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Old 02-21-2008, 09:50 AM
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Leaking Oil Pan Gasket!

Anyone ever successfully changed oil pan gasket? Looks like pan bolts to trans? What components do I have to remove to gain access? Ive never found a repair manual for preludes. Any ideas?
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Old 02-21-2008, 06:25 PM
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There is no gasket for the oil pan. Honda used what's called Honda Bond but you can also just go to Auto Zone and get gasket sealant which works the same. You'll need to take the bottom portion of your header off and then take out all the 10mm bolts and then pry the oil pan off
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There is no gasket for the oil pan. Honda used what's called Honda Bond but you can also just go to Auto Zone and get gasket sealant which works the same. You'll need to take the bottom portion of your header off and then take out all the 10mm bolts and then pry the oil pan off
is it different for 5th gens/h22s??
cuz i've had an oil pan gasket on both my H23's

but yea, honda bond, or any other type of sealant should work good. just make sure you clean the area REALLY good where you apply the sealant, or else it won't seal correctly.
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But you need that scoop on the hood. Is it true that they're big enough to fit your lunch box and all your camera gear in it?
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Old 02-21-2008, 06:37 PM
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i thought there was oil pan gaskets also...so i looked on the majestic honda and it doesnt look like there is one weird. there is one on the 4th gen h22 but not 5th it seems

http://www.hondaautomotiveparts.com/...+BLOCK-OIL+PAN
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oh yea, and it doesn't bolt TO the trans.
you gotta take the flywheel cover off with 3 10mm bolts, and that will give you much better access to those 2 bolts right in front of the flywheel
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nope, no gasket, there's just Honda Bond
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Is there a proven method of cleaning of mating surfaces? I wouldn't want to spray cleaner in there or leave any kind of residue/remnants.... not good for engine I would think.
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just use a razor blade to scrape off the old stuff
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razor blade and some brake cleaner to get the oil off. wipe clean with fresh rags.
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ahhh, just found this:

"I think the obd2 h22 pans are aluminum and use hondabond, and the older obd1 h22 pans are ?(not aluminum) and use a gasket & hondabond. "


that s'plains it
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5th gen oil pans do have a gasket and they are a dealer part..i know because i changed mine a few months ago because my oil pan had rust holes in it.
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Possibly because yours is EDM... because USDM 5th Gen h22's have no gasket... simply hondabond.
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