- Clean and dry the water passage mating surfaces.
- Apply liquid gasket part No. 08C70-K0234M, 08C70-K0334M or 08C70-X0331S, evenly to the cylinder block mating surface of the water passage and to the inner threads of the bolt holes.
NOTE: Do not install the parts if 5 minutes or more hove elapsed since applying liquid gasket. Instead, reapply liquid gasket after removing old residue.
- Install the water passage (A) with a new O-ring (B).
- After assembly, wait at least 30 minuets before filling the engine with oil.
Install the water outlet (A) with a new O-ring (B).