2012 Honda Foreman 500 EPS 4X4 Torque Specs

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General Maintenance
Item QTY Thread Dia. (mm) Torque (lb-ft)
Spark Plug 1 14 16
Valve Adjusting Lock Nut 2 6 13
Valve Adjusting Hole Cap 2 36 9
Timing Hole Cap 1 14 7
Engine Oil Drain Bolt 1 12 18
Fuel and Lube System
Item QTY Thread Dia. (mm) Torque (lb-ft)
Throttle Body Insulator Band Screw 2 5 -
Throttle Drum Cover Screw 1 4 1.3
Fuel Feed Hose Clamp Stay Screw 1 5 2.5
Wire Harness Clamp Stay Screw 1 5 2.5
Fuel Injector Mounting Bolt 2 5 3.8
IACV Torx Screw (T20) 2 4 1.5
Fuel Joint Mounting Bolt 2 6 6.6
Sub-Fuel Tank/Fuel Pump Assembly Bolt 6 6 6.5
Cylinder Head / Cylinder / Piston
Item QTY Thread Dia. (mm) Torque (lb-ft)
Cylinder Head Nut 4 10 35
Cam Chain Tensioner Pivot Bolt 1 6 9
Cylinder Stud Bolt 4 10 9
ECT Sensor 1 10 9
Upper Engine Hanger Nut (Frame Side) 1 10 46
Camshaft Bearing Setting Plate Bolt 1 8 20
Upper Engine Hanger Bolt (Engine Side) 2 8 24
Clutch / Gearcase Linkage
Item QTY Thread Dia. (mm) Torque (lb-ft)
Centrifugal Clutch Lock Nut 1 20 87
Change Clutch Center Lock Nut 1 18 80
Clutch Spring Bolt 4 6 10
Shift Drum Stopper Arm Pivot Bolt 1 6 9
Gearshift Cam Bolt 1 6 12
Gearshift Spindle A Stopper Bolt (FM/FPM Only) 1 8 20
Gearshift Spindle Return Spring Pin 1 8 16
Alternator / Starter Clutch
Item QTY Thread Dia. (mm) Torque (lb-ft)
Starter One-Way Clutch Bolt 6 8 27
Flywheel Bolt 1 12 80
CKP Sensor Bolt 2 5 4.4
Alternator Stator Bolt 3 6 7
Crankshaft / Auto Transmission
Item QTY Thread Dia. (mm) Torque (lb-ft)
Shift Drum Bearing Setting Bolt 2 6 9
PGM-FI System
Item QTY Thread Dia. (mm) Torque (lb-ft)
Sensor Unit Torx Screw (T25) 3 5 2.5
ECT Sensor 1 10 9
Bank Angle Sensor Mounting Bolt 2 6 7
Frame / Body Panels / Exhaust System
Item QTY Thread Dia. (mm) Torque (lb-ft)
Rear Carrier Bolt 4 10 55
Mudguard Bracket Nut 8 8 24
Muffler Cover Bolt 2 6 16
Muffler Cover Band Screw (Front Side) 1 - 1.5
Muffler Cover Band Screw (Rear Side) 1 - 2.4
Muffler Band Bolt 2 8 17
Exhaust Pipe Cover Band Bolt 3 - 1.5
Exhaust Pipe Stud Bolt 2 8 4.4
Fuel and Cooling System
Item QTY Thread Dia. (mm) Torque (lb-ft)
Throttle Body Cover Bolt 1 5 3.8
Cooling Fan Nut 1 5 2.0
Fan Motor Bolt 3 5 3.8
Fan Motor Stay Bolt 3 6 6.2
Engine Removal / Installation
Item QTY Thread Dia. (mm) Torque (lb-ft)
Lower Engine Hanger Bolt/Nut (Left and Right) 2 10 40
Upper Engine Hanger Nut (Frame Side) 1 10 40
Upper Engine Hanger Bracket Bolt 2 8 24
Front Final Gear Case Mounting Nut 2 10 32
