Do I need to add any kind of RTV or sealer on.

Tiny
DARYL06
  • 1999 MAZDA 626
  • 187,000 MILES

Do I need to add any kind of RTV or sealer on the new water pump gasket?

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Friday, October 26th, 2012 AT 6:38 PM

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Tiny
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What I usually do is use a clear spray adhesive on the water pump side to attach it solidly and RTV on the engine side so if it's removed later, the gasket will remain on the pump and there won't be a lot of scraping for the next one.

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