Thermostat Replacement

Removal:


1.Remove the thermostat housing (A), then remove the thermostat (B).

 

Installation:


1.Remove old liquid gasket from the thermostat housing mating surfaces, bolts and bolt holes.

2.Apply a 1.5 mm wide bead of the liquid gasket, P/N 08C70-K0234M, 08C70-K0334M or 08C70-X0331S, along the broken line (A).

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.

 

3.Install the rubber seal (A) on the thermostat (B), then install the thermostat with the pin (C) up.

 

4.Install the thermostat housing (D).
NOTE: After assembly, wait at least 30 minutes before filling the engine with coolant.