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Part Details

  • Includes:   Seal


  • Includes seal
  • Direct replacement
  • Built to strict quality control standards

Item Condition: New

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Lifetime Warranty

This item is backed by a Limited Lifetime Warranty. In the event this item should fail due to manufacturing defects during intended use, we will exchange the part free of charge (excludes shipping charges) for the original purchaser.

  1. step : Removing the VTEC Solenoid (0:40)
    • Locate the solenoid on the backside of the engine, facing the firewall
    • Have a drain pan ready
    • Remove the 10mm bolts from the solenoid
    • Disconnect the solenoid connector
    • Pull the solenoid out
    • Press the clips and remove them from the solenoid
    • Disconnect the wiring harness with needle nose pliers
  2. step : Installing the VTEC Solenoid (4:17)
    • Clean and wipe down the mating surface with a paper towel
    • Place a tab of clean oil on the gasket
    • Insert a bolt into the solenoid
    • Insert the solenoid into place
    • Tighten the three 10mm bolts by hand
    • Tighten the bolts with a 10mm socket and ratchet
    • Torque the solenoid bolts to 8.7 foot-pounds
    • Connect the wiring harnesses
    • Clip the harness into the solenoid

Tools needed for replacement:

    Pliers, Cutters & misc Wrenches

  • Needle nose pliers

  • Ratchets & Related

  • Socket Extensions
  • Torque Wrench
  • Ratchet

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 10mm Socket

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Brand #: 917-224

How-to Video:

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