Engine Oil Pan Installation

1.Remove old liquid gasket from the oil pan mating surfaces, bolts, and bolt holes.

2.Clean and dry the oil pan mating surfaces.

3.Apply liquid gasket, P/N 08C70-K0334M or 08C70- X0331S, evenly to the cylinder block mating surface of the oil pan and to the inner threads of the bolt holes.

NOTE: Do not install the parts if 5 minutes or more have elapsed since applying liquid gasket. Instead, reapply liquid gasket after removing old residue.


4.Install the oil pan.

5.Tighten the bolts in two or three steps. In the final step, tighten all bolts, in sequence, to 12 N·m (1.2 kgf·m, 8.7 lbf·ft).


6.Install the stiffener (K24A1 engine M/T).


7.If the engine is still in the vehicle, install the sub-frame.

-1 Install the sub-frame. Align the reference lines on the sub-frame with the bolt head center, then tighten the bolts.
-2 Install the ATF filter mounting bolt.
-3 Tighten the front mounting bolt.
-4 Tighten the rear mount mounting bolts.
-5 Connect the suspension lower arm ball joints.

8.After assembly, wait at least 30 minutes before filling the engine with oil.