Replaces

2001-05 Acura EL Honda Civic Valve Cover Gasket Set - 1AEGS00279

Specifications:

  • Valve Cover Gasket Set
  • Includes:
    • Valve Cover Gaskets
    • Spark Plug Tube Seals
  • Made from high quality materials
  • Direct replacements
  • Built to strict quality control standards
  • Fits models with L4 1.7L Engine only

This gasket set makes a great replacement and has good cost savings over dealer gaskets.

Wear and Tear

This item is backed by a 60-day warranty against defects in materials and workmanship under its intended use. The warranty does not cover normal wear and tear. 

  1. step : Removing the Valve Cover (0:34)
    • Loosen the two plastic flat head screws from the engine cover
    • Remove the engine cover
    • Disconnect the ignition coil electrical connectors
    • Remove the three 10mm bolts holding the wiring harness to the valve cover
    • Pull the cable hold-down off the stud
    • Pry the wiring harness off of the valve cover with a flat blade screwdriver
    • Remove the four 10mm nuts from the ignition coils
    • Pull out the ignition coils
    • Remove the 10mm nuts from the throttle cable
    • Remove the oil dipstick
    • Twist off the oil cap
    • Disconnect the PVC breather hose
    • Loosen the five 10mm studs from the valve cover
    • Pry the wiring harness retainer from its studs with the flat blade screwdriver
    • Disconnect the A/C line hold-down with a flat blade screwdriver
    • Pull the power steering line off the valve cover bracket
    • Pull the A/C line off the valve cover bracket
    • Lift the valve cover up and off
  2. step : Removing the Valve Cover Gaskets (3:25)
    • Pull up the valve cover gasket with a pick
    • Peel off the valve cover gasket
    • Pull up the ignition coil gaskets with a pick
    • Peel off the ignition coil gaskets
    • Pry the studs off the top of the valve cover
    • Cut off the valve cover stud gaskets with wire cutters or a razor
    • Slide the washer off the stud
  3. step : Installing the Valve Cover Gaskets (5:50)
    • Slide the washers onto the valve cover stems
    • Slide on the valve cover stud gaskets
    • Put the studs into place on the valve cover
    • Install the valve cover gasket with the tabs on the timing cover side
    • Firmly press in the gasket
    • Push in the ignition coil gaskets with the bezel facing the engine side
    • Firmly press in the gaskets
  4. step : Installing the Valve Cover (7:08)
    • Clean the gasket sealing area with a solvent and a paper towel
    • Slide the valve cover onto the timing cover side, first
    • Maneuver the valve cover into place
    • Put the long bolts into the intake side of the engine
    • Put the shorter bolts into the exhaust side of the engine
    • Tighten the 10mm bolts to 7.2 foot pounds of torque
    • Put the wiring harness retainer into place
    • Connect the PVC breather hose
    • Push the power steering hose into the bracket
    • Push the A/C hose into the bracket
    • Push the ignition coils into place
    • Tighten the four 10mm nuts onto the ignition coil
    • Putt the wiring harness into place
    • Connect the ignition coil wiring harnesses
    • Insert the two 10mm bolts into the wiring harness
    • Push the cable retainer onto the stud
    • Fasten the two 10mm nuts onto the cable retainer
    • Tighten all the 10mm nuts and bolts
    • Twist on the oil cap
    • Put the oil dipstick into place
    • Put the engine cover into place
    • Tighten the two plastic flathead screws into the engine cover
    • Start the engine
    • Check for leaks

Tools needed for replacement:

    General Tools

  • Pick

  • Materials, Fluids, and Supplies

  • Paper Towels

  • Pliers, Cutters & misc Wrenches

  • Wire Cutters

  • Ratchets & Related

  • Ratchet
  • Socket Extensions
  • Torque Wrench

  • Screwdrivers & Related

  • Flat Blade Screwdriver

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 10mm Socket

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Great product and video!
With the kit and the included video, I was able to knock this out in my garage....saved me (and my car) a trip to a mechanic. Thanks!
April 10, 2018
Purchased
4 months ago
Great
Very good quality and came fairly quick had everything I needed and installed easy.
April 4, 2018
Purchased
5 months ago
Keepin' my oil
Works well fits perfectly. Would buy again. Thank you 1Aauto.
April 2, 2018
Purchased
1 year ago
Perfect fit for 01 civic LX
Installation went smoothly. Great fit, and video was helpful. If they have a kit with the Cam plug thing and all of these gaskets and seals, go for that one instead. It'll add another 30 seconds to your repair, and stop another common oil leak for these engines.
January 2, 2018
Purchased
7 months ago
Perfect
The gasket is a exact fit, I didn't really need it, just did preventative maintenance, every thing fit no problem.
April 20, 2017
Purchased
1 year ago
Everything was fast and easy and cheap
I watched the vidoe how to replace the valve cover gasket and order the part It was easy all i had to do is follow the video and the ordering was fast and easy thank you guys
March 9, 2017
Purchased
1 year ago
Nice and Easy
The best part about this product is the video that came with it. Installation was a breeze! The part was a perfect fit. I love 1A-Auto!
February 20, 2017
Purchased
1 year ago
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Vehicle Fit

Year Make Model Description
2001-2005Acura EL Acura EL Valve Cover Gasket Set
2001-2005Honda Civic Honda Civic Valve Cover Gasket Set L4 1.7L
Part #: 1AEGS00279


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