Water Outlet Replacement

1.Drain the engine coolant.

2.Remove the exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) cooler.

3.Remove the water bypass hose, then remove the water outlet.


4.Remove all of the old liquid gasket from the water outlet mating surfaces, bolts, and bolt holes.

5.Clean and dry the water outlet mating surfaces.

6.Apply liquid gasket, P/N 08C70-K0234M or 08C70- K0334M, evenly to the engine block mating surface of the water outlet.

NOTE: Do not install the parts if 4 minutes or more have elapsed since applying liquid gasket. Instead, reapply liquid gasket after removing the old residue.


7.Install the water outlet in the reverse order of removal.

  • Wait at least 30 minutes before filling the expansion tank with engine coolant.
  • Do not run the engine for at least 3 hours after installing the water outlet.

8.Install the EGR cooler.

9.Refill the expansion tank with engine coolant, and bleed air from the cooling system with the heater valve open.