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Water Outlet Removal and Installation

Removal
  1. Remove the heater hose clamp bracket mounting bolt (A) and the harness holder mounting bolt (B).
  1. Disconnect the water bypass hose (C), then remove the harness holder (D) from the bracket.

  1. Disconnect the upper radiator hose (A) and the water bypass hose (B).

  1. Disconnect the engine coolant temperature (ECT) sensor 1 connector, then remove the water outlet.

  1. Remove the ECT sensor 1 (A) and the water bypass hose (B).

Installation
  1. Install the ECT sensor 1 (A) with new O-ring (B).
  1. Install the water bypass hose (C).
  1. Remove the all of the old liquid gasket from the water outlet mating surfaces, the bolts, and the bolt holes.
  1. Clean and dry the water outlet mating surfaces.

  1. Apply liquid gasket (P/N 08C70-K0234M, 08C70-K0334M, or 08C70-X0331S) to the cylinder head mating surface of the water outlet and to the inner threads of the bolt holes.
    NOTE:
    • Apply liquid gasket about 2.5 mm (0.098 in.) diameter bead along the broken line (A).
    • Do not install components if 5 minutes or more have passed after applying the liquid gasket. Instead, remove the old residue and reapply the liquid gasket.

  1. Install the water outlet.
    NOTE:
    • Wait at least 30 minutes before filling the engine with oil.
    • Do not run the engine for at least 3 hours after installing the chain case.

  1. Install the upper radiator hose (A) and the heater hose (B).

  1. Install the harness holder (A), then tighten the harness holder mounting bolt (B) and the heater hose clamp bracket mounting bolt (C).
  1. Install the water bypass hose (D).
  1. Clean up any spilled engine coolant.