Revision: 2005 August 2006 350Z
b. Apply a continuous bead of liquid gasket with tube presser [SST:
WS39930000 ( ? )] to mating surface of chain tensioner
cover and water pump cover.
Use Genuine RTV Silicone Sealant or equivalent. Refer to
RECOMMENDED CHEMICAL PRODUCTS AND
Attaching should be done within 5 minutes after coating.
c. Tighten mounting bolts.
5. Install water drain plug (front) on water pump side of cylinder block.
6. Install in the reverse order of removal after this step.
? After starting engine, let idle for three minutes, then rev engine up to 3,000 rpm under no load to
purge air from the high-pressure chamber of chain tensioner. Engine may produce a rattling
noise. This indicates that air still remains in the chamber and is not a matter of concern.
INSPECTION AFTER INSTALLATION
? Check for leaks of engine coolant using radiator cap tester adapter [SST: EG17650301 (J33984-A)] and
radiator cap tester (commercial service tool). Refer to CO-10, "
LEAK CHECK" .
? Start and warm up engine. Visually make sure that there is no leaks of engine coolant.