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Sealing Audi 1.8T Valve Cover Gasket at Critical Points

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Cylinder Head Cover Gasket Installation

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Before installing a new Cylinder Head Cover Gasket, it is necessary to
apply a small amount of sealant on six critical transition points of
the sealing surface of the cylinder head.

Before new sealant is applied old sealant and oil residues must be removed (sealing surface must be thoroughly cleaned).

Seal the transition points between double bearing cap and cylinder head (2 points):

• Apply a small quantity of sealant p/n AMV 174 004 01 to sides of joints (arrows) on upper sealing surface of cylinder head.

Sealing camshaft adjuster/cylinder head transition (4 points):

• Apply a small quantity of sealant p/n AMV 174 004 01 to sides of joints (arrows) on upper sealing surface of cylinder head.

• Apply sealant before installing any gaskets.

Some or all of this information was provided by the Automotive
Parts Remanufacturers Association (APRA). For more information on
technical bulletins available through APRA call 703-968-2772 or visit www.AutoBulletins.com.
apply sealant before installing any gaskets. Apply a small quantity of sealant p/n AMV 174 004 01 to sides of joints (arrows) on upper sealing surface of cylinder head.

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