WARNING: Operating, servicing and maintaining a passenger vehicle or off-road vehicle can expose you to chemicals including engine exhaust, carbon monoxide, phthalates, cadmium and lead, which are known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. To minimize exposure, avoid breathing exhaust, do not idle the engine except as necessary, service your vehicle in a well-ventilated area and wear gloves or wash your hands frequently when servicing your vehicle. For more information go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov/passenger-vehicle.
When replacing the manifold gasket it is recommended that you place a straight edge against the manifolds to see if they are in alignment. Misaligned manifolds need to be resurfaced in order to work properly. You should also use anti-seize on all nuts, bolts & studs upon reassembly. All gaskets associated with the intake & exhaust manifold should go on dry-NO GASKET COMPOUND IS REQUIRED or RECOMMENDED. Check the factory engine manuals for proper torque amounts & sequences