After removing the bolts and nuts, separate the mating surface and remove the sealant using Tool.
Tool number : KV10111100 (J-37228)
CAUTION: Be careful not to damage the mating surfaces.
In areas where the cutter is difficult to use, use a plastic hammer to lightly tap (1) the cutter where the RTV Silicone Sealant is applied. Use a plastic hammer to slide the cutter (2) by tapping on the side.
CAUTION: If for some unavoidable reason a tool such as a flat-bladed screwdriver is used, be careful not to damage the mating surfaces.
LIQUID GASKET APPLICATION PROCEDURE
Using a scraper, remove the old Silicone RTV Sealant adhering to the gasket application surface and the mating surface.
Remove the sealant completely from the groove of the gasket application surface, bolts, and bolt holes.
Thoroughly clean the gasket application surface and the mating surface and remove adhering moisture, grease and foreign materials.