Cylinder Head Cover Installation

1.Thoroughly clean the head cover gasket and the groove.

2.Install the head cover gasket (A) in the groove of the cylinder head cover (B).


3.Check that the mating surfaces are clean and dry.

4.Apply liquid gasket, P/N 08C70-K0234M, 08C70- K0334M or 08C70-X0331S, on the oil pump mating areas.

NOTE: Do not install components if 5 minutes or more have passed after applying the liquid gasket. Instead, remove the old residue and reapply the liquid gasket.


5.Install the cylinder head cover, and tighten the bolts in two or three steps. In the final step, tighten all the bolts, in sequence, to 9.8 N·m (1.0 kgf·m, 7.2 lbf·ft).

  • Wait at least 30 minutes before filling the engine with oil.
  • Do not run the engine for at least 3 hours after installing the head cover.


6.Install the dipstick (A) and breather hose (B).


7.Connect the alternator connector (A) and BLK wire (B) to the alternator.


8.Connect the A/C compressor clutch connector (C), and install the harness clamp (D).

9.Install the front harness holder (A) to the bracket, then tighten the four bolts (B) securing the harness holders.


10.Connect the four ignition coil connectors.

11.Install the injector cover.


12.Install the harness cover.