Honda Accord VTEC Solenoid Gaskets Replacement

In this video I show you how to replace both VTEC solenoid valve gaskets (valve to cylinder head and solenoid to valve) on 1994-1997 Accords. This is a common cause of oil leaks on the upper passenger side of the engine next to the distributor shaft seal, distributor o ring, and valve cover gasket. It seems the same engineers who buried the Accords fuel filter also decided to make the VTEC solenoid valve difficult to remove as well. One of the bolts for the valve is buried so deep you have to partially drain the cooling system and use a u-joint to get it out. I take your through the process step by step from removal of all the parts to re installation. This video ran a bit longer than I wanted it to but considering how deceptively easy this job looks at first glance (until you can't get that one remaining hidden bolt on the valve off to remove it) I decided to leave in as much detail as possible. You will need to add new coolant and bleed the cooling system to avoid engine damage after you're done. If you need that info here is the link to my cooling system bleeding video. Honda part numbers used in the video: Solenoid to valve gasket: 36172-P0A-005 VTEC valve to cylinder head gasket: 15825-P0A-015 VTEC oil pressure switch o-ring: 91319-PR3-003 Thermostat housing to intake gasket: 91312-P0A-000 Thermostat housing to connecting pipe o-ring: 91314-PH7-003 These part numbers should work on all 1994-1997 Accords with VTEC but as always check with your dealer to confirm these part numbers will work with your vehicle. "Hot Swing" Kevin MacLeod ( Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License Due to factors beyond the control of Bushougoma, it cannot guarantee against unauthorized modifications of this information, or improper use of this information. Bushougoma assumes no liability for property damage or injury incurred as a result of any of the information contained in this video. Bushougoma recommends safe practices when working with the tools or equipment seen or implied in this video. No information contained in this video shall create any express or implied warranty or guarantee of any particular result. Any injury, damage or loss that may result from improper use of these tools, equipment, or the information contained in this video is the sole responsibility of the user and not Bushougoma.

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