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Victus - 2012 Honda Accord (EX-L V6)
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Honda does not sell the gaskets separately. This is fact. The "Honda" gaskets you see on eBay are counterfeits.

You have a few options here. One of them is to buy the whole solenoid assembly (around $150-160 from Majestic) and use just the top half and the new gaskets. This is what Honda's TSB recommends.

You could also try the counterfeit gaskets. Some have had luck with them, others haven't.

You could also use the aftermarket gaskets/assemblies. Again, some have had luck with them, some haven't.

And just to clarify, this is not a VVT solenoid, it's not a VTEC solenoid, and it's not a VTC solenoid. It's just an oil control valve for VCM.
 

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Yeah I know they aren't real the ebay gaskets are fake oem for $10, it doesn't seem super complicated to swap, so it may be worth just trying the ebay ones for now and then watching it. Worst case it leaks I guess. It's been known these sellers will immediately refund if you mention that it's not real oem so they don't get reported, so if it has a problem I likely can get an instant refund no questions asked.
At that point you might as well just get the aftermarket gaskets.
 

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Mahle is a good gasket company.

If you don't mind getting a solenoid assembly, whether that's an OEM or aftermarket assembly, I would go that route if at all possible. Honda's TSB says to replace the assembly and not just the gaskets for a reason. I imagine the mating surface on the solenoid also gets worn.
 
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