Engine Oil Pan Installation

1.Remove all of the 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-K0234M or 08C70- K0334M, evenly to the lower block mating surface of the oil pan.

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.


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). Wipe off the excess liquid gasket on the each side of crankshaft pulley and flywheel.

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


6.Install the transmission mounting bolts.


7.Install the A/C compressor bracket.

8.Install the A/C compressor.

9.Install the dipstick tube (A) with a new O-ring (B).


10.Install the dipstick.

11.Install the engine oil pressure switch.

12.If the engine is still in the vehicle, do the following steps.

13.Remove the subframe plates, and install the new subframe plates.


14.Install the subframe, then loosely tighten the new subframe mounting bolts.


15.Align the reference marks (A) with the center of the subframe mounting bolts (B), then tighten the bolts to the specified torque.


16.Tighten the new bolts securing the transmission lower mount.


17.Install the torque rod bracket (A) with new bolts (B), and install the lower torque rod (C), then tighten the new bolts (D), and loosely tighten the new bolt (E).


18.Install the intercooler intake pipe (A) to the turbocharger outlet hose (B), then install the intercooler intake pipe bracket (C).


19.Loosely tighten the intercooler intake pipe mounting bolts (D). Make sure the mark (E) of the intercooler intake pipe contacts with the turbocharger outlet hose end.

20.Tighten the intercooler intake pipe mounting bolts, and secure the turbocharger outlet hose with the band (F), then install the intercooler intake hose (G), and secure the hose with band (H).

21.Connect the suspension lower arm ball joints.

22.Connect the stabilizer links.

23.Install the drive belt.

24.Reposition the all engine/transmission mounts.

25.Refill the engine with engine oil.

26.Install the splash shield.