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Picture of Sealant RTV Locations 1.8L

Need larger pic, diagram (not Haynes), or video. Need to see exactly where to apply and how much to the 5 areas on the engine before valve cover assembly.

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If you replaced the gasket,you dont need RTV sealant, be careful how tight you make those bolts. 10 INCH pounds is enough! Not foot lbs!!!

Posted on May 01, 2013

Testimonial: "Hi. Haynes says there are 5 areas on the engine edges around caps or something that require (not optional) RTV for the install not to leak. This is whether or not you use anything on the gasket itself."

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  • Chris X May 01, 2013

    Hi. Haynes says there are 5 areas on the engine edges around caps or something that require (not optional) RTV for the install not to leak. This is whether or not you use anything on the gasket itself."

  • Chris X May 01, 2013

    The spec for my car is 52 in-lbs. I was going to back off to 35 in-lbs but my wrench starts at 20 in-lbs.

  • Brad Brown May 03, 2013

    I know of no manufacturers that use or recommend RTV. I checked on the torque and it is 53 inch pounds. On a torque wrench, the lower end of the scale is usually not as accurate

  • Chris X May 03, 2013

    So you're saying don't follow Haynes. Gotcha. Thanks.

  • Chris X May 03, 2013

    This prolly won't matter but just in case I'm failing to explain it properly.

  • Brad Brown May 03, 2013

    Go to autozone dot com and make a free account, put in the year make and model and look at the free repair guides

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