Featured Sponsors
Vendor Directory

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:38 AM.

We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to and affiliated sites.