Gearshift Pedal Pinch Bolt (FM/FPM Only) 1 6 15
Rear Driving Mechanism
Item QTY Thread Dia. (mm) Torque (lb-ft)
Final Gear Case Pinion Bearing Lock Nut 1 64 72
Final Gear Case Cover Bolt 2 10 35
Final Gear Case Cover Bolt (cont) 6 8 18
Rear Final Gear Case Mounting Nut 8 10 35
Rear Brake Panel Mounting Nut 4 10 34
Rear Wheel Hub Nut 2 20 101
Rear Axle Housing Mounting Nut 4 10 38
Trailer Hitch Nut 2 10 25
Front Driving Mechanism
Item QTY Thread Dia. (mm) Torque (lb-ft)
Front Final Gear Pinion Bearing Lock Nut 1 60 72
Differential Ring Gear Bolt 11 8 36
Front Final Gear Case Cover Bolt 2 10 34
Front Final Gear Case Cover Bolt (Cont) 4 8 18
Front Final Clutch Shift Fork Bolt 1 6 7
Front Final Clutch Housing Bolt 3 8 18
Front Final Gear Case Mounting Bolt 2 10 32
Front Final Gear Case Mounting Nut 2 10 32
4WD Select Switch 1 10 9
Final Clutch Arm Cover Bolt 3 6 7
Front Wheel / Suspension / Steering
Item QTY Thread Dia. (mm) Torque (lb-ft)
Front Master Cylinder Holder Bolt 2 6 9
Throttle Housing Cover Screw 3 4 1.1
Front Wheel Nut / Lugnut 8 10 47
Front Wheel Hub Nut 2 16 58
Shock Absorber Upper and Lower Mounting Nut 4 10 29
Splash Guard Bolt 6 6 8
Upper and Lower Arm Ball Joint Nut 4 12 22
Tie-Rod Ball Joint Nut 4 12 40
Front Brake Caliper Mounting Bolt 4 8 22
Meter Cover Stay Bolt 2 8 24
Brake Hose Clamp Bolt 7 6 9
Steering Shaft End Nut 1 14 80
Steering Shaft Pinch Bolt (FPM/FPE) 1 10 44
Steering Shaft Holder Bolt 2 8 24
EPS Unit Mounting Nut (FPM/FPE Only) 2 8 16
Handlebar Switch Housing Screw (FM/FPM) 2 5 3.1
Handlebar Switch Housing Screw (FE/FPE) 3 5 3.1
Rear Brake Lever Bracket Holder Screw 2 5 3.1
Front Master Cylinder Holder Bolt 2 6 9
Front Brake Caliper Mounting Bolt 4 8 22
Rear Wheel / Suspension
Item QTY Thread Dia. (mm) Torque (lb-ft)
Rear Wheel Nut / Lugnut 8 10 47
Rear Wheel Hub Nut 2 20 101
Trailer Hitch Mounting Nut 2 10 25
Shock Absorber Upper and Lower Mounting Bolt 2 10 29
Universal Joint Guard Bolt 2 6 7
Swingarm Pivot Nut 2 12 87
Brake System
Item QTY Thread Dia. (mm) Torque (lb-ft)
Front Brake Caliper Bleed Valve 2 8 4.0
Front Brake Caliper Mounting Bolt 4 8 22
Front Master Cylinder Reservoir Cap Screw 2 4 1.5
Pad Pin 2 10 13
Pad Pin Plug 2 10 1.8
Front Brake Lever Pivot Bolt 1 6 4.3
Front Brake Lever Pivot Nut 1 6 4.4
Front Brake Switch Screw 1 4 0.9
Front Master Cylinder Holder Bolt 2 6 9
Front Brake Caliper Slide Pin 2 8 16
Brake Hose Oil Bolt 3 10 25
Outboard Guard Bolt 4 6 8
Rear Brake Arm Nut 1 8 15
Rear Brake Panel Drain Bolt 1 8 9