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Engine Oil/Air Separator Installation

  1. Remove the all of the old liquid gasket from the oil/air separator mating surfaces, the bolts, and the bolt holes.
  1. Clean and dry the oil/air separator mating surfaces.
  1. Apply liquid gasket (P/N 08C70-K0234M, 08C70-K0334M, or 08C70-X0331S) to the engine block mating surface of the oil/air separator and to the inner threads of the bolt holes.
    • Apply liquid gasket about 1.5 mm (0.06 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 oil/air separator.
    • 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.